Finance Department

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The Finance Department is located in Weyandt Hall at 5 East Reed Street, on the corner of S. State St. and Reed St.

Director: Lori Peddicord; Acting Controller/Treasurer
Email: lpeddicord[at sign]dover.de.us

(Please use @ in place of [at sign] when using email address)

Office Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00AM - 5:00PM)
Office Phone: (302) 736-7018
Accounts Payable: (302) 736-7152
Payroll: (302) 736-7054
Office Fax: (302) 760-4930

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Tax Parcel/Property Information: Tax Assessor - (302) 736-7022
Business Licenses & Permits: Planning & Inspections - (302) 736-7011

Mailing Address:
City of Dover Finance Department
P.O. Box 475
Dover, DE 19903-0475

The Finance Department continues to serve our customers in Dover with open communication, timely reporting of financial results, and prudent cash management. Through the team efforts of City Council, the Mayor, City Manager, and employees, the Finance Department will insure compliance of policies and procedures. The Finance Department will continue to strive to enhance government accountability with a high standard of ethics and integrity. We will take a proactive approach to changes in economic conditions and accounting methods.

Our purchasing policies provide for public confidence in the integrity of City procurement to ensure competitive access to governmental purchasing by responsible contractors. Provisions are included to assist minority and local vendors.

Every City fiscal year (July 1st - June 30), the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is prepared to show general statistics of Dover (demographic, economic, etc.). Please see below link 'Public Documents' to view the most updated CAFR. Besides the CAFR, other public documents include retirement trust fund reports, electric fund reports and audit reports. The Finance Department also has oversight of the Purchasing & Inventory division. Please see below link 'Purchasing' for more information.

The Finance Department strongly supports the City's Vision:

The City of Dover is a place where people want to live! Through the team effort of its elected officials, employees, and citizens, Dover is a clean and safe community, with a future of balanced growth and opportunity where all citizens are heard, enjoy a high quality of life, diversity is valued.