Whether it is a job or an education, a vacation or a new home, come explore our hometown located here in the heart of Delmarva between the beaches and the bay and discover what we mean when we say:

We are Seaford, Delaware, the perfect place to start.

     
 

LOCATION


        Seaford is situated along U.S. Route 13, the main north-south artery running from Wilmington, DE to Norfolk, VA.  Located in the southwest portion of the state, its central position on the Delmarva Peninsula makes it an important trade center and convenience to both the large cities and seashore resorts.  Using a  network of first-class highways, Seaford is only 83 miles from Baltimore, 96 miles from Washington, D.C., and 111 miles from Philadelphia and 200 miles from New York City.
 
 
 

REINVESTMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM

 
        The Reinvestment Incentive Program creates and opportunity whereby property owners that wish to invest in the City of Seaford may apply for and, if qualified, be granted a sum of money to offer assistance for the startup costs associated with a new business.  For detailed information regarding this program contact Trisha Newcomer, Economic Development Manager at 302.629.9173 or via email at tnewcomer@seafordde.com
 
 

SIDEWALK LOAN PROGRAM

 
        A property owner who has received an estimate for sidewalk and/or curbing installation may apply for a 0% interest loan from the City, through our sidwalk loan program.  The property owner’s sidewalk and/or curbing installation must be in accordance with the City’s established specifications.  The maximum loan amount of three thousand dollars per property (unless the property is located on a corner lot, then the maximum amount of the loan shall be six thousand dollars) is to be reimbursed to the City by the Property Owner within four years of completion of the installation at no interest; payments are to be made at a minimum of four (4) annual installments of one-fourth (1/4) the total amount each year.  For more infomration regarding this loan program please contact Josh Littleton, Building Offiical at 302.629.9173 or via email at jlittleton@seafordde.com.
 

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (DDD) GRANT

 
        On January 11th, Governor Markell designated Seaford as one of Delaware’s three Downtown Development Districts.  With this designation comes access to the Downtown Development District (DDD) Grant program and other incentives to leverage private investment to improve downtown, improve housing stock, and draw new business.  You can view our application summary by clicking here.
 
        The City is excited about this opportunity and what it can mean for our community.  For more information about this program, available incentives and applications, visit the Delaware State Housing Authority and the Delaware Office of State Planning websites.  To find out if your property or project qualifies, contact Trisha Newcomer, Economic Develoment Manager at 302.629.9173 or via email at tnewcomer@seafordde.com
 
 



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