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Zoning Board Information: Gina Fey
675 Corliss Avenue
Phillipsburg NJ 08865
Phone: (908) 454-5500, Ext. 341
Fax: (908) 213-9214


The Zoning Board of Adjustment is responsible for "adjustments" in specific cases, whereby an applicant's proposal does not and cannot meet the requirements of the zoning ordinance. This Board will hear and decide appeals, where it is alleged by an applicant that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or refusal made by an administrative officer, based upon or made in the enforcement of the zoning ordinance.

The variances granted by this Board are based upon the review of the application as it relates to a specific property, when the strict application of the regulation will impose difficulties or hardship to the applicant, through no fault of his own. No variance or other relief may be granted unless it can be so done without substantial detriment to the public good and will not substantially impair the intent and purpose of the zone plan and zoning ordinance.




Below is the schedule of Regular Meetings for the Phillipsburg Zoning Board of Adjustment for 2011.

TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the Provisions of Section 13 of the “Open Public Meetings Act”, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, the following is the schedule of regular meetings for the Zoning Board of the Town of Phillipsburg, Warren County, to be held for the year 2012. All meetings shall be held on the SECOND THURSDAY of the month at 7:00 PM at the Municipal Building located at 675 Corliss Avenue, Phillipsburg, New Jersey.

  • January 12, 2012
  • February 9, 2012
  • March 8, 2012
  • April 12, 2012
  • May 10, 2012
  • June 14, 2012
  • July 12, 2012
  • August 9, 2012
  • September 13, 2012
  • October 11, 2012
  • November 8, 2012
  • December 13, 2012
  • January 10, 2013

Zoning Board Members


Keith Zwicker, Chairman 
(Term 1/1/2011 - 12/31/2014)
Harold Baylor 
(Term 1/1/10 - 12/31/13)
James Dailey, Secretary
(Term 1/1/2009 - 12/31/2012)
Timothy Burger 
(01/01/11 - 12/31/2014)
Joseph Roethel
(Term 1/1/2010 - 12/31/2013)
Bernard Rooney, Alt. 1 
Christopher Penrose 
Carole Mirenna, Vice Chairman
(Term 1/1/11 - 12/31/2014)
Joseph DiVittorio 
(Term 1/1/2012 - 12/31/2015)
Gregory G. Gianforcaro, Esq. 
80 South Main Street 
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 
O. 859-2200, F. 859-3441
Stanley Shrek P.E., R.A., P.P. 

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 5054
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Physical address: 
Van Cleef
755 Memorial Pkwy., Suite 110

(908) 454-3080, Fax: (908) 454-1397
Elisa Di Marsico
Pkts. to:  597 Warren St.
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865


Board of Adjustment Forms



Board of Adjustment Appeal PDF File 



Fence Zoning Information Sheet PDF File 



Instructions Development Apps & Zoning Appeals PDF File 



Zoning Instructions For Public PDF File 



Zoning Permit Application PDF File 



Schedule of Area, Lot, and Bulk Requirements PDF File 




On December 28, 1976 the Phillipsburg Town Council adopted Ordinance No. O:76-16 for the establishment of a town Planning Board.

Excerpts of this ordinance detailing the composition and terms of the board can be seen by clicking here: PDF File 



Open Public Records Act
P.L. 2001, CHAPTER 404
N.J.S. 47:1A-1 et seq.

The Legislature finds and declares it to be the public policy of this State that:

All records shall be accessible

Government records shall be readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination by the citizens of this State, with certain exceptions, for the protection of the public interest, and any limitations on the right of access accorded by P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.) as amended and supplemented, shall be construed in favor of the public's right of access;…

To see the entire OPRA law, click here: OPRA

To obtain public records from the Town of Phillipsburg, the OPRA form (download the PDF file below) must be completed and submitted to the appropriate department.

Cost of Document Copies:

State Statute NJSA 47:1A-2 sets forth the following costs for copies of documents requested through the Town Clerk's office:

.05 per letter size copy
.07 per legal size copy

Town of Phillipsburg OPRA Form: PDF File 


Open Public Records Act (OPRA)


Board Formation


Town of Phillipsburg Zoning Board of Adjustment