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Planning & Zoning

Community Development Department

Community Development Director:
Kevin Rijs, 856-779-9610 Ext. 151

Planning Board Chairperson:
Mr. Joe Dugan

Zoning Board of Adjustment Chairperson:
Mr. John Gee


 

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Planning & Zoning Board Professional Consultants

Engineer (Planning & Zoning Board):
Dennis G. McNulty
Remington & Vernick Engineers
300 Kings Hwy East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Ph: (856) 216-1890 Ext. 2222 dennis.mcnulty@rve.com

Attorney (Planning Board):
Stephen J. Boraske, Esq.
Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader, LLC
1010 Kings Hwy South – Bldg 2, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Ph: (856) 853-5530

Attorney (Zoning Board):
Robert Kingsbury, Esq.
Jackson Commons, Suite B-3
30 Jackson Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Ph: (609) 654-1778

Meeting Dates: Planning Board & Zoning Board of Adjustment

2020 Planning Board
4th Wednesday 7:30 P.M.

  • January 22
  • February 26
  • March 25 cancelled
  • April 22
  • May 27 cancelled
  • June 24
  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 23
  • October 28
  • November 24*
  • December 22*

2020 Zoning Board of Adjustment
2nd Wednesday 7:30 P.M.

  • January 8
  • February 12
  • March 11
  • April 8 cancelled
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 4*
  • December 9

2020 Site Plan Review Advisory Board
1st Tuesday 7:00 P.M.

  • January 7
  • February 4
  • March 3
  • April 7
  • May 5
  • June 9*
  • July 7
  • August 4
  • September 1
  • October 6
  • November 10*
  • December 1

Submitted/Pending Planning & Zoning Board Applications

Zoning Information, Procedures and Regulations:

Business License (Municipal):  https://ecode360.com/6926562
Business License Information

Zoning Permit Requiredhttps://ecode360.com/6929687  

Fence Zoning Regulations:  https://ecode360.com/6929385
Fence Information

Swimming Pool Zoning Regulations:  https://ecode360.com/6929410
Swimming Pool Information

Sign Regulations:  https://ecode360.com/6929441
Sign Information

Chapter 205 of the Municipal Code contains the municipal Zoning requirements for each zone shown on the Zone Map.  The Zoning chapter contains the list of permitted and conditional uses for each zone, lot size and setback requirements. http://ecode360.com/6928907

RA Residence Districts

R-1 Residence Districts

R-2 Residence Districts

DB Downtown Business Districts

C General Commercial Districts

HC Highway Commercial Districts

PD Planned Development Districts

BD and BD-1 Business Development Districts

Municipal Code Land Use Procedures for the Planning Board and Zoning Board can be found within Chapter 22 of the Municipal Code; Subdivision and Site plan regulations are located within Chapter 178. http://ecode360.com/MA0445

Stormwater Management Control Ordinance Chapter 174.  https://ecode360.com/6927680

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION

TRASH COLLECTION ON FRIDAY, MAY 29th

There may be delays in today’s trash collection due to operational issues beyond control of the trash haulers.  Trash NOT picked up today will be picked up tomorrow, Saturday, May 30th.  Thank you for your understanding.

 

BURLINGTON COUNTY COVID TESTING INFORMATION

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION:

Monday, May 25th will be picked up on Tuesday, May 26th

Tuesday, May 26th will be picked up on Wednesday, May 27th

Wednesday, May 27th will be picked up on Thursday, May 28th

Thursday, May 28th will be picked up on Friday, May 29th

Friday, May 29th will remain on Friday, May 29th

SPRING HYDRANT FLUSHING

MAY 26th through JUNE 13th

DETAILS AT www.MapleShadeUtilities.com

 

TOWNSHIP STATEMENT – 4th of JULY EVENTS – 05/18/2020

RESIDENTIAL EVICTIONS: WHAT TENANTS NEED TO KNOW IN LIGHT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 106

MORTGAGE RELIEF & RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURES FAQ’S

STATE CREATES NEW UNEMPLOYMENT PORTAL FOR QUESTIONS

Effective Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 and in exercising an abundance of caution, the Township of Maple Shade Municipal Building will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice. Municipal Staff will continue to be working, however will only be available by telephone at (856) 779-9610 or email during regular business hours 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday to Friday.

The Township remains vigilant in keeping our residents and employees safe and healthy. Residents are encouraged to keep themselves informed by visiting the official township webpage or subscribing to Nixle for alerts. You can register for Nixle message at https://www.nixle.com/.

TOWNSHIP AUTHORIZES TAX BILL GRACE PERIOD

MAPLE SHADE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SELLING SIGNS TO SUPPORT FRONT LINE WORKERS – WATCH COVERAGE ON FOX-29

TOWNSHIP STATEMENT REOPENING OF PARKS FOR PASSIVE RECREATION – 04/30/2020

UPDATED MUNICIPAL COURT INFORMATION – 04/27/2020

SPECIAL TOWNSHIP STATEMENT – 04/24/2020

MAY 1ST TAX PAYMENTS

INFORMATION ON FEDERAL STIMULUS CHECKS

LETTER TO MAPLE SHADE RESIDENTS – 04/06/2020

COVID-19 INFORMATION

OFFICIAL TOWNSHIP STATEMENT REGARDING POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR – 03/27/2020

SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES DURING COVID-19

MUNICIPAL COURT SESSIONS – SUSPENDED THROUGH APRIL 2020

DCA GUIDANCE FOR MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION DURING COVID-19

GOVERNOR MURPHY’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 107

NJ DCA – INFORMATION ON HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

BURLINGTON COUNTY – INFORMATION ON HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

NJ JOBS PORTAL

JOBS AFFECTED BY COVID-19?  See info at NJ Department of Labor

APPLY TO NJ FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

STATE GUIDANCE TO BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

BURLINGTON COUNTY – COUNTY NEWS

BURLINGTON COUNTY PRESS RELEASE – Small Business Loan Program

SOLID WASTE COLLECTION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

(updated May 11, 2020)

GRASS CLIPPINGS/YARD DEBRIS COLLECTION:

PLEASE DO NOT PLACE GRASS CLIPPINGS AND/OR YARD DEBRIS IN ANY TRASH CANS OR TOTES!

At this time, Solid Waste Collection will remain on its normal collection schedule; however, the following restrictions are being enforced:

Mattresses and box spring should be placed in mattress/box spring bags which are available online or at home improvement stores.

All fabric items such as, but not limited to, couches, chairs, love seats, etc. MUST be wrapped in plastic.

All wood furniture such as, but not limited to, tables, chairs, scrap wood pieces should also be wrapped in plastic.

All solid waste MUST be contained in trash bags.

Please be sure all trash bags are tied securely.

Trash that is loose at the curb or loose in trash receptacle will NOT be collected.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Working together as to not increase the risk of exposure to anyone is our highest priority at this time.

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