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Zoning Board of Adjustment

May grant, in appropriate cases and subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards, grant variances. N.J.S.A. 40:55D-69 et seq. and Municipal Code 28-2.

The Linden Board of Adjustment was established for the purposes of hearing and deciding appeals regarding decisions or determinations made by the Building and Zoning Administrator in the enforcement of the Zoning Code. Subsequently, if the Administrator’s translation of the Code is determined to have resulted in an unnecessary or undue hardship, the Board of Adjustment has the authority to grant certain variances within specific guidelines. The board consists of seven (7) regular members, and two (2) alternate members, whom have demonstrated their civic interest, general knowledge of the community, independent judgment, and availability to prepare for and attend meetings. Click here to see all the scheduled upcoming Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings.

Please be advised that applications for zoning requests are made through the Construction Code office and can be obtained here.