West Caldwell Engineering, Planning and Zoning
The engineering, planning and zoning department provides planning, design and construction management of municipal improvements; site plan review, management of the recycling program; inspection of new subdivisions and site improvements; maintenance of maps and records; preparation of grant applications, and coordination with public works and water department.
Members of the Planning Board and Zoning Board are appointed by the mayor and town council members. The Planning Board usually handles commercial development and the Zoning Board deals with residential variances.
The Planning Board includes: Peter Collette, chairman; Richard Mudd, vice chairman; Dave Boyer, member; Charles D. Smith, member; Joseph Tempesta Jr, mayor; Rosemarie Sutherlin, councilman; Benedict Martorana, engineer; Stephen Jarossy, alternate member; Patricia Garruto, alternate member; Scott G. Collins, attorney; John Bock, zoning officer; Jock Watkins, construction official; and Joseph Dunn, clerk. The Planning Board meets at the municipal building the first and third Monday of each month at 7:30pm.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment includes: Thomas Farrell, chairman; members Jerry Selvaggi, Thomas O'Hern, Steven Backfisch, Kenneth Dolan, Steven Janes and Stanley Hladik; alternate members Ed Malia and Mitchell A. Payne; James L. Lott Jr, attorney; John Bock, zoning officer; Jock Watkins, construction official; and Joseph Dunn, clerk. The Zoning Board meets at the municipal building the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm.
- Hours: Mon, 9am - 7pm; Tue - Fri, 9am - 4:30pm; Sat, Sun, closed