Zoning Board of Adjustment


  • 7 p.m.
  • Second Tuesday of the Month
  • Council Chambers, Municipal Building
    34 Chapel Hill Road
    Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Zoning Board consists of 7 regular members and 2 alternate members. They are appointed by the Governing Body in staggering terms.

Board Member
Term Expiration Date
Patrick Byrne12/31/2026
Bruce Dubowsky12/31/2024
Kathy Kennedy12/31/2024
Stephen R. Zalewski12/31/2024
Miguel Villavicencio (Alt. #1)12/31/2024
Lester Wolfson12/31/2026
Tom Zapf12/31/2026
John Luciano 12/31/2024
VACANT - Alternate #2 
Michael Lipari - Counsel
Mandelbaum Barrett

Thomas A. Boorady - Engineer
Darmofalski Engineering Assoc., Inc.
Paul Ricci - Planner
Ricciplanning, LLC


The Zoning Board of Adjustment was established to promote health, safety, morals and general welfare, prevent overcrowding of land and buildings, avoid undue concentration of population, provide adequate light and air with reasonable consideration to the characters of the zone and its peculiar suitability for particular uses, and with the objective of conserving the value of property and encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the borough.

The Building Inspector and Zoning Officer of the Borough enforce zoning violations.

Chapter 28 of the Development Review Ordinance (DRO) consists of the following:

  • Article II Establishment of Zones
  • Article III Schedule of General Requirements
  • Article IV General Provisions
  • Article VR-40, R-20, R-10, R-20/PRD, R-15 and LM-SC Residential Zones
  • Article VITH-S, Townhouse Set-Aside Zone
  • Article VI-ATH/ACHS, Townhouse-Adult Community Housing/Set-Aside Zone
  • Article VI-BGA-S Garden Apartment Set-Aside Overlay Zone
  • Article VI-CACH, Adult Community Housing, Subsidized and Non-Subsidized
  • Article VI-D Affordability Control
  • Article VI-E Limiting Development
  • Article VII GAR, Garden Apartment Residential Zone
  • Article VIII Business Zones
  • Article IX CR, Commercial Recreation Zone
  • Article X Industrial Zones
  • Article XI Residential Lot Cluster Development
  • Article XII Conditional Uses
  • Article XIII Signs
  • Article XIV Prohibition of Abandoned and Unlicensed Vehicles in all Zones
  • Article XV Non-Conforming Uses and Buildings
  • Article XVI Administration
  • Article XVII Miscellaneous

DRO - Development & Zoning Ordinances

The Development Regulations are comprised of 2 chapters which can be accessed through the links below:

Zoning Maps are available in the borough Clerk's Office for $15. Copies of the Development Regulations, Chapters 17 and 28, are available in the borough Clerk's Office for $100.