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 […]




Special Election to Elect a Mayor – August 20th

Notice #1 Special Election 2019




Delaware City Day Fireworks Rescheduled for Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Dusk

More information to follow




Delaware City Police is Asking for the Public’s Assistance in Locating a Stolen Firearm

Delaware City Police Is Asking Help in Locating Stolen Firearm




Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer Position Available

Code Enforcement Officer The City of Delaware City is looking for a part-time Code Enforcement Officer.  Compensation commensurate with experience.  Resumes must include the applicant’s ICC Certifications and Municipal Code compliance experience.  Minimum requirements must be met for consideration: Diploma or equivalent, certification or coursework in criminal justice, public administration, or related field, valid driver’s […]




Delaware City Day Scheduled for July 20th

2019 Meeting Schedule The Delaware City Day Committee has determined that Delaware City Day will occur on Saturday, July 20, 2019.  It will start with the parade at 11:00AM and will end at 5:00PM. The Delaware City Day Fireworks will occur on Sunday, September 22, 2019.  It will start at 6:00PM and will end at […]




Town Hall Hours are Changing as of Monday, Jan 7, 2019 to 8:30 to 4:30 Mon-Fri




Winter Weather Safety Tips

While the first day of winter is not until December 21st, the threat for winter weather begins now. In fact, winter has already reared its ugly head in the form of a November snow and ice storm. As our calendar year ends, the days and nights turn colder and the potential for dangerous weather conditions […]




Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Here is some information in advance of a storm as a reminder of some of the things that should be completed prior to the storm, as well as during the storm.   The following information, should be used for all potential hurricanes and/or dangerous storms. Hurricane Preparedness Pet Preparedness Tips Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Checklist  




Register To Be Notified for Emergencies – Code RED

Register your information with the organization known as Code RED and you will be notified of any natural disaster such as floods, hurricanes and other weather related emergencies.  In addition notification for all hazardous events.  It is as easy as clicking the link below and following the instructions. https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/BF93467E3FC5     Pages  




Want to know more about the Floodplain? Check out the You Tube Video below.

A You Tube presentation created by Jeff Bigby, a Floodplain Administrator from Oklahoma, explains how a flood occurs and ways to help lessen the flood waters.  Although he talks about Oklahoma it is relevent to Delaware.  The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erhalqod3is&feature=youtu.be .