Zoning Officer

Zoning Officer
The Township's Zoning Officer is responsible for administering and enforcing Zoning Ordinances under the Township Code, Chapter 30 - Development Regulations. The Zoning Officer has overall responsibility for the administrative oversight of all applications for land development and zoning permits including:
  • Review all Master Plan and Zoning ordinance Revisions
  • Review all plot plans, subdivision layouts, surveys, site plans and building plans of new structures and additions for compliance with land use regulations
  • Review proposed projects for compliance with Municipal Land Use Law and consult with the applicants, their professionals and township board members and professionals regarding all development within the township
  • Sends a representative to attend Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning Board meetings as needed
  • Enforcement of Township zoning laws through the Zoning Officer and Code Enforcement Officer.

Residential work that requires a Zoning Permit

New Dwellings Additions
Finished Basements Alterations
Solar Panels Reconstructions
Lawn Sprinklers Renovations
Porches Generators
Sheds Decks
Detached Garages Patios
Pool Houses and Cabanas Driveways and Walkways
Landscape Lighting Gazebos
Outdoor Hot Tubs and Spas Sports Courts
Other Accessory Structures Fences
Walls (Retaining and Freestanding) All Types of Pools         

Commercial work that requires a Zoning Permit

New Businesses Business Signs
Tenant Fit-ups All other Commercial Work
If you are looking to conduct any work listed above (Residential or Commercial), please fill out the Zoning permit Application Form below and submit it to the Zoning Office with two sets of detailed plans, two current and up to date surveys to scale, and the required payment.
All new businesses looking to open within the Township shall apply for a Commencement of Use Permit prior to opening.  Click below for a copy of the Zoning Commencement of Use application.
Below is the Zoning Map for the Township of Holmdel.
What is the zone where my property is located?
Using the link to the zoning map above, locate the street where your property is located to determine the zone it which the property is located.