Office Location

211 North Sussex Street
Dover, NJ  07801

  • Mailing Address
  • 37 N. Sussex Street, Dover, NJ 07801

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Contact us: 973-366-200


Jeff Guevara Ext. 3130 -

 Assistant to Superintendent

Jim Ayers Ext. 3134 -

Clerk Typist

Stacey Weksler Ext. 3129 -

The Department of Public Works (DPW) strives to provide quality service with courtesy, commitment, and pride. 

DPW is environmentally responsible in the area of construction and the operation and maintenance of public works infrastructure crucial to the health and safety of the community to make the Town of Dover a beautiful and vibrant town in which to live and work.  

The Department of Public Works and Utilities is responsible for the maintenance and control of all municipally owned infrastructure within the Town of Dover. The Department of Public Works consists of 5 operating divisions that provide a wide range of services including:

  • Buildings & Grounds, Parks
  • Recycling
  • Streets/Roads
  • Utilities (Water/Sewer)
  • Recreation/Events - DPW also works along with the Recreation Department to assist with their scheduled events by organizing the event trailer with the required materials & supplies and assisting throughout the event. 

For a more detailed description of the different divisions within this department click on the following links.



The Guide to Sewer Backups - this informative guide will explain the property owner's responsibility regarding their sewer lateral and ways to prevent backups.

If you experience a sewer blockage

During normal business hours - Monday through Friday between 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, call the Department of Public Works at 973-366-2200 x3129.

After business hours and weekends, please call the Dover Police Department at 973-366-0302.

Buildings & Grounds, Parks

Recycling Center - New Hours

The Recycling Center is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am - 12 noon

Saturdays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Click HERE for the 2024 Recycling & Solid Waste Newsletter

Click HERE for Stormwater Management Ordinances

Click HERE for the Storm Outfall Map

Click HERE for the Model of Stormwater Control Ordinance for Municipalities

Click HERE for the Stormwater Management Plan

Click HERE for the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

Click HERE for the Town of Dover Street Index

Click HERE for Morris County Roads Located in Dover