What is the procedure for approving a subdivision?

Any owner wishing to subdivide land for development must present an application to the Planning Board. For a subdivision to be approved all lots must contain the minimum frontage and area requirements for its zoning district and the road must meet certain design standards. A public hearing and notification of abutters is required. 

The Planning Board Rules and Regulations (Chapter 248 of the Dover Town Code) include the specific requirements of the design and approval process.

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1. What zoning district is my property located in?
2. What is the procedure for approving a subdivision?
3. How do I know if my property is on a scenic road?
4. What is the procedure to determine the need for a Scenic Road Hearing?
5. Can I cut down trees on my property?
6. What changes to my property require a Special Permit?
7. Can I put up a sign on my property?
8. What is the Perfect Square?
9. What are the filing forms and fees for activities subject to Planning Board jurisdiction?
10. How do I know where my property line is along my frontage?
11. How do I swap a piece of land with my neighbor?
12. Who is on the Planning Board and What is its Authority?