Planning / Zoning

The Randolph Township Division of Planning/Zoning Administration/GIS (Geographical Information Systems), within the Randolph Township Office of the Manager, is commonly known as the planning department.

Staffed by a planning and zoning administrator and a zoning officer, this division administers all matters with regard to township land use and planning activities.

Planning activities, overseen by the planning and zoning administrator include:

  • Advising on the completeness of applications pending before both boards
  • Interfacing with consulting engineers and planners employed by the township council and both boards
  • Supervising the development and maintenance of the GIS system
  • Administering the tree protection and replacement ordinance

Additionally, the Planning and Zoning Administrator serves as the staff liaison to the Planning Board, Board of Adjustment and Environmental Commission.

Zoning activities, administered by the zoning officer, include:

  • Reviewing applications for development and/or construction prior to the issuance of construction permits to determine compliance with zoning standards
  • Issuing zoning permits and zoning certificates of occupancy
  • Performing regular inspections within the township to ensure compliance with zoning ordinances and approvals
  • Issuing warning notices and/or summonses for violations of the zoning code or violations of site plan conditions as set by the planning board or board of adjustment
  • Preparing reports on applications pending before the board of adjustment