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Your Business

Matters Here

Dover is the destination for business owners who want more

Life in Dover can be very rewarding. With a robust local economy and renowned business incentives, our town makes an excellent place to run your organization.  An incredible opportunity for those who appreciate an active, outdoor, four-season lifestyle but also crave fine restaurants and night life, we  are the community for you.  

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About Dover 
Economic Development

We aim to empower our businesses to reach their full potential

The Town of Dover, VT Economic Development Department operates full time funded by the locally collected 1% option tax. The purpose of the Department is to attract and recruit new business, provide support to existing business, and to be involved at the local, State, and federal level to advocate for pro business decision making and policies. We are also highly dedicated to ensuring the highest standard quality of life for all of our residents, business owners, and visitors.

for Business

The Town of Dover has a number of great incentives to starting and running your business here. Advertising assistance, technical help, building improvements and more

Starting Your Business in Dover

Starting or moving your business can seem overwhelming at times.

Let us help you through the steps to hitting the ground running in Dover

Updates from 
Economic Development

Get the latest updates on programming, special opportunities for your business, education opportunities and more from Economic Development 

How You

What is 
Economic Development?

Economic Growth and Stability

The Town of Dover strives to provide our businesses with easy-to-access, meaningful incentives to keep your business running smoothly. Our programming is constantly evolving and and expanding to fit your needs, so always ask us how we can help

Quality of Life

We work hard to ensure that the things we do for our town add to the experiences of our residents and visitors. From the ever growing network of trails and recreation opportunities, to renowned event funding and beautification efforts, we are always striving to keep Dover the best it can possibly be.

Advocacy for You and Your Business

Sometimes it feels like you're the only one watching out for your business, we're here for that too. Working closely with our legislators, local Rural Development Corporation, planning commissions, and neighboring towns, we fight for the decisions that are best for you and the success of all our businesses. 

“It's not about ideas,
it's about making ideas happen.”

Scott Belsky

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