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Established by Ordinance through Administration of Government, Chapter 15 (§15-81).
Powers and jurisdiction of the Board of Adjustment.
(1) The Board of Adjustment shall have the power to:
(a) Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is error in any order, requirement, decision or refusal made by the administrative officer based or made in the enforcement of any provision of the Land Development Ordinance.
(b) Hear and decide, in accordance with the provisions of the Land Development Ordinance, requests for interpretation of the Official Map or Chapter 500, Zoning, or for decisions upon other special questions upon which the Board is authorized to pass by any ordinance or Official Map.
(c) Variance of area or yard requirements.
 


WEST MILFORD TOWN HALL
MAIN MEETING ROOM
7:30 PM

 

 

2018 Meeting Dates
  Site Inspection Regular Meeting
January  
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23
(RM & Reorg.)*
February 24 27
March 24 27
April 21 24
May 19 22
June 23 26
July 21

24

August 25 28
September 15 18
October 20 23
November 24 27
December 15 18
 


*Reorganization meeting starts at 7:00 pm
 


This volunteer Board is comprised of seven regular members and two alternates who are predominantly responsible for considering and deciding variance requests to the Township’s Land Development Ordinance (LDO) and the State's Land Use Law.  More specifically, the statutory functions and powers of the Board are 1) to render decisions on applications for bulk variances; 2) to render decisions on applications for use variances; 3) to interpret the Municipal Zoning Map and the LDO; 4) to render decisions on appeals regarding the Zoning Officer's decision; and 5) to decide requests for a determination of pre-existing, non-conforming use status.  The most common bulk variance applications involve additions to existing residences and the construction of new homes.  Bulk variance approval becomes necessary when a proposal does not meet criteria in the LDO (such as lot area or setbacks, for example).  A use variance application becomes necessary when the proposal is for a use that is not permitted in the zone.  Administrative assistance for the Board is through the Planning Department. 

The current sitting Board members are:  

Chairman
Robert Brady


Vice Chairman
Arthur McQuaid

Regular Members

Frank Curcio
Russell Cur
ving
Daniel Jurkovic
James Olivo
Michael Gerst


Alternates
Matthew Conlon (Alternate #1)
Steven Castronova (Alternate #2)

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Board Attorney
Stephen B. Glatt, Esq.

Board Planner
William H. Drew

Board Engineer
Michael Cristaldi-Alaimo Group


Board Secretary
Denyse Todd






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