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Board of Adjustment

Chairperson:  David Owens

Deputy Chairperson: Barbara Bye

Secretary:  Thomas Lembrich

Members:  Michael Cuttitta, David Owens, Michael Pappas, Terry Pollin, Sean Andersen (Alt. 2), Sean Sullivan (Alt.1), Kasia Walch

Municipal Liaison:  Anna Columbus

Clerk:  Jo-Ann Ricks

The Board of Adjustment is a municipal agency which has limited but exclusive jurisdiction.  The basis for board of adjustment jurisdiction is set forth in NJSA 40:55D-70 and 40:55D-76.  The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body, with more discretion to render decisions than planning boards.

The applications heard by the Board of Adjustment are appeals from zoning officers, interpretations of the zoning ordinance and requests for variances.  The Board also has ancillary jurisdiction to decide subdivision and site plan matters in connection with (d) variances.