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Located in the Department of Municipal Services, the Planning and Zoning Division consists of the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

The Planning Board, made up of nine members, is guided by the powers and duties assigned to it by the municipal Land Use Law. The Board is responsible for:

  • Making and adopting the Master Plan
  • Administering the Land Subdivision Ordinance
  • Reviewing site plans
  • Approving conditional use applications
  • Preparing a municipal capital budget

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is comprised of seven members, and reviews all applications for construction or signage which do not meet the requirements of the zoning ordinance, limiting schedule or Bayonne Master Plan. Further responsibilities of the Board include:

  • Hearing and deciding appeals in the enforcement of the Zoning Code
  • Hearing and deciding requests in interpretation of the Zoning Code
  • Ruling on applications for variances
  • Granting variances to allow departure from land use regulations

Planning and Zoning Division Administrators

City Planner

Tel: 201.858.6075

Location City of Bayonne
630 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ 07002

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