Welcome to the Town of Newport

Date Posted: Friday, May 9th, 2014

The Town of Newport is a thriving community located on the Christina River in the northern part of Delaware in New Castle County. We offer excellent educational, recreational, and business opportunities. Convenient access to DE141 and I-95 provides ease in commuting to Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore and the Delaware Beaches. With it’s colonial heritage and vibrant commerce, Newport combines a balanced appreciation of history, and a strong economic base for growth, both residential and commercial.


Special Pickup – Saturday, July 18, 2020

Date Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2020

Waste Management will be around to pick up your unwanted household items.  No paint, yard waste, tires, refrigerators, A/C units, or chemical, please. Have your items out the night before. Thank you for your cooperation.


Building Access

Date Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2020

The state is approaching Phase II of the reopening process, but we will continue to limit “”free-for-all” access for the time being.  If you have business with the town, please continue to call the numbers below. Court 42 – 302-998-2707 Town issues, permits, licensing, etc. – 302-994-6403 Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.    


Coronavirus Tips and Hotline

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

  Call Center Flyer   Coronavirus Prevention Tips


Mail Fraud

Date Posted: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

If you have been the victim of mail fraud and the address receiving the item is located here in Newport, you may use the following link to make a report: https://goo.gl/forms/xL5hvd5S8CFR7qTm1 You will also need to contact your local police agency if you live outside of Newport.  


2014 Comprehensive Plan

Date Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015

The 2014 Comprehensive Plan document has been update. View the Comprehensive Plan here.