Planning and Zoning Department
Zoning Ordinance Section 1-21
Our mission is to provide guidance and to encourage and promote efficient, coordinated development in accordance with the Township's Zoning Ordinance and Master Plan, while observing the planning and zoning goals for future growth, in a manner, and for the purpose of, protecting the health, safety and general welfare of the public.
The Planning and Zoning Department has two principal functions:
- Supervising the long range planning for the community
- The review of all development proposals submitted to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals
The Planning and Zoning Department provides a professional and knowledgeable staff that provides administrative support to both the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals. This includes the preparation of agendas, meeting minutes, applications, and public notification requirements. It also provides the public with information on planning and zoning requirements.