The Town of Hanover has applied for 150 Special Deer Management Permits. These can be used in the Town’s Special Deer Management Area only according to NH Fish and Game Hunting Rules for Management Unit G-1.
The Special Deer Management Permits will be awarded to qualified hunters via a lottery system. A qualified hunter is one who has a valid NH hunting license and a photographic identification such as a driver’s license or passport. Youth hunters who do not have a photographic identification must provide a copy of their birth certificate to enter the lottery.
Each hunter may submit one entry to the special deer management permit lottery. Here is our lottery calendar:
July 1- August 13 – Submission of entries for lottery to Town Offices- applications (including email and phone #) must be submitted by US mail or email with copy of valid NH Hunting License and photographic identification. No early birds!!! Town Offices are located at 41 South Main Street, Hanover, NH. Lottery entries may be submitted in person via the front foyer, Mon.- Fri., 8:30- 4:30 pm.
August 14- Lottery draw- The Town Clerk will oversee the lottery.
August 17-18 Notification- By email, or phone, if email is not available
August 18-September 2- Hunters come to Town Offices to pick up their permits- Hanover Town Offices are located at 41 South Main Street. The town clerk’s office is open 8:30- 4:30. Hunters must bring valid NH Hunting License and photographic identification when they pick up their permit.
September 3-13- Wait list is activated to give away permits which were not claimed and given to hunters who were not selected in the lottery first round. Hunters on the wait list will be contacted and must bring valid NH Hunting License and photographic identification when they pick up their permit.
Lottery entries are available on-line at www.hanovernh.org, or by coming to the Hanover Town Offices to pick one up. The front foyer is open and entry forms will be available there July 1 through August 13th, Monday- Friday, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
Planning and Zoning Department
41 South Main Street
Hanover, NH 03755