Brian Johnson - Director of Community Development
One Municipal Drive Bordentown NJ 08505
(609)-298-2800 ext. 2113
Planning Board meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm in the Bordentown Township Municipal Building, 1 Municipal Drive. Please check the Township Meetings Calendar for cancellations, time and location changes.
The Bordentown Township Planning Board consists of a total of nine (9) members and two (2) alternates. Two (2) members are elected officials of the Township Committee and one (1) is another other Township official. They provide an important policy element to the Board. The remainder of the members are volunteer residents appointed by the Township Committee and consists of members designated as Chair, Vice-Chair and two Alternate members. A professional staff consisting of an Attorney, a Professional Planner, Township Engineer (s) an Administrative Officer and a Board Secretary assists the Planning Board. The powers, duties and regulations of the Planning Board are contained in the Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL).
Contact the Community Development Office for Planning Board and Zoning Board Application.
The Planning Board reviews and acts on the following:
Applications for subdivision approval. The Planning Board when reviewing subdivision and site plan applications can decide "C" Variances and establish procedures for the review of such applications.
Conditional use approval (if an application for conditional use involves a variance, the application is referred to the Zoning Board of Adjustment.)
Preparing and updating the Township Master Plan . An integral part of the Township's decision-making process is the Master Plan. Without the land use element of the Master Plan, a Township cannot have a valid Zoning Ordinance.
The Planning Board may also become involved in the review of other State or Federal programs or plans assemble data for planning purposes and perform other advisory duties as assigned to it by the Governing Body, to aid them in planning process.
Planning Board Members
Class I Member:
Stephen Benowitz, Mayor, CY 2017
Class II Member:
Roger Plew, 1/1/16– 12/31/18
Class III Member:
Eric Holliday, Committeeman, CY 2017
Class IV Members:
George Chidley, Chairman - 1/1/17 - 12/31/20
Kevin Hirschfeld, Vice-Chairman - 1/1/16 - 12/31/19
Patricia Concannon, 1/1/15 - 12/31/18
Tim Fairlie, 1/1/14 - 12/31/17
Eugene Grybowski, 1/1/15 - 12/31/18
William Popko, 1/1/17 -12/31/20
Joseph Nyzio - Alt. #1 - 1/1/17 - 12/31/18
Nicholas D'Angelo, Alt. #2 - 1/1/16 - 12/31/17
Brian Johnson, Secretary, CY 2017
Planning Board Attorney:M. Lou Garty, Esquire
The Garty Law Firm, LLC712 E. Main Street, Suite 2AMoorestown, NJ 08057(856) 382-0383
Fax: (856) 673-0609
Frederick J. Turek, II, PE,PP, CME, CPWM
Turek Consulting, LLC
220 North Coles Avenue
Maple Shade, NJ 08052
Fax: (856) 663-2245
Landscape Architect Planner:
Jack Carman, RLA, FASLA, PP
Design for Generations
92 Tallowood Drive
Medford NJ 08055
Work: (609) 458-0257
Fax: (609) 953-1625
James L. Kochenour, PE
Arora and Associates, PC
Princeton Pike Corporate Center
1200 Lenox Drive, Suite 200
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Work: (609) 844-1111