Welcome to Delaware City’s Official Website

Delaware City is a quaint riverfront community proud of its rich history and excited about the future. Located on the Delaware River in New Castle County, Delaware, Delaware City is the gateway to many natural and historic treasures, such as the Delaware Estuary marshes, the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, Fort Delaware and Fort DuPont. Visitors […]




Delaware City Halloween House Decorating Contest – Prizes for Scariest House & Most Creative House

The City of Delaware City & Main Street Delaware City Presents Delaware City Halloween House Decorating Contest!   The City of Delaware City is encouraging all residents to create the Spookiest Halloween House on the block!   Judging will take place – Friday, October 30, 2020   Prizes Awarded for: Scariest House & Most Creative […]




TeFap Food Program Available Monthly for E.B.T. Card Holders/ Low Income Families

TeFap Food Program is now available once a month at the Delaware City Community Center for Delaware City, Port Penn and St. Georges Residents.  If you receive Food Stamps / EBT and Low Income you may qualify for this Program.  For more information please contact Judy Masishin at (302) 836-6344 or Betty Barrett (302) 650-6374 […]




HALLOWEEN 2020

Trick or Treating is permitted in Delaware City! We ask that you practice all safety measures to keep yourself and others safe! Social Distancing, Wearing Masks, Sanitizing, No Large Gatherings! Get Creative & Stay Safe! There will be No City wide Halloween Events Scheduled this year!




 TOWNWIDE STREET SWEEPING – SEPTEMBER 14-16

TOWNWIDE STREET SWEEPING In accordance with our Stormwater Pollution Prevention & Management Plan, the City will be doing our Semi-annual street sweeping of the whole City.  The street sweeping will occur on September 14-16.   The schedule is as follows: Sept 14 -the following streets will be swept:  All streets that run North and South- Streets […]




Labor Day Holiday – Trash Pick-Up will be done on Tuesday September 8, 2020

As a reminder that all Monday Trash services next week will be picked up on Tuesday Sept 8th due to the Labor Day holiday. Have a safe and happy holiday!!!




Employment Opportunity with the Delaware City Police Dept

  Please complete the below Employment Application and return it with a copy of your Resume.  Application




Colonial School District Superintendent Jeffrey Menzer will be at the August 17, 2020 Mayor & Council Meeting

Jeffrey Menzer, Superintendent for Colonial School District will be at the Delaware City Mayor & Council Meeting on August 17, 2020 to discuss the upcoming school year. We encourage all families with school age children to come out for this meeting! The Mayor & Council Meeting is held at the Delaware City Fire Company and […]




Storm Water Mapping throughout the City to begin July 27, 2020

We will begin our Storm Water Mapping with KCI throughout the City this week, starting in the northern most area of the City along Canal Street and then moving west street by street towards Dragon Creek. If you have any questions or concerns about what’s taking place please reach out to Town Hall at 302-834-4573




Election Certification 2020 – Official Results

Election Certification 2020 – Official Results




Free Covid-19 Testing at Gunning Bedford Middle School June 26, 2020

Gunning Bedford Middle School will be used as a free testing site next Friday from 10am-2pm. Testing will take place in the parking lot utilizing a drive thru method. 801 Cox Neck Road, New Castle, DE 19720