Land Use Board Process Diagram Zoning Map July 2018 Bulk Variance & Area Requirements

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In January of 2016 the Governing Body passed O16-1, to combine the land use powers of the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment into a single board to be known as the “Land Use Board,” which shall exercise all of the powers and duties of the individual boards according to the Municipal Land Use Laws.


Land Use Board Hours
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Meetings
First Thursday of each month at 7:30pm
Highlands Community Center

Phone: (732) 872-1224 x 202
Email:   landuse@highlandsborough.org

Zoning Officer: mdunn@middletownnj.org
The Zoning Officer must review all development requests and plans prior to being referred to the Land Use Board.

Our Land Use Board consists of nine (9) members and four (4) citizen alternates as follows:

(1) Class I: The Mayor or the Mayor’s designee in the absence of the Mayor.
(2) Class II: One of the officials of the municipality other than a member of the governing body to be appointed by the Mayor.
(3) Class III: A member of the governing body to be appointed by the Borough Council.
(4) Class IV: Six citizens of the Borough to be appointed by the Mayor.

NOTE: According to NJSA 40:55D   Class I and III members cannot vote on class “d” variances described as follows:

  1. A use or principal structure in a district restricted against such a use or structure
  2. An expansion of an existing nonconforming use
  3. Deviation from a specification or standard pursuant to section 54 of P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-67) pertaining solely to a conditional use
  4. An increase in the permitted floor area ratio as defined in section 3.1 of P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-4)
  5. An increase in the permitted density as defined in section 3.1 of P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-4)except as applied to the required lot area for a lot or lots for detached one or two dwelling unit buildings, which lot or lots are either an isolated undersized lot or lots resulting from a minor subdivision.
  6. An increase in the height of a principal structure that exceeds the maximum height permitted in a zoning district by 10 feet or 10 percent

The Zoning Officer must review all development requests and plans prior to being referred to the Land Use Board. So, you received a Zoning Denial… now what?


Upcoming Land Use Board Application Materials

BOARD POLICY:
• All meetings shall adjourn no later than 11:00 P.M. unless a majority of the quorum present at said hour vote to continue the meeting to a later hour.
• No new hearing shall commence after 10:15 P.M. unless the Chairperson shall rule otherwise.
• The Chair may limit repetitive comments or irrelevant testimony and may limit the time or number of questions or comments from any one citizen to ensure an orderly meeting and allow adequate time for members of the public to be heard.


Members and Support Staff of the Land Use Board

Member NameMember TypeTerm Expires

Land Use Board Forms

File NameCategory
Flood Plain Relief Application FormForms, Land Use FormsDownload
Grading Review ApplicationBuilding Department, Forms, Land Use FormsDownload
Land Use Board Fee ScheduleForms, Land Use FormsDownload
LUB Application Packet 2022Forms, Land Use FormsDownload
Zoning Map July 2018Forms, Land Use FormsDownload

2021 Land Use Board Meeting Agendas

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File NameCategory
01-07-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
02-04-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
03-04-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
04-01-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
05-06-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
06-03-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
07-01-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
08-05-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
09-02-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
10-07-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
11-04-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload
12-02-2021 LUB Meeting Agenda2021 LUB AgendasDownload

2021 Land Use Board Meeting Minutes

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File NameCategory
01-07-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
02-04-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
03-04-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
04-01-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
05-06-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
06-03-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
07-01-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
08-05-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
09-02-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload
10-07-2021 LUB Meeting Minutes2021 LUB MinutesDownload

2021 Land Use Board Resolutions

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File NameCategory
LUB Res 2021-01 Appointing Chairman2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-02 Appointing ViceChairman2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-03 2021 Meeting Dates2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-04 2021 Official Newspapers2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-05 Appointing 2021 LUB Attorney2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-06 Appointing 2021 LUB Engineer2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-07 Appointing 2021 LUB Secretary-Asst Secretary2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-08 Granting Use Variance with Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan Approval-Chia Inc 2019-042021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-09 Granting Minor Subdivision Approval Gil 2020-062021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-10 Ordinance 2021-062021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-11 Ordinance 2021-092021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-12 12 Marine Pl B91 L7 Francolino2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-13 289 Bay Ave B81 L12 Arjika2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-14 210 Bay Ave B64 L25 Hung2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-15 Ordinance O-21-212021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-16 Ordinance O-21-232021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-17 Skate Park Project2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-18 for Ordinance O-21-29 Off-Street Parking2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-19 for Extension of Minor Subdivision Approval Careri2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-20 for Extension of Minor Subdivision Approval Gil2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-21 Recommending the Designation of the Study Area as Non-Condemnation2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-22 Resolution Granting Minor Subdivision Approval2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-23 Extension of Minor Subdivision Approval – Gundlach2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-24 Approval of Appeal of Zoning Officer Determination2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-25 Resolution for Variance Relief Block 76 Lot 15 39 Barberie2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload
LUB Res 2021-26 Prelim and Final Major Subdivision Approval with Use Variance Relief Block 54 Lot 7.01 49 Miller2021 LUB ResolutionsDownload