FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough is seeking any person interested in volunteering to serve on the Zoning Board of Adjustment. Anyone interested must file a one-page Citizen Leadership Formpdf with the Borough Clerk’s Office. 

The Zoning Board of Adjustment performs the duties required by the N.J. Municipal Land Use Law (N.J.S.A. 40:55-D). 

These duties include the following:

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To review applications which propose to utilize property in a manner not consistent with municipal zoning laws. 

In particular cases and for special reasons, to grant a variance to allow departure from the regulations of the Zoning Ordinance to permit a use or principal structure in a district restricted against such use or principal structure.

To hear and decide requests for interpretation of the Zoning Map or Zoning Ordinance.

If you would like more information on the Zoning Board, please contact Assistant Zoning Officer Ann Peck at 201-703-4255 or email apeck@fairlawn.org.