Online portal for Permits Plans and Licensing

The City of Dover utilizes an online permit system to streamline the process for applying for and renewing permits and licenses, submitting construction plans and scheduling inspections.

Available 24 hours a day, the city's portal for permits, plans and licensing at allows customers to utilize the system without entering a municipal building. It is geared toward residents, contractors, real estate developers and businesses that support operations within the city. The portal has about 60 applications for permits, plans and business licenses, including utility licenses, paving licenses, driveway permit, excavation permit and building permits. 

Apply for a permit or license at

Fees for larger projects can be found here: Impact Fees Explained

Fees for smaller projects can be found here:  Fiscal Year 2024 Fee Schedule

If you have questions about permitting, or help determining whether a permit is required, contact Community Services at 603-516-6450.