Planning / Engineering

The Planning Board receives its powers through the Municipal Land Use Law which allows this Board to hear applications for subdivisions and site plans only. Any subdivision or site plan application heard by this board involves only permitted use of the land in question as defined by the Master Plan. Generally, the Board has no jurisdiction or power to deny an application that fully complies with the zoning ordinance. However, a site or subdivision plan can be denied if it does not fulfill a specific requirement of an ordinance.

The Board application process includes reviews by the Board Planner and Board Engineer. In addition, recommendations are received from the Environmental Commission and Shade Tree Commission. The Board may also request recommendations from the Board of Fire Commissioners, Department of Traffic & Safety, or any other agency deemed necessary.

The Engineering department performs engineering inspections during the construction phase of the project. The Engineering department also manages performance and maintenance guarantees for approved projects, as well as certificate of occupancy recommendations upon completion of construction.
<br><br><br><br><br><br>Ally Morris, Planning Board Administrator<br><br>Jeffrey W. Staiger, P.E., P.P., C.M.E.






Ally Morris, Planning Board Administrator

Jeffrey W. Staiger, P.E., P.P., C.M.E.
Township Engineer
Department Updates
Public Hearing Agenda - June 19, 2018
Draft Planning Board Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO BIDDERS - Buttell Avenue & Williams Street Road Improvements and Oakwood Avenue/Tuxedo Terrace Intersection Drainage
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Township of Lakewood for the Buttell Avenue & Williams Street Road Improvements and Oakwood Avenue/Tuxedo Terrace Intersection Drainage in the Township of Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey. Bid forms, contracts and specifications are on file at the office of the Engineering Department, Second Floor, Lakewood Township Municipal Building, 231 Third Street, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701. Said Bids will be received, opened and read aloud in public in Conference Room C, at the Lakewood Municipal Building, Second Floor, 231 Third Street, Township of Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey on June 20, 2018 at 11:00AM, prevailing time. Copies of the bid forms, contracts and specifications may be obtained from said Lakewood Township Engineering Department, by prospective bidders upon request, upon payment of the sum of $50.00 for each set. Checks made payable to Remington & Vernick Engineers.
Meeting Minutes - May 22, 2018
Planning Board
       
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