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 Day 2.0 Survey

Fill out the survey below to make your suggestions about the New Delaware City Day 2.0!!! Delaware City Day Survey Please print the above survey and return to Town Hall, 407 Clinton Street.   Thank you

Downtown Development District (DDD) Plan – 5 Minute Opinion Survey

Please take 5 minutes to complete the DDD Opinion Survey and have your opinions and thoughts heard about how to develop the downtown district.   Please return the survey by November 30, 2017 to Town Hall.  If you have any questions, please call Town Hall 834-4573.  DDD Opinion Survey You can also complete this survey online […]

Reedy Point Bridge to have Partial Closures-Starting 11-8-17

Beginning November 8th the Army Corp of Engineers will be doing work on the Reedy Point Bridge.  There will be partial closings until the work is completed, but there will not be a total closure, so passage may just be slower depending on traffic.

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


Chief Baylor would like  you to be aware of IRS scams that are happening. The IRS will not contact you by phone, text or email.  Their first contact to you will be a letter that you will receive in the mail.  If you receive a text, phone call or email from the IRS, please contact […]

2017 Recycling Schedule

2017 Recycling Schedule

(302)STOPPIT Water Pollution Hotline

County, City, State Launch (302) STOPPIT Water Pollution Hotline New Castle County, the City of Wilmington, and the Delaware Department of Transportation have announced the launch of the (302) STOPPIT water pollution hotline for residents to report pollution going into or coming out of the storm sewer system. When Delaware City residents see evidence that […]


Section Remedial Action: For grass higher than 10”, the homeowner will be given a Code Violation and will have 5 business days to mow. If the homeowner does not mow the lawn by the end of the 5th business day, Delaware City will fine the homeowner $50 and will have the grass mowed at […]

Stormwater Management Virtual Workshop