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Zoning Department

The Zoning department is located in Room #112 of the Municipal Building.

A Zoning approval and permit is required for:
1.   Above ground pools & hot tubs, enclosed porches, foyers, roofs over front platforms, decks, accessory structures, signs, CCO-new    tenants-$30 fee
2.    New one family dwellings, garages, additions, dormers, add a levels, sunrooms, in ground pools -$45 fee
3.    Commercial applications
4.    Re- submittal – changes, revisions, or amendments to prior reviews - $25 fee

A copy of the survey and a set of plans are required to be submitted with your zoning permit.

A Zoning permit is required for Shed-New or replacement, Driveway-Replacement or Enlarging, Fences-Replacement or new, or Patio-Replacement. The fee is $60 and (2) two copies of the property survey are required to be submitted with the permit application. Walkways only need Zoning approval and there is no fee. Temporary storage bins require a permit. The fee is $60 and a copy of the property survey is required.

A zoning permit is required for the replacement of the public sidewalk, apron or curb.  A fee of $25.00 and a copy of your survey will be required to be submitted with the permit application.  An inspection of the forms will be required.

         

Zoning Board

The Zoning Board of Adjustment hears requests for variances. Plans are available to view by the public (10) days prior to the hearing date.. Meetings are at 7 :00 p.m. on Mondays in the Council Chambers. Please refer to the online calendar for meeting dates. The Zoning officer can be reached at 201-794-5308. View the Zoning Board Agenda here!

Board Members:

Chairman  - Kevin Puzio
Vice Chairman - Daniel Zwillenberg
Board Secretary - James Lowenstein
Board Attorney - Marc E. Leibman
Richard Seibel
Judy Miller
Daniel Zwillenberg
Avi Naveh
Matthew Estersohn

Alternate Board Members:

Joan Goldstein
Alexander M. Lazarev
Jenny Flom
                  
Board Professionals:

Board Engineer - Paul Azzolina

Board Traffic Engineer – Frank Miskovich

Board Planner – Peter Van Den Kooy

The Engineering Department has made a copy of the Zoning Map available in PDF format.

Zoning Board Minutes

Archived Zoning Board minutes are in PDF format. Minutes will be posted for maximum of 6 months. You may obtain copies of the minutes by calling (201) 794-5308. Meeting minutes are also available online.

Contact Information

Name: Richard Bolan
Title: Construction Official / Zoning Officer
Phone: (201) 794-5308

Name: Ann Peck  
Title: Asst. Zoning Officer
Email: apeck@fairlawn.org

Name: Mildred Carrion  
Title: Zoning Board Secretary
Email: mcarrion@fairlawn.org

Zoning Board Attorney:
Marc Leibman, Esq.
Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman, LLP
Two Executive Drive, Suite 530
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07670
201-947-8855 office
201-947-2402 fax
www.NorthJerseyAttorneys.com

Forms

Zoning Permit

Information on Filing Zoning Permit