Park Permit Application

Parks Permits Office is open Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. Please note:

  • All pavilion rentals and payments must be done online
  • Pavilions must be reserved a minimum of 7 days in advance
  • The Parks Permits office requires 14 days to process all new requests for non-pavilion rentals
  • No refunds will be permitted unless the permit is cancelled by New Castle County
  • At this time, we have temporarily suspended memorial bench & tree applications

If you have questions, you can contact the Parks Permits Office at or 302-395-5606.

How to apply:

Pavilions — Online only

All pavilions rentals must be done online at You will need to create a username and password to use the site. After logging in, click on "reserve," select an event type, a description, and the maximum number of guests. Next, search and select the facility you want to reserve. You may pay using a credit card on the site.

Via email or fax

You may download and print all the required forms from this webpage. Completed forms can be sent via fax to (302) 395 5650. Our fax machine is located in a secure, locked room. Completed forms can also be scanned and emailed to Please send all email correspondence to so that the first available employee is able to assist you. Only the Parks Permits department has access to this fax number and email so that the payment information you list on your application is protected. We shred all payment information after processing unless otherwise requested.

*Memorial bench and tree applications have been temporarily suspended