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

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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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Penn Waste 2023 Increase

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Penn Waste has been notified that effective January 1, 2023, disposal rates at the York County Resource Recovery Facility are increasing $2.00/ton. The York County Disposal Plan mandates that all municipal-like waste be disposed of at the York Incinerator. Please see the attached letter documenting the increase. As a result…

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Records Notification Service

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The York County Recorder of Deeds, Laura Shue, would like to announce a public service to all York County Homeowners: The Recorder of Deeds Office has been receiving a growing number of calls concerning deed and record safety. As of October 1st , our office has implemented a “Records Notification…

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Project Lifesaver

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Project Lifesaver provides law enforcement with a program designed to protect, and when necessary, quickly locate individuals with cognitive disorders who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering. The necessity of this program was determined through the correlation between cognitive conditions and the act of wandering. The program…

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RFP Joint Zoning Ordinance Revisions

ANNOUNCEMENT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) JOINT ZONING ORDINANCE REVISIONS FOR DOVER BOROUGH AND DOVER TOWNSHIP   Dover Borough and Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania are accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional services work for the Borough and Township to revise the communities’ Zoning Ordinances.  A packet…

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