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Press Release – Updated Trash, Yard Waste & Recycle Schedule for Week of 9/21. More Info

Forms and Fees


The City of New Castle’s FOIA Coordinator is: William J. Barthel, City Administrator.
To submit a Freedom of Information Form (FOIA), please download Online Form or PDF Form, then mail or drop off at the City Administration Building, 220 Delaware Street , New Castle , DE 19720 attn: William J. Barthel, City Administrator or you can scan and email to:

City Tax and Invoice Payments

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City Event Applications

Parade & Public Assembly Form

$25 for residents, businesses licensed in New Castle and all nonprofits
$50 all others
No fee for City, State or Federal government sponsored/co-sponsored event
Plus the actual cost of providing any requested City services.
City Parade & Assembly Form (above) should be mailed or brought (with applicable fees) to the City Administration Building, 220 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720 or emailed to:

The Trustees of the New Castle Common issue permits for various events and activities held in Battery Park.

Please use forms below for your event in Battery Park.

Battery Park Use Application Forms

Battery Park Events Plan Your Event in Battery Park!

Towing Fee & Alcohol Permit Fee

$100.00 Application fee for permit for sale of consumption of alcoholic beverages on public property pursuant to §90-3 (D) of the City Code. (Forms Available at the City Office 220 Delaware Street)
$65.00 Towing fee assessed for any vehicle towed pursuant to lawful authority in the City.

Building Department Forms

If your business is located within the incorporated city limits of the City of New Castle, or you do business within the City Limits you are required to obtain a City of New Castle Business License each year.  If you have any questions about whether your location is inside the incorporated City limits please call 302-322-9801 before applying for any license.  (Map of City Limits)