Landmark Commission

2020 marked the 300-year anniversary of the 1720 name change of Whippenny to Hannover!

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Please watch this video to learn a little bit more about Hanover's rich history!


The Hanover Township Landmark Commission works to identify, protect, and preserve historical sites within the township, including the Whippany Burying Yard, the oldest cemetery in Morris County.

  1. Purpose
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  3. Fundraisers

The Hanover Township Landmark Commission's intent and purpose are to protect, enhance, and preserve sites and structures which exhibit historical, architectural or cultural significance for the community’s heritage, to foster a sense of civic pride and to promote the use of designated structures, sites and areas for the education, welfare and pleasure of this and future generations of the residents of Hanover Township.


  • 7 p.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of each month
    • No meetings in July and August
  • Municipal Building
    1000 Route 10
    Conference Room B
    Whippany, NJ 07981

Meeting Minutes

Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Minutes


NameTitleTerm Expiration
Blumenfeld, BabaraTreasurerDecember 31, 2023
Conte, Rachel
Alternate 1
December 31, 2022
Coppola, GeorgeMemberDecember 31, 2021
Czucknicki, Michael
December 31, 2024
Fariello, LeonardoMemberDecember 31, 2021
Hinck, RobertMemberDecember 31, 2024
Knauss, MichaelAlternate 2December 31, 2021
Loughlin, AgnesMemberDecember 31, 2022
Petrillo, PamelaMemberDecember 31, 2022
Saul, ManfredMemberDecember 31, 2021
Sieka, MarcMemberDecember 31, 2022
Cahill, Brian J.
Kraynak, Ann
Recording Secretary

Appointing Authority

Members are appointed by the Township Committee.

Ethics Law Financial Disclosures

Members are not required to file the State Mandated Local Government Ethics Law Financial Disclosure Statement in accordance with New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 40A:9-22.1 et seq.

Board Describing Statute

Chapter 31 of the Code of the Township Entitled Landmark Commission.