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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How do I register a business in Dover Township?

The process begins by speaking to the Zoning Officer to determine if you need anything special in relationship to what type of business it is and its location.  Once that has occurred, a USE Certificate is issued.  This information is shared with the York/Adams Tax Bureau (YATB).  The YATB will…

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About Dover Township

The township boundary is colored red with black, curved text of Dover Township. Center black text York County, PA Established 1743

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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