Planning & Zoning

The Division of Planning and Zoning is a division of the Department of Planning and Engineering.  This division undertakes various planning activities and services by staff, and at times by consultant contract.  These planning activities include organizing and promoting planning studies; collection and compilation of planning data; conducting investigations and analyses; drawing and drafting of maps and charts; and the implementation of plans.

The division periodically updates the master plan and land development ordinances in order to implement the recommendations of the planning board and municipal council.  

Through the Zoning Officer and authorized personnel, this division enforces the provisions of Title 17 of the Code of Edison Township entitled “Zoning”.

The division is assigned the following autonomous statutory boards for administrative purposes and staff performance reporting:

  1. The planning board;
  2. The zoning board of adjustment;
  3. The environmental commission.