Land Use Board
The Land Use Board is responsible for:
- Reviewing proposed site plans prior to issuance of building permits (not for one- or two-family homes)
- Reviewing proposed subdivisions of land
- Hearing and deciding requests from property owners for variances from the Borough's zoning regulations
Contact the Building Department at 973-627-8035 for information regarding the application process.
Land Use Board Secretary
Phone Number: 973-627-2000
hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Land Use Board meets virtually until further notice in the Community Center, 21-25 Union St. at 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month for regular meetings and the fourth Monday of the month for workshop meetings. Meeting schedule is subject to change. Click here for the up-to-date meeting schedule.
Minutes and Agendas
Click here to view the Land Use Board minutes and agendas. They are posted on the meetings page.
The Land Use Board consists of nine members as follows:
- Class I: The mayor or the mayor's designee in the absence of the mayor.
- Class II: One of the officials of the municipality other than a member of the Governing Body, to be appointed by the mayor.
- Class III: A member of the Borough Council to be appointed by it.
- Class IV: Other citizens of the municipality, to be appointed by the mayor.
- Four alternate members.
|Banbor, Kenneth||Alternate #3||2-yr||12/31/22|
|Blair, Kenneth||Class IV (Chairman)||4-yr||12/31/23|
|Freiermuth, Joyce||Class IV||3-yr||12/31/23|
|Greuter, Russell||Class III||1-yr||12/31/21|
|Leonard, Janet||Alternate #2||2-yr||12/31/21|
|Hopler, William||Class II||1-yr||12/31/21|
|Howarth, Mark||Class IV||4-yr||12-31-23|
|Koch, Barbara||Class IV||3-yr||12/31/23|
|Hamman, Ron||Class IV||3-yr||12/31/23|
|Mulligan, Thomas||Class I (Mayor)||4-yr||12/31/23|
|Rose, Kim||Alternate #1||2-yr||12/31/22|
Land Use notices will be posted on the Notices and Announcements page.
RESOLUTION REGARDING THE MEETING SCHEDULE FOR JANUARY 2021 THROUGH JANUARY 2022 AND DESIGNATING OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER
WHEREAS, the Borough of Rockaway Land Use Board has considered the scheduling of the workshop and regular meetings for January 2021 through January 2022.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Land Use Board of the Borough of Rockaway this 5th day of January 2021 that the following meeting schedule is adopted, with all meetings to be held Via Zoom Webinar starting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting agenda and any document that would be made available to members of the public in hard copy at the time of the meeting will available on the Borough’s website www.rockawayborough.org forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting. Public comments may be made at the time of the meeting or submitted in advance. In advance of the meeting, members of the public are welcomed to submit questions or comments by electronic mail or in written form. Comments submitted via email should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments submitted in letter form should be sent to Colleen Reardon, Land Use Board Secretary, 1 East Main Street, Rockaway, NJ 07866. All such questions or comments must include the name and address of the submitter and must be received by the board secretary no later than 4:30 on the day prior to the scheduled meeting.
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: This is a recurring webinar
Topic: Land Use Board Meeting
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or iPhone one-tap :
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Webinar ID: 965 4288 6086
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/acKgsNN38a
SUPPLEMENTAL MEETING REGULAR MEETINGS 4TH MONDAY 1ST TUESDAY January 25, 2021 January 5, 2021 February 22, 2021 February 2, 2021 March 22, 2021 March 2, 2021 April 26, 2021 April 6, 2021 May 24, 2021 May 4, 2021 June 28, 2021 June 1, 2021 July 26, 2021 July 6, 2021 August 23, 2021 August 2, 2021 (Monday) September 27, 2021 September 7, 2021 October 25, 2021 October 5, 2021 November--No Meeting November 1, 2021 (Monday) December--No Meeting December 7, 2021 January 24, 2022 January 4, 2022
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Land Use Board of the Borough of Rockaway, this 5th day of January 2021 that the official newspaper will be The Citizen. The Board also designated the Daily Record as the secondary paper.
Kenneth Blair, Chairman
Colleen Reardon, Secretary Borough of Rockaway Land Use Board
posted January 13, 2021
Notice of Land Use Board Adoption
RESOLUTION LUB #069
The Land Use Board of The Borough of Rockaway on January 5, 2021 adopted a memorializing resolution LUB#069 granting a dimensional variance relief and preliminary and final major site plan to allow the redevelopment and use of the premises as a Lidl Grocery store. The applicant is Lidl U.S. Operations, LLC. The address is 353 US 46 West, Block 83, Lot 7. A copy of this Resolution may be inspected at the office of the Building Inspector, 1 East Main Street, Rockaway, N.J. Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30A.M. And 4:30 P.M. Colleen Reardon, Board Secretary, posted January 13, 2021
RESOLUTION LUB #067
The Land Use Board of The Borough of Rockaway adopted a resolution LUB#067 denying a subdivision, various design waivers, a height variance, preliminary and final major site plan approval. The applicant is RPM Development Group, LLC. The property is located at West Main Street and Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Block 73, Lot 65. A copy of this Resolution may be inspected at the office of the Building Inspector, 1 East Main Street, Rockaway, N.J. Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Colleen Reardon, Board Secretary
Faber Properties, LLC
Block 46, Lot 35 - 92 W. Main St.
Creating Better Days
Block 24, Lot 12 - 347 East Main St
Initially filed Application, Rider, checklist & survey
Morris County Planning Board approval
Stewart Engineering Site Layout plan
Fox Architectural drawings
Mott McDonald initial review letter
Mott McDonald completeness letter
Affidavit of Publication (legal notice)
Health Department review
Fig 1 - Land Use
Fig 2 - Zoning
Fig 3 - Signage Study
Labroatory Corporation of American Holdings
Block 84, Lot 1 - 204-212 US Route 46 (260 Rt 46)
Block 81.03, Lot 15 - 76 Phillip Dr
Mot-Laur Properties LLC
Block 40, Lot 22 &: 23 - 27 East Main St
"C" &: "D" Variances
Forms and Applications
Land Use forms and applications are posted on the Applications and Forms page.
Resolution of Finding and Determination LUB-069 Block 83, Lot 17, 353 US 46 West. Applicant: Lidi U.S. Operations, LLC
Resolution of Finding and Determination LUB-061 Block 1.02, Lot 68, 121 Hibernia Ave. Applicant: Pheasant Walk LLC
Resolution of Finding and Determination LUB-062 Block 46, Lot 24, 27 Wall St. Applicant: Peter Hestevold