Township of Ocean, Ocean County, New Jersey


Board of Adjustment

The Zoning Board, established under authority of New Jersey's Municipal Land Use Law, consists of seven regular members and two alternate members appointed by Township Committee.  All are residents of the Township of Ocean.  Regular members serve a four-year term, while alternate members serve two-year terms.

Meetings are regularly scheduled for the third Thursday of each month.  Meetings are held in the Township Committee Chambers in Town Hall. Special meetings may be scheduled when needed.  All public notices of meetings are posted in Town Hall and published annually in the Asbury Park Press newspaper.

Click here for the Meeting Agendas and Minutes. They are posted in the Town Hall lobby. Application and fee requirements are available upon request by calling (609) 693-3600.  To inquire about the status or approval of an application, which is going before the board, you can call (609) 693-3600.

The Zoning Board has exclusive jurisdiction in the following areas:

  • All applications seeking a use not permitted in a zone
  • Requests for interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Map, general questions or concerning the zone of a property or permitted use contact the Zoning Office at (609) 693-3600.
  • Certification of a prior non-conforming use
  • Appeals from orders of administrative officers in connection with the Zoning Ordinance.

The Zoning Board also hears the following applications:

  • Bulk variances, site plan approval and subdivisions, if associated with a use variance
  • Residential bulk variances

Board of Adjustment Appointments

Name Position
Term
Exp.
John Petrosilli Chairman
4yr
12/31/18
Antonio DeAlmeida Vice Chairman
4yr
12/31/19
Thomas R. Corliss Member
4yr
12/31/19
Stan Anderson Member
4yr
12/31/18
Ronald Bruno Member
4yr
12/31/19
Brian Higgins Member
4yr
12/31/19
Raymond Roskowski Member
4yr
12/31/20
Shawn Denning Alternate #1
2yr
12/31/18
Valerie Tate Alternate #2
2yr
12/31/17
Stephanie Foberg Secretary
12/31/16