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Live & Work
Checklist for Residents

Mandatory Income Tax Filing
All Delaware residents are required to file annual city income tax returns, even if no tax is due. This includes anyone temporarily living away from home such as college students, teachers, etc. Non-resident taxpayers who have income derived within the City of Delaware and for whom the tax is not withheld by their employer must file a Delaware City income tax return. More information

Door-to-Door Peddler Ordinance
The City Solicitation Ordinance, Chapter 721, regulates solicitors by requiring registration, identification badges and other information, coordinated by the City Police Department. Peddler ordinance FAQs

Senior Services Directory
The Council for Older Adults for Delaware County provides a variety of senior services. More information

City Ordinances
All of the city laws and statutes as approved by City Council.

City Map
View or download a city map here

Important Phone Numbers

Police/Fire Emergency 9-1-1
Police non-emergency 740-203-1111
Fire non-emergency 740-203-1300
Animal Control 740-203-1111

Water and Sewer  
City of Delaware Utilities Department
Refuse and Recycling  
City of Delaware Public Works Department

Voter Registration  
Delaware County Board of Elections 740-833-2080
Jobs and Family Services, Delaware County 740-833-2300
City of Delaware Human Resources  740-203-1025

Health Care and Wellness
Delaware General Health District 740-368-1700
Delaware Community Center YMCA 740-203-3051
Veterans Services Commission 740-833-2010
Information and Referral  
Delaware County District Library Main Branch 740-362-3861