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Medard K. Kopczynski CBO, Acting City Manager

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 CBO, 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 as well as a Certified Building Official with 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.

Michael Hagan CFM, Code Enforcement Officer

Michael has been with the City since 2001. Michael is a Certified Combination Residential, Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector, and Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Building Plans Examiner, Energy Plans Examiner / 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 FEMA certified, and Michael is also a Justice of the Peace. 

Brad G. Lane, Code Enforcement Officer

Brad has been with the City since 2001, working previously with the Town of Newport and 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.

Frank Ritcher, Housing Inspector


Joel Feorowicz, Housing Inspector


TJ O'Brien, Permit Technician

TJ has been with Code Enforcement since 2014 and is a Certified Permit Technician. TJ is the first person to speak to with any project, application submittals and questions. He is also Certified Residential Building 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.

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