Borough of Lakehurst
Land Use Board

A combined Land Use Board, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 55D-25(c) consisting of nine members and two alternate members serves the Borough of Lakehurst. The Board is responsible for land use matters including site plan approvals, master plan reviews, and advising the governing body on land use matters.

Land Use Board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30pm at the Community Center, located at 207 Center Street.

The Land Use Board secretary serves as the administrative officer. The area of the Borough of Lakehurst west of the railroad tracks is under the jurisdiction of the Pinelands Commission. Any application or development in this area requires a Certificate of Filing from the Pinelands Commission, before the application can be heard by the Land Use Board. Applications can be obtained in the Business Office.

An application before the Land Use Board requires a $250 non-refundable application fee as well as escrow fees. Escrow fees are utilized for the appearance of the Land Use Board attorney and engineer to review said application. Escrow fees are as follows:

SKETCH PLAT FOR MAJOR SUBDIVISION, MINOR SUBDIVISION, PRELIMINARY MAJOR SUBDIVISION, APPROVAL AND PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN APPROVAL AND PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN APPROVAL FOR RESIDENTIAL USES:

  ESCROW AMOUNT:
1-3 LOTS OR UNITS $2,000.00
4-10 LOTS OR UNITS $5,000.00
11-75 LOTS OR UNITS $7,000.00
26-50 LOTS OR UNITS $9,000.00
51-100 LOTS OR UNITS $11,000.00
IN EXCESS OF 100 LOTS OR UNITS

$25,000.00 
FINAL MAJOR SUBDIVISION APPROVAL:
1-3 LOTS OR UNITS $2,000.00
4-10 LOTS OR UNITS $3,500.00
11-25 LOTS OR UNITS $4,000.00
26-50 LOTS OR UNITS $5,500.00
51-100 LOTS OR UNITS $7,000.00
IN EXCESS OF 100 LOTS OR UNITS

$12,000.00
NON-RESIDENTIAL PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN APPROVAL, INCLUSIVE OF MINOR SITE PLAN:
LESS THAN 5,000 SQUARE FEET OF BUILDING AREA $4,500.00
5,001-10,000 SQUARE FEET OF BUILDING AREA $6,000.00
10,001-50,000 SQUARE FEET OF BUILDING AREA $15,000.00
50,001-100,000 SQUARE FEET OF BUILDING AREA $30,000.00
IN EXCESS OF 100,000 SQUARE FEET OF BUILDING AREA

$40,000.00
Copies of the Land Development Ordinance of the Borough of Lakehurst can be obtained for $50.00. Zoning Maps: $1.00

Information and/or application packets can be obtained by contacting the Land Use Board Secretary at the Business Office at (732) 657-4141 or 4161.

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