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Township of Hanover
1000 Route 10
PO Box 250
Whippany, NJ 07981

Municipal Building Hours

As of October 2, 2017
Monday - Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

Friday 8:00am-1:00pm

See explanation of modified work hours

Phone:  (973) 428-2500



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News and Announcements

September 27, 2018 Township Committee Legal Conference Work Session Agenda

Public Advisory:  On Thursday, September 27th, 2018, NBC Universal Media will be filming in Whippany at the Whippany Railway Museum site owned by the M&E Railroad from approximately 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the evening.  As part of the filming, gun fire will be simulated through the use of prop weapons and the firing of blank rounds.  The Township is issuing this advisory to assure the public that these are strictly simulations and no actual gunfire will occur during the filming.

Evening office hours at the Community Center will resume again on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM beginning September 25th.  

The Township of Hanover Health Department will hold its annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, November 3 from 10-12:00 READ MORE

Join the Hanover Township Landmark Commission October 20th for “A Gathering of Friends and Neighbors of the Whippany Burying Yard” a unique event celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Whippany Burying Yard READ INVITATION & READ PRESS RELEASE

Hanover Township is again doing a “Free Tree Give-Away” to the first 100 Hanover Township residents who send in their completed forms before 4:00 p.m. on October 11th.  CLICK HERE for program details and the form you need to complete and submit.

Upcoming: Oct. 6 - Knights of Columbus Blood Drive READ FLYER

Highlights from Hanover Township Day 2018

Back to School Safety Notice - PLEASE READ

Hanover Township Completes second phase of three-phase upgrade of Police Desk.  READ PRESS RELEASE

UPCOMING: Oct. 13 - Local Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Days: READ MORE

UPCOMING: Oct. 17 - Whippany River Watershed Action Committee To Honor Dr. George Van Orden During Upcoming Celebration Dinner -


UPCOMING: Oct. 24 & Nov. 8 - Influenza Vaccine available to all residents.


Free Community Shred Day Event! 

The Green team will sponsor a community shred day event on Saturday, October 27th for Hanover Township residents and municipal employees from 9:00am -12:00pm in the municipal building parking lot. READ FLYER

Hanover Township is now part of the County's New Alert Morris notification system: READ MORE about Alert Hanover.


Read Landmark Commissioner Len Fariello’s accounts of work done at your community’s historic burying yard.  CLICK HERE to view “Story of the Whippany Burying Yard Landscape Project” and CLICK HERE to view “Repair of the 1851 Wrought Iron Gates and Brownstone Column.”

Through a State of New Jersey Recycling Tonnage Grant, the Township has purchased 1,200, 32 gallon capacity recycling containers. The containers are blue in color and sport the Township’s seal and recycling logo. The receptacles are available free of charge to all residential property owners on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last starting Monday, July 30th.  In order to obtain a receptacle you must show proof of residency either in the form of a current and valid NJ Driver License or a current utility bill.  Only one container will be issued per household.  The containers will be available through the General Office at the Municipal Building, Mondays through Thursdays between 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and on Fridays between 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (except weekends and holidays).

Township historian Don Kiddoo and the Whippany Burying Yard were recently featured on NJ 12 News. Click Here to view the story.

The following information is necessary when applying for a boat permit. Permits are required to boat on Bee Meadow Pond. - Read More

Tick Safety:  View video:

In accordance with Section 243-8.1 of Chapter 243 of the Code of the Township entitled Solicitors, Canvassers and Itinerant Vendors, the Township maintains a list of addresses of those premises where the owner and/or occupant has notified the Office of the Township Clerk that soliciting and canvassing are not permitted on his/her premises. If you are interested in adding your address to the Non-Solicitation/No-Knock registry, please e-mail the Township’s Deputy Municipal Clerk at or by calling the General Office at the Municipal Building at 973-428-2471.  

Township Launches New Internship Program - Read More

The Township’s enhanced 9-1-1 system offers an important new public safety feature available by downloading a free app.  Read Press Release.

Contact the United State Postal Service. If you are having trouble resolving a problem, there are several ways to get help: click here for more information






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