Instructions for Filing with the Conservation Commission

  1. Request for Determination of Applicability with the Conservation Commission
  2. Notice of Intent with the Conservation Commission

Forms Required

  • Request for Determination of Applicability
  • Dover Assessment Fee Form
  • Dover Wetlands Applicant Certification Form
  • Dover Wetlands Filing Notification Form

Procedure for Filing

At the time of filing an applicant must submit the following to the commission*:

  • One original and two copies with electronic filing sent to conservation@doverma.org of Request for Determination Form and plan (if applicable). Additional copies may be required if not filing electronically.
  • Signed Dover Assessment Form with check,
  • Abutters list from the most recent records of the Assessors Office and abutter notification, applicant is responsible for notifying abutters and provide proof of mailing.
  • Other forms as listed above.

*One complete copy must be sent to the DEP as instructed on WPA Form 1 (Instructions for filing)

A meeting date will be scheduled.

Consideration of the Request for Determination of Applicability

A site visit will be scheduled either before or after the meeting date.

The Commission will issue either a Positive or Negative Determination within 21 days of the filing. (A Positive Determination means a Notice of Intent is required for the project.)