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 […]




National Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, October 27, 2018

Do  you have unwanted drugs you want to dispose of?  Bring them to the Delaware City Police Department, 407 Clinton Street on Saturday, October 27th at 10 AM.




Hurricane Preparedness Tips – Impending Storm coming in from the Atlantic with a Potential to Impact our Area

You are likely aware of the impending storm coming in from the Atlantic with a potential to impact our area. Here is some information in advance of the 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 […]




New Water Rates Effective with the October, 2018 Bills

The Mayor and Council approved a water rate increase with Ordinance 18-0618-01 on 7-16-18. New Water Rates




Long Term DelDOT Project Updates – Rep. Longhurst

Route 7/Route 71: Construction is ongoing, with some utility work currently being done. It is projected to be complete later this summer or early fall. ·     Route 72 Widening: We have completed the design of the advanced utility contract. We are in the process of advertising it to contractors and expect to start construction in the fall. ·     Route […]




St. George’s Bridge is Closed for Repair Work as of 9-10-18

Over the weekend the Army Corps issued a reminder that the St. Georges Bridge will be closed for months of repair work. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its […]




Please Take the Delaware City Survey

Delaware City is currently preparing for its 2019 Comprehensive Plan Update. The comprehensive plan is a document designed to guide the future actions of our community. It presents a vision for the future and identifies long-range goals and objectives. Through public dialogue, residents can express their vision for the future of Delaware City which ultimately […]




Delaware City Fireworks has been Rescheduled for Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Dusk (about 7PM)

Parking restrictions for Delaware City Fireworks will go into effect beginning at 5:00 p.m. Sunday evening. The following parking restrictions will take effect: Beginning at 5:00 p.m., there will be no parking on Clinton Street from Second Street to the circle at Battery Park. Violators will be towed! Beginning at 5:00 p.m. Washington Street at […]




Delaware City Police Officer Position Available

Delaware City Police Deportment Employment Application – July 2018




Contractors will need to Obtain a Delaware City Contractor License as of September 4, 2018

The Mayor and Council has adopted Ordinance 18-0618-03 which requires all contractors working in the City of Delaware City to obtain a Contractor License.  Application for Delaware City Contractor License to do work in the City.  The license is in effect from July 1st to June 30th of the following year, and must be renewed annually.  […]




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