Planning Board

Duties & Responsibilities
 
The Hanover Planning Board consists of six full members and up to three alternate members appointed by the Board of Selectmen for three-year terms. One Selectmen serves as a seventh full member, for whom another Selectmen serves as an alternate.
 
The Planning Board is responsible for:
  • Determining the Town's land use policies and setting them forth in the Master Plan and related policy and regulatory documents;
  • Reviewing and acting on projects involving new construction and renovations proposed on business, multi-family residential, and institutional properties according to the Site Plan Regulations;
  • Reviewing and acting on proposed conventional and open-space residential and commercial subdivisions according to the Subdivision Regulations;
  • Reviewing and acting on lot line adjustments and boundary agreements prior to recording;
  • Reviewing and commenting on projects involving potential disturbance or removal of stonewalls and trees on Scenic Roads; 
  •  Formulating and proposing amendments to the Hanover Zoning Ordinance;
  • Formulating and amending the Site Plan and Subdivision Regulations;
  • Cooperating with other town-related boards, committees, commissions, and task forces such as the Conservation Commission, Bike/Pedestrian Committee, Sustainable Hanover Committee, and Affordable Housing Commission.

Appointed Officials - by the Board of Selectmen (3 year term)

Full MemberPositionTerm Expiration
Kelly Dent

Vice Chair

09/2017

Michael Mayor

09/2017

Jon Criswell

09/2017

Iain Sim

09/2018

Chair

09/2019

Brian Edwards

09/2017

Appointed Officials - by the Board of Selectmen (3 year term)

Alternate MemberPosition

VACANCY - ALTERNATE MEMBER

VACANCY - ALTERNATE MEMBER

VACANCY - ALTERNATE MEMBER

Select Board - Representative

Select Board (Alternate)

Planning & Zoning Contacts

NameTitlePhone

Senior Planner

(603) 640-3214

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