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Building in Dover

The City of Dover contracts to James A. Sewell and Associates for all permitting and inspections.

At the time that a building permit is submitted, the City of Dover's requires a $1,000 non-refundable fee made out to the City of Dover. This fee will be applied to the balance due upon permit approval.

There are three types of permits issued by the City of Dover:

  • Residential Building permit application
  • Commercial Industrial permit application
  • Manufactured Home permit application
All forms required for the permitting process can be obtained through the planning office at Ruen-Yeager & Associates, Inc. 219 Pine Street, Sandpoint, Idaho 83864 (208) 265-4629


Office hours: Mon-Fri
9am - 4pm

699 Lakeshore Ave.
Dover, ID 83825-0115
Tel: (208) 265-8339
Fax: (208) 265-9035

City of Dover
PO Box 115
Dover, ID 83825-0115

Office hours: Mon-Fri
9:30 am-1pm, 1:30pm-4pm
Sat: 10am - 12:30 pm

Dover Idaho!

Photo of the historic Dover Community Hall

Dover is a small bedroom community with a storied history and a bright future.

Water and sewer

Water rates

Starting June 28th, 2016 – per Resolution No. 120, the City of Dover has a new water rate structure.

Parks and trails

Trails and Parks

An extensive network of trails that links Dover to the surrounding area.