2019 Comprehensive Plan

What is Dover's 2019 Comprehensive Plan?

The City's Comprehensive Plan is a roadmap for Dover's future growth and development addressing where people will live and work, how essential services will be provided, and how the City can ensure a high quality of life. It is an important informational, policy, and regulatory document. The City Council and The Planning Commission use it as the foundation for rezoning, annexations, and other land use decisions.

The City of Dover Planning Office is please to announce that the 2019 Comprehensive Plan received a Recommendation of Approval from the Dover Planning Commission on December 16, 2019 and was Adopted by the Dover City Council on January 13, 2020 and the Plan has been Certified by the State. 

The Plan is available for download below along with the individual maps contained within the document. If you have any questions regarding the Comprehensive Plan please email CompPlan@dover.de.us. 

2019 Comprehensive Plan Downloads

Published Document Title Format Size
02.05.2020 2019 Comprehensive Plan (Full Document) PDF 20.3 MB
02.03.2020 Map 1-1 Location PDF 501.3 KB
02.05.2020 Map 1-2 Aerial View PDF 1.8 MB
02.03.2020 Map 2-1 Annexations PDF 489.3 KB
02.03.2020 Map 2-2 Existing Land Use PDF 1.0 MB
02.03.2020 Map 5-1 Natural Features PDF 649.5 KB
02.03.2020 Map 5-2 Source Water PDF 516.0 KB
02.03.2020 Map 5-3 Lands Under Preservation PDF 644.8 KB
02.03.2020 Map 6-1A Historic Resources PDF 524.7 KB
02.03.2020 Map 6-1B Historic Resources PDF 534.2 KB
02.03.2020 Map 8-1 Park & Facilities PDF 497.3 KB
02.03.2020 Map 9-1 State & City Maintained Streets PDF 726.9 KB
02.03.2020 Map 9-2 Street Functional Classification PDF 489.8 KB
02.03.2020 Map 9-3 Byways & Trails PDF 571.0 KB
02.03.2020 Map 9-4 Low Level Service Areas PDF 572.2 KB
02.03.2020 Map 10-1 Downtown Redevelopment Areas PDF 534.3 KB
02.03.2020 Map 11-1 Low & Moderate Income Areas PDF 499.7 KB
02.05.2020 Map 12-1 Land Development Plan PDF 821.6 KB
02.04.2020 Map 13-1 Potential Annexation Areas PDF 546.2 KB
02.04.2020 Map 13-2 Potential Land Use for Annexation Areas PDF 549.2 KB
02.04.2020 Map 14-1 State Investment Strategies PDF 1.7 MB