Zoning Board of Adjustment

About Us

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board whose purpose is to provide relief from zoning requirements that cannot be satisfied by granting variances from the bulk and dimensional requirements of the Ordinance.

Responsibilities

The Zoning Board of Adjustment shall have the following powers and duties in connection with the administration of this zoning ordinance:

  1. To hear and decide requests for variances from the provisions of this zoning ordinance pursuant to the procedures and standards set forth the zoning ordinance and The Municipal Land Use Law.
  2. To hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision, determination or interpretation made by the zoning administrator, planning director or other official in the administration or the enforcement of the zoning ordinance.
  3. To hear and decide applications for certificates of nonconforming use pursuant to the procedures and standards set forth the zoning ordinance and The Municipal Land Use Law.
  4. To hear and decide requests for interpretation of the zoning map or ordinance, or for decisions on other special questions upon which the Board is authorized to act.

Meeting Structure

7 Member Board with 2 Alternates Appointed by the Mayor and Council.

NameTitlePhoneEmail

Board Secretary

(973) 403-6051

Council Liaison

Santo Barretta

Chairperson

Paul Aschoff

Vice Chairperson

Janet Treamont

Board Member

Michele Stefanelli

Board Member

John Derites

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Frank Perrotti

Alternate 1

Vacancy One

Alternate 2