January 24, 2021
2:38 PM

Green Township Administrative Offices
PO Box 65
150 Kennedy Road
Tranquility, NJ 07879
Phone: 908 852-9333
Fax: 908 852-1972
Hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Land Use Board  
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****The Land Use Board Meeting scheduled for
Thursday, January 19 has been canceled****
Green Township Land Use Board
The Land Use Board is looking for new members! If interested please call Kim at 908-852-9333 ext. 13
Effective 2016, The Township Committee has combined the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment into one Land Use Board.


  • Adoption of a Master Plan every ten years;
  • Subdivision control and site plan review for permitted uses;
  • Recommendations as to the official map of the Township;
  • Conditional use applications;
  • Recommendations as to the zoning ordinance or amendments;
  • Review of Capital Improvement Projects;
  • Variances under certain circumstances in connection with site plans and subdivisions.
  • Hear and decide Appeals of decisions of the administrative officer enforcing the zoning ordinance;
  • Hear and decide for Interpretations of the zoning map or ordinance;
  • Hear and decide Bulk or "C" Variances; A "c" variance is if it is separate from a site plan, subdivision or conditional use (i.e.. residential permit that doesn't require a subdivision or site plan)
  • Hear and decide Use or "D" Variances: example of a "d" variance; Use of principle structure; Expansion of non-conforming use; deviation from a specification of standard of a conditional use; Increase in permitted floor area ration; Increase in permitted density; Height greater than 10 feet or 10% of the maximum height permitted.
  • May direct the Issuance of a Permit for a building or structure in the bed of a mapped street or public drainage way, flood control basin or public area.  A building structure not related to a street.

To download the Land Use Application please click here.

Meeting Schedule:

The Land Use Board holds Regular Meetings at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of every month, unless otherwise noticed.

The Subdivision & Site Plan Review Committee or Technical Review Committee (TRC) meetings: 3rd Thursday only as needed.

Board Members:
Scott Holzhauer- Chairman
Joseph Cercone - Vice Chairman
Daniel Conkling - Mayor's Designee
Jim Chirip - Committee Person
Watson Perigo - Township Employee
Jim DeYoung
Sharon Mullen

Michael Muller
Richard Wilson

John Lynch - Alternate #1
Jenny Kobilinski - Alternate #2
Vacant - Alternate #3
Vacant - Alternate #4

Kim Mantz - Board Secretary

*If you would like to become a member of the board, please click here to fill out an application.

Useful Links:

Land Use Application and Checklist

Soil Erosion Application

Driveway Application

Submission deadlines for applications and revisions

Lock Box Ordinance

Escrow or Bond Funds Release Form

Master Plan Re-exam Report December 13, 2018

Housing Element/Fair Share Plan - October 2016



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