Sustainability Plan Purpose

To develop a comprehensive approach to sustainability through a Sustainability Plan that will serve as a tool and a road map for helping the City coordinate efforts, track progress, and focus energies on the highest priorities.  In the administration of regulations, policy development and in standard operating practice, the government of the City of Dover will make decisions that reflect our definition of sustainability.

The Sustainability Plan is intended to inform other City planning processes; set goals and strategies for the City; and identify opportunities for change and progress. Implementation of the plan will, as a first step, include the development of internal cross-departmental municipal operations Sustainability Policies and Procedures. The last section of the plan will be a living document that is intended to be routinely updated as actions towards goals are identified and accomplished by the City.