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 Election Day -4/3/18 Noon to 8 PM

Election Notice #1 2018 Revised You must be a registered voter with the Department of Elections at least thirty (30) days prior to the election to be able to vote in the Delaware City Municipal Elections.




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 […]




Mayor’s Ball – February 24, 2018

02/24/2018 at 07:00 PM Location: Delaware City Fire Hall Address: 815 5th Street Delaware City, DE 19706 The Sixth Annual First State Mayors’ BallSaturday, February 24, 2018 at 7  p.m. The Ballroom of the Delaware City Fire Company Hors d’ouvres ~ Cocktails ~ Music ~Silent & Live AuctionsDancing to The Big Package ~ Carving Station […]




Delaware Solid Waste Authority Recycling Events for 2018

DSWA Collection-Event-Schedule-2018




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




BEWARE OF IRS SCAMS

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 […]




2018 Recycling Schedule

2018 Recycling Schedule revised




(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 […]




HIGH GRASS VIOLATIONS

Section 106.3.1.5.2 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 […]