City Announcements Related to COVID-19



City Clerk's Office: 

November 4, 2020 -   City Council Meetings are being 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

November 4, 2020 - AGENDAS AND MEETING NOTICES AND CANCELLATIONS -  Meetings and Agendas 

City Manager's Office Announcements
  All general closings of facilities and general messaging from the City Manager  
December 14, 2020   City Offices are closed to the public. Please contact the department you need and leave a voicemail if necessary.
                                       Someone will get back to you within 1 business day.  We are still available to assist you - please call 302-736-7005 for
                                       City Manager/Mayor Office questions

Department of Public Works
:   Trash Recycling and Yard Waste notice

   November 5, 2020    City offices are closed to the public, however trash, recycling, leaf collection and yard waste will continue. If you have
                                      any questions please call 736-7025.

Electric Department:   To schedule site inspections, disconnects etc - for information on your utility bill please scroll down to the Utility and Billing information post

      November 5, 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
November 5, 2020  Please email Fire Marshal Jason Osika with any questions you have including any questions regarding your buildings occupancy
                                            load/capacity at

       March 27, 2020  For information on plan review, DAC, Fire permits, Fire Alarm testing, sprinkler systems and more
Changes for Fire Marshal

Human Resources: Information for our Human Resources Department pertaining to contacting them
       November 5, 2020 
If you need to contact Human Resources Department Contacting HR during COVID19

Library: Dover Public Library Service Changes
     November 5, 2020   The Library has reopened with limited hours. MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. For hours of service please visit their
                                          website at Dover Public Library

     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 readWireless 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

Parks and Recreation
Information pertaining to Parks and the Playgrounds
      November 5, 2020     Parks and playgrounds are open. Use at your own risk. City of Dover outdoor park and playground locations including
                                               basketball and tennis courts, athletic fields, and disc golf continue to remain open.
                                               Follow safe practices with hygiene and social distances. City of Dover offices are temporarily closed.

Planning, Inspections and Code Enforcement:  Information regarding operations for contractors, design professionals, property owners etc
      November 5, 2020   City Hall is closed to the public. Drop off Services for the Department of are available during certain business hours.
                                           For your assistance, Department Staff remain available. Department of Planning & Inspections Update

      October 28, 2020     All Public Meetings of Boards and Commissions are being held virtually until further notice. Updated Meeting Notice
       October 28, 2020     
How to contact the Planning Office for General Zoning Services and Inquiries -  Updated information.
ctober 28, 2020     Permits and Inspection requests can be emailed to or dropped off at City Hall. 

Police Department: Changes at Dover Police Department to protect our community and staff 
November 10, 2020    Information regarding Dover PD Police Information
November 10, 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      
       December 14, 2020       
Tax Office Hours and Availability can be found Tax Office Update
       March 23, 2020
             Tax Office Seniors/Disability/Deed and Appeals information

Utility and Billing Information for Electric and Water Accounts from Customer Service

    November 5, 2020  
Customer Service is available for you while office buildings are closed. Please click here for
                                           additional information
Customer Service Update
    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: 
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.