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.  The Zoning officer can be reached at 201-794-5308. View the Zoning Board Agenda here.

Public Notice:  Borough of Fair Lawn Zoning Board of Adjustment Special Meeting of February 20, 2024

PLEASE BE ADVISED that in accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act P.L. 1975 Chapter 231, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zoning Board of the Borough of Fair Lawn will hold a Special meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 online via "Zoom." Members of the public who wish to participate may do so by joining online or over the phone at 7:00 p.m. as noted below. All submissions of the Applicant and Board Professionals are available on the Borough Website on the Zoning Board link(s) Anyone who wishes to submit pictures etc. for the Boards consideration must submit it to the Zoning Department to be forwarded to the Board Attorney prior to the meeting. Formal action may be taken:

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Application #23-038, Bridge Brook Associates. 23-02-20 Broadway, Block 3219.01, Lot 13&14, Zone R-2. Proposal is to combine lot 13 with lot 14 to create additional parking for the existing mixed uses on lot 14. Lot 14 currently has mixed use buildings and parking lot. Lot 13 is a vacant lot located within the R-1-3 Single Family Residential zone, which does not permit parking lots. Borough Ordinance 125.57.D (1)(d)(1). Use variance required for lot 13 to be used as a parking lot. Proposed impervious coverage for lot 13 and lot 14 combined would be 95% where 90% is permitted in the B-2 Zone- Borough Ordinance 125-57 D(1)(c) (1) variance required for impervious coverage Minor site plan approval required as per Borough Ordinance 125.65 Changes to the site will result in an increase in parking spaces. Addition to the site would be a permanent sitting area with 28 seats located at the entrance on Broadway. Shared for all tenants on site to use. D-1 Use variance required as per Borough Ordinance 125.57.D(1)(d)(1). Other variances and waivers may be required for this Application.

Asst. Zoning Officer Ann Peck will be available during the meeting at the Borough Phone #201-794-5308 for any problems or information. All applications and materials are and have been available at Borough Hall for inspection or production if so requested. Files can be accessed at Fair Lawn.org/Department & Services/Documents Center.

The Engineering Department has made a copy of the 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) 703-4255. Meeting minutes are also available online.