Town of Fenwick Island


See the link below for information the Town received in regards to the windfarm scheduled to be placed off the Delaware shore: windfarm info

Fireworks Banned

With 4th of July fast approaching, we would like to make everyone aware that Fenwick Island does not allow fireworks in Town limits per Town Charter C-26.D. and Town Code 73-3. Sparklers are considered o.k., but anything that leaves the ground (shoots up) are not allowed. Fenwick Island Police Department will be monitoring the area […]

No Animals on Beach

As a reminder, no pets or other animals are permitted on the beach at any time between May 1 – September 30. For other beach rules:  Beach-Rules-Regulations-brochure

Man-of-War Washing Up in Fenwick Island

FENWICK ISLAND, Del. – Some unwelcome visitors have been washing up on Delaware’s shorelines. Portuguese Man O’ War’s are a jellyfish-like species with a very painful sting, and Fenwick Island visitors claim they’ve seen them on the beach recently. According to the Department of Natural Resources, a Man O’ War’s tentacles can grow up to […]

Election Cancelled 8/4/18

ELECTION CANCELLED The election that was to be held on Saturday, August 4th has been cancelled. The 3 sitting council people whose terms were up for election have been re-elected for another 2 year term. Congratulations to Treasurer Bunting, Secretary Merritt, and Council Member Carmean!

Barefoot in Fenwick Island Memory Book

A book has just been released by Dr. Kimberly Grimes about the history of Fenwick Island!  The book also includes historical photos. If you are interested in purchasing a book, please stop by Town Hall.  The book cost $25 (cash or check only). Dr. Grimes will also have a table at the Town’s 65th Birthday […]

New Parking Permit System

Our parking kiosk is now up and running!  If you need an hourly, daily, weekly, or summer permit, they can be obtained at the parking kiosk in front of the Police Station. For residential hang tags, they still can be picked up at the Police Station, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

65th Birthday Celebration – 7/1/18

Save the date!  We look forward to seeing everyone at our birthday celebration on July 1st from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.!!

American Flag Disposal Drop-Off

When an American flag becomes worn, faded, torn or soiled, it should be retired and replaced with a new flag. There are several ways to respectfully dispose of the American flag without showing disgrace. The most common method is burning the torn or tattered flag in a special ceremony. As a service to the community, […]

Forgotten Cats

Forgotten Cats provides a Trap, Neuter, and Return (TNR) program for cats in our area.  The cost of the program is covered by a grant, so there is no charge to you. Please email: to obtain a trap to capture the cat.  For more information about this program, please visit: