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 Town Wide Yard Sale- Apr. 27th & 28th




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 Fireworks Scheduled for Sunday, September 22nd

The Delaware City Day Committee has scheduled the Delaware City Day fireworks for Sunday, September 22nd from 6:00PM to the end of the fireworks.




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 […]




DNREC to hold Open Houses Feb. 25, 26, and 27 Seeking Public Input on Preliminary Recommendations from the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee

DOVER (Feb. 5, 2019) – Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will hold three public open houses in February, seeking input on preliminary recommendations made by the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee.   The Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act requires DNREC to develop and promulgate regulations for the redevelopment of […]




Delaware City Municipal Election Has Been Cancelled

Cancellation & Results of Election 19-0305 Congratulations to Mayor Stanley Green and Council Member Bob Malinowski and John P. Buchheit, III.  They will all be serving on the Mayor and Council for the next two (2) years.




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 […]




See the Results of the Comprehensive Plan Survey!

Here are the results of the Comprehensive Plan Survey. https://ql.tc/BaCy4E Delaware City Comprehensive Plan Survey Results




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