502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869-3799
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Government: Township Agencies


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 & 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 & 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 & 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