Welcome New Residents

Hello and Welcome to the Area! We are pleased that you chose a home in Dover and hope that you grow to enjoy the area as much as we all do. Below you will find the New Residents packet available for download. If you would like an original, paper copy, …

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About Dover Township

It was under the authority of the Lancaster County Court that Dover Township was formed in 1743. It was formed out of old Manchester Township which was so large that it even extended into Adams County. The township’s name, Dover, was selected because of an Englishman’s nostalgia for his earlier …

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2017 Budget Breakdown

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Dover Township is proud to present the highlights of the 2017 Budget. No tax increase is projected in this budget. The Board of Supervisors has not increased real estate taxes since 2008, when the millage rate was increased from .828 to 1 whole mil of tax. This means on a …

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Cloudy/Milky Water

In the late fall and winter months the water that enters your homes can be quite cold. When this cold water enters your home plumbing, it is exposed to significantly warmer temperatures. This causes dissolved oxygen, that can reach significantly higher levels in colder water than in warmer water, to …

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Bull Rd Bridge Closure

PennDOT has scheduled bridge replacement starting in November 2016 and lasting until May 2017 for the Bull Rd bridge located between Hilton Ave and Graffius Rd (see map below). The actual bridge closure will not happen until March 2017. PennDOT is working around the bridge, without closure, from November 2016 …

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Public Works Garage Project

Dover Township has been contemplating a garage project for several years.  This summer we began working with an architect to develop a feasibility study for the project.  The anticipated project involves a phased approach that will include demolition of existing buildings to build larger structures allowing for future expansion and …

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Adaptive Traffic Signals

PennDOT’s contractor, Kuharchik Construction, began construction on the installation of Adaptive Traffic Signals this week along Carlisle Road. This project involves 17 traffic signals along Carlisle Road between Dover Borough and York City. You will notice lane restrictions and delays along this area between now and February 2017. The first …

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2016 Water System Improvements

Dover Township has contracted with Joao & Bradley Construction to replace water mains and services within two areas of the Township. Construction will begin as early as October 31, 2016 and will be complete by April 30, 2017.   The work will take place along the following streets: AREA 1 …

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Changes to Residential Electronics Recycling Collection Program Hours

York County Solid Waste Authority Announces Changes to Residential Electronics Recycling Collection Program Hours Beginning November 8, 2016 the York County Solid Waste Authority’s Residential Electronics Recycling Collection Program will be conducted from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until further notice. In the event of …

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