Utility / Tax Payments
Utility Bill Payment
City of Dover Utility Bills and Property Tax payments - there is no fee to use our online payment option for:
- VISA/MASTER CREDIT CARD
- DEBIT CARD
Fees and other restrictions may apply contact Customer Services for specific details:
- Prepaid Cards and Third Party Lending cards are not accepted.
- A fee will be required for all returned payments.
- A fee will apply to all return credit/debit cards and subject to disconnection.
- Future use of the online option will be denied as the City warrant necessary.
*** ATTENTION *** CITY OF DOVER UTILITY CUSTOMERS - ALL DELINQUENT BALANCES MUST BE PAID IN FULL TO PREVENT DISCONNECTION OF UTILITY SERVICE.
How To Pay...
|City of Dover Utility, PO Box 15040, Wilmington DE 19886-5040|
|Drive-Up Window||5 E Reed St, Dover DE 19901 (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Business hours)|
|Drop-Box||5 E Reed St Dover DE 19901 (After hour payment box by drive-up and Read St. side of building.|
The City's tax rate is determined each year by the City Council. Tax bills are mailed the beginning in July and are due by July 31 of each year. A 1 1/2 percent per month penalty is added to all unpaid tax bills.
Call 302-736-7022 for further details Tax Assessor's Office
City of Dover Property Tax Rate Effective 7/1/2021 - .415 cents per 100
- Example: Total Assessment Value $140,300.00 X Tax Rate .00415 = Tax Due $582.25
- Contact the Tax Assessor's Office concerning late penalties, discounts, or BID.
How To Look Up & Pay Tax Bills...
|City of Dover Taxes, PO Box 15558, Wilmington DE 19886-5558|
|Cashier||5 E Reed St Dover DE 19901 Have your tax statement available in order to avoid delays.|
**Payments made after July 31st are posted as received not postmark. If received after the end of the month additional fees will apply to unpaid tax bills.**
Online payments can be made here: https://selfservice.dover.de.us/MSS/citizens/RealEstate/Default.aspx?mode=new
DISCLAIMER: The information is prepared for you as a general guide to our utility policy. Please understand that it does not cover all circumstances and that it might not include specific details on a subject which interests you. If you have questions that are not covered here or want information on any subject, please give us a call. We are here to serve you!