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Business Grants »

Our Town Centre Business Grant Scheme offers grants of up to £10,000 to businesses in Dover, Deal and Sandwich town centres.

How to prepare your business for Brexit »

The government is advising businesses to prepare for Brexit - please see our pages for more information.

Business Waste Disposal and the Law »

We are offering free seminars for businesses operating in the Dover district during March 2019 - book your place now. 


Business rates

Business Rates are set by the Valuation Office Agency

Licences & permits

Includes Alcohol & Entertainment, Gambling and Taxi licensing

Food businesses

Register a food business and find out about food safety

Advice & information

Local information for new and existing businesses

Selling to DDC

The processes we carry out in selecting and awarding contracts

Health & safety

We carry out inspections, investigations and enforcement

Private Landlords

Advice and information for Private Sector Landlords


Environmental information and advice for businesses 

Parking permits

Permits and waivers are available for businesses


Waste & recycling »

Your legal obligations and services available to you.

Better Business for All »
Help with rules and regulations for anyone running or starting up a business.



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