City Announcements Related to COVID-19
City of Dover Offices are open to the public. Please note: We are operating at reduced capacity due to the Governor's Orders for the safety of our staff and community. All city buildings require masks to be worn.
Additional service changes and announcements can be found below.
THE HIGHLIGHTED TEXT IS THE LINK TO THE CONTENT OF EACH ANNOUNCEMENT
City Clerk's Office:
April 27, 2020 - The April 27, 2020 City Council Meeting will be held electronically.
The public participation information is at the following link: WEBEX LINK
or Dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number/Access code: 717 879 730
Event password: DOVER
March 23, 2020 - AGENDAS AND MEETING CANCELLATIONS - Meetings and Agendas
March 23, 2020 - FOIA NOTICE - State of Emergency Declaration amends Freedom Of Information Act Guidelines
Change to FOIA During State of Emergency Declaration
City Manager's Office Announcements: All general closings of facilities and general messaging from the City Manager
June 17, 2020 Addendum for ALL Special Event Permit submissions Addendum to Special Event Permit during COVID 19 and State of Emergency
June 10, 2020 City Offices are open; notice can be found HERE
Community Letter from Mayor Robin R. Christiansen and City Manager Donna S. Mitchell
March 21, 2020 A letter to you regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community Letter to our community
Department of Public Works: Trash Recycling and Yard Waste notice
August 3, 2020 Due to hurricane Isaias trash and recycling postponed for 8/4 please see info HERE
July 15, 2020 Summer Clean Up (Replacing Spring Clean Up) Details can be found HERE
May 20, 2020 Bulk household trash, yard waste and bulk yard waste will resume starting on May 26th.
Click here for more details Notice of updated service changes
March 21, 2020 Notice Announces the postponement of Spring Cleanup.
Electric Department: To schedule site inspections, disconnects etc - for information on your utility bill please scroll down to the Utility and Billing information post
March 27, 2020 Contact information and instructions on scheduling during the COVID-19 Electric Department Procedure
Fire Marshal's Office: Information pertaining to the City of Dover Fire Marshal's Office changes in procedure due to COVID-19
MAY 1, 2020 Please email Fire marshal Jason Osika with any questions regarding your buildings occupancy load/capacity at firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCH 27, 2020 For information on plan review, DAC, Fire permits, Fire Alarm testing, sprinkler systems and more Changes for Fire Marshal
MARCH 29, 2020 Applications and Guidelines for Temporary Use of Expanded Outdoor Seating Per COVID 19
Human Resources: Information for our Human Resources Department pertaining to contacting them
March 30, 2020 If you need to contact Human Resources Department Contacting HR during COVID19
Library: Dover Public Library Service Changes
July 2, 2020 Renewal update on library materials can be found here Renewal Information
June 10, 2020 Wireless printing is now available for information please read: Wireless Printing info
June 3, 2020 Curbside pick up is here! Curbside Information
May 21, 2020 All programs at the Library will be held virtually, till further notice. Library Update
May 12, 2020 Holds suspended till June 1st and all materials auto renewed till June 1. Requested materials and Auto renewal Information
April 3, 2020 Auto renewal of library materials information can be found here Auto Renewal Information
March 30, 2020 CLICK HERE for Library closure information
Parks and Recreation; Information pertaining to Parks and the Playgrounds
May 21, 2020 Summer camps have been cancelled. Summer Camp Cancelled
April 3, 2020 Basketball courts are closed Closure Notice
March 30, 2020 All playgrounds closed for the Dover Parks Playground Closure
March 30, 2020 Soccer Information Click here
Planning, Inspections and Code Enforcement: Information regarding ongoing operations for contractors, landlords etc
May 11, 2020 Updated meeting notices for Planning Commission Mtg Session 1 and 2 and the Board of Adjustment Meeting. Historic District Commission Mtg scheduled for May 21, 2020 has been cancelled. Updated Meeting Notice
May 11, 2020 Land use inquiries for the Downtown Development District incentive Program please click here on Updated information.
March 30, 2020 Upcoming Mtg Cancellations Board of Adjustment Historic District and Planning Commission Meeting Cancellations
Project Applicants for Planning/Zoning and Land Use Planning Zoning and Land Use
June 30, 2020 How to schedule an inspection, submit permits or plans and additional contact information - Planning and Inspections Information
Police Department: Changes at Dover Police Department to protect our community and staff
March 30, 2020 Information regarding Dover PD Police Information
March 30, 2020 How to report a crime online Online reporting
Tax Assessor's Office: Information for senior and Disability Applications and for Attorney's Needing Deed Stamps
June 25, 2020 Tax Office Hours and Availability can be found HERE
March 23, 2020 Tax Office Seniors/Disability/Deed and Appeals information
Utility and Billing Information for Electric and Water Accounts from Customer Service
June 10, 2020 Customer Service Lobby is now open for information and guidelines click HERE
May 8, 2020 New drive thru hours and disconnection/late fee information available Updated information for Customer Service Department
March 30, 2020 If you need to have service connected How to set up new service
Water/Waste Water Division:
VOLUNTARY WATER CONSERVATION REQUEST - Information here: Customer Outreach -Voluntary Water Conservation Notice
Stagnant, or standing water can cause conditions that increase the risk for growth and spread of different bacteria. When water is stagnant, hot water temperatures can decrease to the Legionella growth range (77–108°F, 25–42°C). Stagnant water can also lead to low or undetectable levels of disinfectant, such as chlorine.
CDC information: 8 steps to take before your business reopens for your water system can be found by clicking here CDC information
Environmental Science Policy & Research Institute (ESPRI) provides guidance on flushing your building’s plumbing can be found at this link Building Water Quality and Coronavirus
For continuous coverage of the latest news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Delaware please visit the State's official page here State of Delaware Coronavirus (COVID-19) this page is run and updated by the State of Delaware. We are linking to it in order for you to have information that may directly impact you, quickly available, in one area. For any issues pertaining to the state's website please contact the State of Delaware.