City News Will No Longer Be Delivered to Your Mailbox

As of the Jan, 2020 publication of the City News,  it will no longer be delivered to your mailbox.  You can obtain a copy of the Quarterly newsletter at the Post Office, Library, Town Hall and here on the City’s website. Jan, 2020 City News

Phone Scam – Please Read

This is a message from the Delaware City Police Department regarding a phone scam in the area. A recent phone scam in the area has individuals representing themselves as employees of the Social Security Administration, Federal Marshall’s Service, or Sheriff’s Department contacting citizens to inform them their social security checks have been stopped or their […]

Preliminary Plans for the Proposed Ft. DuPont Campground

The following Power Point Presentation was presented to the Planning Commission and members of the public that attended the public meeting on Monday, August 5, 2019.  It is the preliminary plans for a campground at the Fort DuPont Grassdale site.  There will be a final presentation to the Planning Commission and public at a future […]

Code Enforcer, Shane Miller, Office Hours

The Code Enforcer Shane Miller’s Office Hours are on Mondays from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  He can be reached at 302-834-4573 ext 120 or emailed at

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 […]

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  

Register To Be Notified for Emergencies – Code RED

Register your information with the organization known as Code RED and you will be notified of any natural disaster such as floods, hurricanes and other weather related emergencies.  In addition notification for all hazardous events.  It is as easy as clicking the link below and following the instructions.     Pages  

Want to know more about the Floodplain? Check out the You Tube Video below.

A You Tube presentation created by Jeff Bigby, a Floodplain Administrator from Oklahoma, explains how a flood occurs and ways to help lessen the flood waters.  Although he talks about Oklahoma it is relevent to Delaware.  The link is .

Want to Report a Streetlight that is Out

Street Light outages can be reported through the website 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.


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 […]