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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

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) meteorologists are closely monitoring the developing weather conditions. JCP&L is prepared to activate its storm response and Incident Command System plans. 

In the event outages occur due to severe weather, customers without power are encouraged to report their outage by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), clicking the “Report Outage” link on, or by texting out to 544487. Customers should immediately report downed wires to 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or call their local police department.  JCP&L reminds customers to stay away from downed wires, even if they believe they are no longer carrying electricity.  Extra caution should be used in areas where downed lines are tangled with trees or other debris.  Motorists are cautioned to treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four-way stops. JCP&L customers can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive weather updates in advance of major storms and updates on scheduled or extended power outages.  Visit to enroll.  

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The Municipal Building will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The building will re-open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22nd.

The Thursday, January 24th meeting of the Township Committee is postponed and rescheduled to take place on Thursday evening, January 31st with a legal and conference work session starting at 7:00 PM in Conference Room “A” followed by a regular, public session in the Main Meeting Room starting at 8:00 PM.  Formal action will be taken during the 8:00 PM meeting.


Notice Regarding the Mailing of 2019 Hanover Sewerage Authority Bills


Members of the 2019 Hanover Township Committee pose for a photo following the January 3, 2019 Reorganization Meeting at Town Hall. Pictured left to right, Joe Giorgio, Administrator/Clerk, John Ferramosca, Deputy Mayor, Committeeman Mike Mihalko, Mayor Ron Francioli and Committeemen Brian Cahill and Tom Gallagher.

Upcoming Township Committee Meetings:

>  Thursday, January 17, 2019: Special Budget Conference Meeting at 4:30 PM in Conference Room “A”;

Thursday, January 31, 2019: Legal/Conference Meeting at 7:00 PM.; Regular Public Session 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 2, 2019: Budget Work session at 8:30 AM in Conference Room “A”.

All the meeting set forth above are open to the public except when the governing body goes into closed, Executive Session pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act to discuss legal and personnel matters. No formal action is taken during conference work session meetings.

Press Release: NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices officially announces 'Friday Nights at Mennen Arena' is back!
Starting Friday, January, 4 and running ten consecutive Friday nights through March 8, 2019 from 7:30PM until 10PM.

Hanover Township Little League 2019 Spring Registration is now open until February 15, 2019. 

   Whippany Park Theatre will be presenting their spring musical, CHICAGO: High School Edition, on February 28th, March 1st and 2nd, and the name on everybody’s lips is gonna be Roxie.  So slick your hair and wear your buckled shoes (and all that jazz) and purchase your tickets now!

7th Annual Craft Show to benefit the Whippanong Library on Saturday, March 30, 2019

Press Release: Morris County Sheriff Warns Residents of a Continuing Phone Scam

Press Release: Share your best, brightest photos of Hanover Township!  One of your pictures may be selected for a page of a 2020 desk calendar, "Great Things Happen In Hanover!"  to be distributed in the fall and posted on our website.

NJ Save is an online application to help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs, and other living expenses. Read this press release from the County of Morris for more details. For more information on this program and many others available for seniors, individuals with disabilities and/or individuals with low income, check out our Senior Services page.

PSE&G Encourages Customers to #StopScams - READ MORE

IMPORTANT RECYCLING NEWS: The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority is making changes in 2019 to single stream recycling.  Please take a moment to read the County’s updated flyers and look for additional information on these changes in the next edition of “Hanover Happenings.” ACCEPTABLE SINGLE-STREAM RECYCLING + UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS



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).

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

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