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Medard K. Kopczynski CBO, Assistant City Manager/Health Director

Med has been with the City of Keene since 2000. He came to the City with many years experience in Code Enforcement from around the country. Among the many hats Med wears managing City Departments, he is also the Director of Code Enforcement and the Health Department. He is a Certified Building Official, with the International Code Council (ICC). He sits on the Building Code Review Board for the State of New Hampshire and is also the President of the Eastern States Building Officials Federation.

 

John L. Rogers, Code Enforcement and Inspection Manager

John has been with the City since 2009. Along with managing staff in Code Enforcement, John is also the City Sanitarian for the Health Department. John directs the Residential and Commercial Inspector along with the two part time Housing Inspectors. John is certified in Serv Safe and is also certified as a Residential Building Inspector thru ICC.

 

Gary L. Schneider, Plans Examiner

Gary has been with the City since 1976 and with Code Enforcement since 1979. Gary reviews all permit applications for Code compliance prior to permit, from Building Code and associated ICC Codes to the Zoning Code and Sign Code, Floodplain issues, amongst others. He is certified as a Building Plans Examiner, Residential Building, Mechanical, and Plumbing Inspector, all through ICC and certified as a Fire and Life Safety Plan Reviewer.

 

Brad G. Lane, Code Enforcement Officer

Brad has been with the City since 2001, working previously with the Town of Newport. He has 23 years of experience in Code Enforcement. Brad presently does both the residential and commercial inspections of all issued permits. Brad is certified as a Residential Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector and Commercial Plumbing Inspector.

 

Michael Hagan CFM, Permit Technician

Michael has been with the City since Jan 2nd 2001. He is the front line person meeting and greeting clients and customers. Mike can answer questions on Zoning, Housing safety concerns to Building Code and floodplain issues. Mike reviews and issues permits on many small projects. Michael is a Certified Residential Building Inspector, Residential Plumbing Inspector, Residential Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector and Commercial Mechanical Inspector by ICC,  Mike is also a NFPA Certified Fire Plans Examiner, Certified Floodplain Manager by FEMA/ASFPM, Certified SAP Safety Assessment Program, Post Disaster Building Assessment, ICS-100 ICS 200 ICS 700 ICS 800 FEMA certified, and Michael is also a Justice of the Peace.

 

Fredrick B. Parsells, Housing Inpector

Fred has been with Code Enforcement since 2011 as a Housing Inspector. He has many previous years of employment with the City. He enforces many of the City's Property Standards regulations and violations of other Code Enforcement ordinances. He works closely with Keene State College in enforcing minimum housing standards for college students and works in conjunction with property owners regarding student housing.

 

Joshua Gorman, Housing Inspector

Josh has been with the City since 2011 as a Housing Inspector. He also enforces many of the City's Property Standards regulations and other violations of City Code. He works closely with Keene State College in enforcing minimum housing standards for college students and also works in conjunction with property owners regarding student housing. Josh is certified through ICC as a Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector.

 

Corinne Marcou, Administrative Assistant

Corinne has been with Code Enforcement since 2011 and with the City since 2008.  Along with Code Enforcement and the Health Department, she works closely with various other departments; Corinne is also the Clerk of the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

  

Medard Kopczynski, ACM/ Health Director

John Rogers, Code Enforcement & Inspections Manager
Gary Schneider, Plans Examiner
Brad Lane, Code Enforcement Officer
Michael Hagan, Permit Technician
Frederick Parsells, Housing Inspector
Joshua Gorman, Housing Inspector
Corinne Marcou, Administrative Assistant

Code Enforcement Contact Information

City of Keene Code Enforcement Department
City Hall
3 Washington St.
Keene, NH 03431

Phone: (603) 352-5440

Inspection Line: (603) 757-1807
Fax: (603) 283-5654