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 […]




Shuttle Service will be Provided for Harbor Estate Residents for Delaware City Day

For more information, call Delaware City Police Department, 302-836-6344.




Mayor and Council Meetings Moving Location

As of the July 16, 2018 Mayor and Council meeting, regular meetings of the Mayor & Council will be held at the Delaware City Fire Company, 815 Fifth Street, Delaware City 19706.




Clinton Street to Close All Day for Delaware City Day – July 21st

Clinton Street will be closed too all traffic from Second Street to Battery Park on July 21st for Delaware City Day.




Police Department to Stay Open Late to Issue Parking Permits for Delaware City Day

The Police Department will remain open until 9:00 PM on Wednesday, June 27th and July 11th for your convenience, so you can pick up your parking permit for  Delaware City Day after hours. Vehicle permits are issued everyday from 8AM to 5PM at the Delaware City Police Department. Clinton Street from Second Street to Battery […]




Part of Castle Trail to Close this Weekend

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that a portion of the Mike Castle Trail west of the Lums Pond trailhead on the C&D Canal Conservation Area will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning tomorrow, Friday, June 15. Repairs are necessary due to a crushed culvert and damaged pavement on the trail. Weather permitting, construction is […]




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 .




DELAWARE CITY DAY WILL BE SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018




Potential Noise Impact

The potential noise is associated with construction of the fish return project at the Delaware City Refinery. They will be driving piles in the area behind the piers and then at a few locations along the sleeperway. All work will take place between 7:00am and 3:30pm. The work is expected to be complete in 2-3 […]




Want to Report a Streetlight that is Out

Street Light outages can be reported through the website www.delmarva.com or there is a mobile app for your phone that locates the streetlight exactly where you are standing so you can easily report it as a problem.  When reported by website or app they go immediately to a field resource for review and repair. https://delmarva.streetlightoutages.com/map/default.html