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Fair Lawn Zoning Board Seeks New Members

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - If you're looking to give back and you have an interest in land use law, the Zoning Board of Adjustment may be for you!

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 powers:

  • To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or refusal made by an administrative officer based on or made in the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.
  • To hear and decide requests for interpretation of the Zoning Map or Zoning Ordinance.
  • 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.

Any person interested in volunteering to serve on the Zoning Board must file a one-page Citizen Leadership Form (attached) with the Borough Clerk’s Office. 

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

 

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