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 […]

Trunk or Treat – October 30th at 6:00 PM

Trunk or Treat

Reedy Point Bridge to have Partial Closures

Beginning the middle of November 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.

Delaware City Halloween Parade – October 31st

Come and join in the fun for the Delaware City Halloween Parade!  Line up at 5:45 PM in the Town Hall Parking Lot. The parade will begin at 6:00 PM and process up Clinton Street ending at Crabby Dicks.  Prizes will be given to children, adults and dogs this year, so the whole family can […]


Finance Manager Position Description – September 2017

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Finance Manager Position

Finance Manager Recruitment Posting Finance Manager Position Description – September 2017

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 […]