Dog license renewal forms were mailed out on January 6, 2015. Licenses expire on March 1 of each year. Please license your dogs prior to March 1. On April 15, a $25 late fee will be added to the regular fee if your dog has not been licensed. You must have a current rabies certificate in order to license your dog. If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s office at 508-785-0032 x 226.
The Annual Town Street Listing (Census) was mailed to each household on January 9, 2015, and is due back 10 days from receipt. Please return it promptly! If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s office at 508-785-0032 x 226.
For information on the Springdale Study Committee, to which members were appointed in December 2014 to study options for the future use(s) of 46 Springdale Avenue, please click here.
Dover’s FY 2015 tax rate of $12.70 has been reviewed and approved by the Department of Revenue.
Tax bills will be mailed during the last week of December, with the first of two final payments due on February 2, 2015. Applications for abatement of the real estate or personal property tax must also be submitted to the Board of Assessors by February 2, 2015. For personal exemptions, the application deadline is three months from the date bills are mailed.
As required by law, the Town has completed its triennial certification of assessments for FY 2015, reflecting values as of January 1, 2014. The average single family residential valuation is $1,079,957.
If you have any questions about your bill or would like further information concerning abatements or exemptions, please contact the Assessors’ Office at 508-785-0032, ext. 223.