News & Notices

The Town of Chesapeake City strives to keep all residents informed and up-to-date on all important matters impacting their lives here in our charming town. If there are announcements you feel are missing, please feel free to reach out to us at 410-885-5298 or contact us via our online form and mark the “I think an important announcement is missing from the website” box.

Mosquito Spraying

Mosquito spraying began on Thursday, June 7, 2018, and will continue on a schedule of, every other Thursday morning between the hours of 1:00 am and 5:00 am, throughout the summer.

Chesapeake City Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks

Date & Time: July 1, 2018 from 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Rain Date: Monday, July 2, 2018

Enjoy an evening of food, music, and fireworks. Festivities begin at 4:00 pm near Pell Gardens with food, vendors, and music. Fireworks Display – starts around 9:30 pm. Best Viewing is anywhere along the canal on either the north or south sides of town. GREAT NEWS!

The rockets will once again show their red glare over the C&D Canal from Chesapeake City on July 1st. There will be food, music, vendors, and other like items on both the north and south sides of the canal – near Pell Gardens on the South Side and at the base of Lock Street, the C&D Canal Trail Head, on the North Side. Additional parking can be found on the levees at the west end of Third Street on the South Side.

The Fireworks Extravaganza takes place at approximately 9:30 pm and is an awesome sight over the canal waters. The lengthy fireworks show is sponsored by the Town of Chesapeake City, the Chesapeake Inn and Marina, and Schaefers Canal House Resturant. So, gather up the family, pack up your folding chairs or bring a blanket or two, and come to the Historic Town of Chesapeake City and have fun under the stars.


The Town of Chesapeake City has 4 slips available in the basin for rental. $1275.00/Season (June – October)

Please contact Town Hall Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm for inquiries or questions.

Single-Stream Recycling

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  • Food and beverage cartons
  • Mixed paper: catalogues, magazines, newspapers, junk mail and envelopes
  • Food boxes, toilet paper, and FLATTENED cardboard boxes
  • Aluminum cans and empty aerosol cans
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, containers and bulky plastic items
  • Glass bottles and jars

Items NOT accepted in single-stream recycling:

  • NO plastic bags
  • NO plastic food trays or cups
  • NO styrofoam
  • NO pizza or frozen food boxes
  • NO napkins or paper towels
  • NO ceramic
  • NO construction debris
  • NO yard waste
  • NO hazardous waste