News & Notices:

The Importance of House Numbers

Buildings must have address numbers plainly legible and visible from the street fronting the property. House numbers are not only convenient for finding addresses but necessary for emergency responders to locate those in need. When responding to an emergency, minutes matter so be sure that fire, ambulance, and police personnel can easily and quickly find your address. The 2012 International Property Maintenance Code, which the […]


Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Information

The following information is provided to help citizens prepare for and recover from recent storms. Delaware Emergency Management Agency provides updates for current emergencies For information to help prepare for emergencies, including building a disaster kit and making a plan, visit the websites below: Delaware Citizen Corps Prepare DE Ready.gov The State of Delaware’s website also lists after storm resources. To receive information, both emergency and nonemergency, […]


Harrington Memorabilia

City of Harrington, Harrington Fire Company, Harrington Senior Center, and other Harrington organizations have merchandise available at The Clutter Box with procedes benefiting each organization. Items available include: Cookbooks from Trinity Church and Prospect Church Collectors Plates and Baskets from Harrington Parks and Recreation Heritage Day Baskets Notecards from Harrington Historical Society The Clutter Box 12 Commerce Street Harrington, DE 19952 Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 – 5:00 […]


Door-to-Door Salesperson ID

Please be aware that the Delaware Division of Revenue has issued a letter regarding salesperson identification which is now a requirement when a person solicits door-to-door.


Feral Cat Management Program

Please click here to read information about Harrington’s free roaming cats and how they will be managed. UPDATE (07/18/12): The phone number listed on the orginal document for the Code Enforcement Officer was incorrect. The correct phone number is (302) 398-4428.


Hello Harrington for July 2012

Welcome to our new website. Much of the layout for the new website is similar to the previous site. The site is an improvement in many ways. It is provided at no cost and was developed through Delaware Government Information Center, a state agency. Please view the full message Hello Harrington July 2012 PDF.


Hello Harrington – It’s Spring!

Hello Harrington, Spring is definitely here if this week is any indication. Some people are already out working in their yards and enjoying the good weather. When you are out and about you may run into our new Code Enforcement Officer, Tom Carroll. Tom grew up in Harrington, and was promoted to his new position from the Public Works Department. We are very excited to […]


Community Cat Trapping UPDATED 02/25/13

Feral cat trapping has begun in the City of Harrington. As part of the Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) program, colonies of feral cats will be trapped and transported by the Delaware SPCA to be spayed or neutered and vaccinated for rabies then returned to the site where they were captured. The first night of trapping was Sunday, August 19, 2012, and resulted in 21 cats being […]