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Planning Board

(973) 593-3060
50 Kings Road
Room 206
Madison, NJ 07940 (map)

The Planning Board functions under the authority of the Municipal Land Use Law of New Jersey. It is authorized to exercise power with regard to:

  • Adoption of a Master Plan
  • Subdivision control and site plan review for permitted uses
  • Recommendations as to the official map of the Borough
  • Conditional use applications
  • Recommendations as to the zoning ordinance or amendments thereto
  • Review of Capital Projects
  • Variances under certain circumstances in connection with site plan and subdivision

The Planning Board consists of nine members as follows:

  • The Mayor
  • A Borough Council member, appointed by the Borough Council
  • A Borough Official
  • A Member of the Environmental Commission
  • Six other citizens of the Borough, appointed by the Mayor

The Planning Board holds monthly meetings, generally on the first and third Tuesday of the month (See Calendar), at 7:30 PM, in the Courtroom of the Hartley Dodge Memorial.  Notice of all meetings is given to the public in accordance with the requirements of the "Open Public Meetings Act" (Sunshine Law) and the Municipal Land Use Law. All meetings are open to the general public in accordance with the requirements of the "Open Public Meetings Act".

Copies of the Madison Land Development Ordinance and zoning maps may be purchased in the Borough Clerk's office in the Hartley Dodge Memorial. Development application forms are available in the Planning and Zoning Office on the second floor of the Hartley Dodge Memorial.