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 […]




Repaving of Streets -NO PARKING-ALL VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED – NOV 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 2018 BUSINESSES WILL REMAIN OPEN DURING REPAVING

Due to the streets being repaved there is: NO PARKING –  ALL VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED No parking on Washington Street on Saturday, November 17th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. On Monday, November 19th there will be no parking on the south-side of Washington Street (which is the odd number addresses) […]




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




Job Descriptions for 2 Part Time Positions Available at Town Hall

Customer Service – Social Media and Communications Job Posting Oct 2018 Customer Service Representative – Special Events and Programs Job Posting Oct 2018




Town Hall will be Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday-Nov. 22-23




DelDOT Alerts- Traffic and Closures

SR 141/I-95 Interchange Project Will Require Nighttime Lane and Ramp Closure for Milling and Paving WHEN: 8 PM until 5 AM on Sunday, October 21, 2018 through Thursday, October 25, 2018   In the event of inclement weather, the lane and ramp closures will occur at 9 PM on Friday, October 26, 2018 until 8 […]




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  




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 […]




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.  […]