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Save a Trip to Town Hall

Release Date: March 30, 2020

 

 

Town of Dover

37 North Sussex Street

DOVER, NEW JERSEY 07801

Telephone: (973) 366-2200 x1144

Fax: (973) 328-6524

 

SAVE THE TRIP TO TOWN HALL

 

IN AN EFFORT TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING AND DO WHAT WE CAN TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS, WE HAVE PROVIDED YOU WITH A LIST OF SERVICES AND HOW YOU CAN STILL ACCOMPLISH THEM WITHOUT MAKING THE TRIP TO TOWN HALL. WE HOPE TO MAKE CHANGES AND KEEP UPDATING THIS LIST AS A WAY TO PROVIDE ANSWERS TO YOUR POTENTIAL QUESTIONS.

 

SERVICES YOU MAY NEED

HOW YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH WITHOUT VISTING TOWN HALL

Clerk’s Office:

  • Bingo and Raffle License Application

 

  • Dog and Cat Licenses

 

  • Liquor Licenses

 

 

  • Voter Registration Application
  • Vote by Mail Application

 

  • OPRA Requests

 

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1179

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1179

 

  • By Appointment Only - Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1112 or 1110

 

 

  • Visit www.dover.nj.us
    • Departments
    • Town Clerk
    • OPRA
      • OPRA Forms
      • Submit Electronically

 

Construction Department:

  • Apply for Construction Permit

 

 

 

 

 

  • Pay for Construction Permit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Inspections

 

  • Mail applications to Town Hall Attn.: Construction Department

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 2115 for Construction Permit Fee
    • Mail in Fee to Town Hall Attn.: Construction Department

 

  • Make check payable to the “Town of Dover”

 

  • Essential Inspections – by Appointment Only – Scheduled via Phone Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 2115

Code Enforcement Department:

  • Inspection Scheduling

 

  • Application and Forms

 

 

 

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 2114

 

  • Questions call 973-366-2200 Ext. 2114

 

Engineering Department:

  • Permit Applications:
    • Driveway Permit
    • Street Opening
    • Zoning Permit

 

 

 

  • Visit www.dover.nj.us
    • Forms/Applications
    • Engineering Department
    • Questions call 973-366-2200 Ext. 2115

Fire Department:

  • Non-Emergency questions 973-366-0328

 

Fire Prevention:

  • Request Certificate of Inspection
  • Request Inspection
  • Submit Payment
  • Request Training

 

Health Department:

Vital Statistics;

  • Birth, Death, & Marriage Certificate Requests, and amendments to Vital Records

 

  • Marriage License Applications

 

Retail Food Establishment;

  • Inspections, and all other food related issues

 

Animal Control;

  • Dog at large, lost, injured, dead animals, and all other animal related issued such as animal bites

 

Dover Public Health Nurse;

  • Communicable Disease, general public health inquires, and community resources

 

 

 

  • Visit www.dover.nj.us for instructions, fee, and to obtain the application. Mail in only - Attn. Health Department, Town Hall

 

  • By Appointment Only - Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1120

 

  • By Appointment Only – Schedule by calling REHS, Susan Downer at 973-573-4043

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1120 or you may call the Randolph Pound at 973-543-9333

 

 

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1125

 

Municipal Court:

  • Pay a ticket/fine (traffic only)
  • Pay a garbage or criminal fine

 

 

 

  • Dispositions/Transcripts of Docket
    • Post Bail
    • Sign Complaints
    • General Questions

 

 

  • Mail payment by check or Money Order to Town Hall Attn.: Municipal Court made payable to “Dover Court”

 

Police Department:

  • Police Records

 

 

  • Applying for Firearms Permit

 

  • Contact the Police Records Department at 973-366-2200 Ext. 4005 or 4006

 

  • By Appointment Only – call 973-366-2200 Ext. 4101

 

Public Works:

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 3129

Recreation:

 

  • Call 973-366-2200 Ext. 1169 or Email
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Tax Assessor’s Office:

  • Tax Assessment Records Search
  • Tax Maps
  • Tax Deduction Forms
  • Address Change Form

 

  • Assessment Appeals

 

 

 

 

 

  • Contact the Morris County Board of Taxation at 973-285-6707

 

Tax Collector’s Office:

  • Payments – Tax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Payments - Water

 

  • Make check or money order payable to “Town of Dover”, and mail to Town Hall
  • Payments can be dropped in the drop box on the side of the building by the river (no Cash)
  • Visit www.dover.nj.us
    • Forms/Applications
    • Tax Bill Payment – follow directions as shown

 

  • Make check or money order to “Dover Water Commission”, and mail to Town Hall

 

  •  Payments can be dropped in the drop box on the side of the building by the river (no Cash)
  • Visit www.dover.nj.us
    • Forms/Applications
    • Utility Bill Payment – follow directions as shown

Water Department:

  • Water Reservation
  • Water Service Connection
  • Submit Application for Water meter
  • Owner/Tenant Transfer form

 

 

  • Visit www.dover.nj.us
    • Forms/Applications
    • Fax Applications to 973-399-0039