Licensing

The Board of Selectmen issue the following categories of licenses/permits:

  • Liquor Licenses
  • One-Day Liquor Licenses
  • Common Victualer’s Licenses
  • Auto Dealer Licenses
  • Second Hand Licenses
  • Auctioneer’s Licenses
  • Taxi Cab Licenses
  • Livery Licenses
  • Bingo Permits

To apply for any of these licenses except for a one-day liquor license (see below), please contact the Selectmen’s office at:

Phone: 508-785-0032 ext. 221

Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday

To apply for a one-day liquor license please submit the application and, unless you have section 12C certification, mail a check for $25.00 payable to “Town of Dover” to:

Board of Selectmen
P.O. Box 250
Dover, MA 02030

Please note: Applications for section 14 licenses should be sent several weeks in advance of the event at which alcohol will be served in order for it to be scheduled for approval at a Board of Selectmen meeting. A late fee of $25.00 will be assessed if the application is not submitted timely for action by the Board of Selectmen