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Planning Board Members

Robert Schaffer
Class I

Ted Brack
Class II

David Hansen
Class III

Peter Layne
Class IV – Chairman

Stephen Crevani
Class IV

David Altman
Class IV

Dimitrois Venetsanos
Class IV

Christine Medvedev
Class IV

Paul Van Dyke
Class IV

Carl Porto
Alternate No. 1

Vacant
Alternate No. 2


HPC Members

Douglas Johnsen
Class A

Robert Schaffer
Class B

Marilyn Bresnak
Class B Member

Alice Layne
Class C

Maria Yuelys
Class C

Ted Brack
Class C

Carla Plotkin
Class C Member

Andrea Barash
Class C-Alt. 1

Virginia Day
Class C-Alt. 2

Planning Board/Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)


Planning Board Meeting of April 27, 2020

NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning Board of the Borough of Rockleigh, Bergen County, New Jersey, at its regular meeting on April 27, 2020, did adopt the following Resolution of Approval arising out of its Hearings conducted on February 24, 2020.

The Planning Board granted Revised Historic Review and Approval, a Revised Minor Soil Disturbance Permit, a Lot Coverage Variance for the main residence and two (2) Waivers of requirements of the Historic Review Application Checklist for the Applications of 5 Paris Avenue, LLC, for property designated as Lot 14 in Block 101, on the Tax Map of the Borough of Rockleigh, Bergen County, New Jersey, commonly known as 5 Paris Avenue, Rockleigh, New Jersey.

A copy of the above referred to Resolution memorializing the relief granted by the Planning Board is on file and available for inspection at the Office of the Planning Board of the Borough of Rockleigh at the Rockleigh Municipal Building, 26 Rockleigh Road, Rockleigh, New Jersey 07647, during regular business hours, subject to access due to the current health crisis (COVID-19). Currently, due to the current health crisis, the municipal building is closed to the public. A copy of said Resolution is currently available for inspection below.

PDF Resolution_of_Planning_Board_April_27_2020 (1.60 mb)


"The PLANNING BOARD may prepare and, after public hearing adopt or amend a MASTER PLAN, or component parts thereof, to guide the use of lands within the municipality in a manner which protects the public health and safety and promotes the general welfare…The GOVERNING BODY shall, at least every six years, provide a general reexamination of its MASTER PLAN and development regulations by the PLANNING BOARD…(the zoning ordinance) shall be adopted after the PLANNING BOARD has adopted the land use element of a MASTER PLAN and all of the provisions of such zoning ordinance or any amendment or revision thereto shall either be substantially consistent with the land use element of the MASTER PLAN or designed to effectuate such plan element; provided that the GOVERNING BODY may adopt a zoning ordinance or amendment or revision thereto which in whole or in part is inconsistent with or not designed to affirmative vote of a majority of the full authorized membership of the GOVERNING BODY with the reasons of the GOVERNING BODY for so acting recorded in its minutes when adopting such a zoning ordinance."

Municipal Land Use Law,
C.40 55D-28, 62, and 89
 


2020 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Dates

Meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission of the Borough of Rockleigh will be held at the Borough Hall, 26 Rockleigh Road, Rockleigh, NJ at 8:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Jaunary 21st – Re-organization Meeting
  • Tuesday, February 11th
  • Tuesday, March 17th
  • Tuesday, April 21st
  • Tuesday, May 19th
  • Tuesday, June 16th
  • Tuesday, July 21st
  • Tuesday, August 18th
  • Tuesday, September 15th
  • Tuesday, October 20th
  • Tuesday, November 10th *
  • Tuesday, December 15th

2020 Planning Board Meeting Dates

Meetings of the Planning Board of the Borough of Rockleigh will be held at the borough hall, 26 Rockleigh Road, Rockleigh, NJ at 8:00 p.m.

* 4th Monday of May, May 25, 2020, is Memorial Day.


Schedule I
Application Fees

Item No.
Name of Application Fee $
1.
Bulk Variance 250.00
2.
Use Variance 450.00
3.
Minor Subdivision 500.00 plus 50.00 per Lot
4.
Preliminary Major Subdivision 600.00 plus 200.00 per Lot
5.
Final Major Subdivision 300.00 plus 100.00 per Lot
6.
Preliminary Site Plan Approval 350.00
7.
Final Site Plan Approval 200.00
8.
Historic Review 200.00
9.
Conditional Use Approval 450.00


Schedule II

Deposits for Review Services

Item No.
Name of Application Deposit $
1.
Bulk Variance 2,000.00
2.
Use Variance 3,000.00
3.
Minor Subdivision 400.00 per Lot but not less than 1,000.00
4.
Preliminary Major Subdivision 500.00 per Lot but not less than 3,000.00
5.
Final Major Subdivision 300.00 per Lot but not less than 1,000.00
6.
Preliminary Site Plan Approval 4,000.00
7.
Final Site Plan Approval 1,500.00 per Development
8.
Historic Review (Existing
Development)
1,200.00
9.
Historic Review (New Construction) 2,500.00
10.
Conditional Use Approval 1,500.00