Planning Board

The Planning Board consists of volunteer residents appointed by the Mayor & Council who are responsible for preparing the Township Master Plan in compliance with provisions of the New Jersey Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL) and who are responsible for reviewing zoning ordinances referred to them by the Mayor & Council.

Board Composition

The Planning Board consists of nine (9) members and two (2) alternate members. The Board is assisted by a professional staff consisting of:

  • An Attorney
  • A Professional Planner
  • The Township Engineer
  • An Administrative Officer/Board Secretary

Planning Board Meetings

The Planning Board meets for Public Hearing once each month on the second (2nd) Monday at 6:30 PM at the municipal building, 818 West Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731. Work Session agenda is held at the same time.

Future Proposals

Applicants who are contemplating a future proposal of their property to be submitted to the Planning Board, may take a one time only, no fee, opportunity to describe their project on an informal basis with the Director of Community Development and the Planning Board Engineer. If you wish to meet with the Director of Community Development please contact the Planning Board Secretary to be set up a meeting.


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Contact Information

Susan Connor
Planning Board Secretary
Mailing Address:  818 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ  08731
Office Location:  124 South Main Street, Forked River, NJ  08731
609-693-1100, ext. 2251