Planning Board


  • 7:00 P.M.
  • Third Thursday of the Month
  • Council Chambers, Municipal Building
    34 Chapel Hill Road
    Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Planning Board consists of 9 regular members and 2 alternate members consisting of certain classes and serving for specific terms. All are appointed by the Mayor except the Class II position which is appointed by the governing body. Alternate members serve 2-year terms.

Member Name
Term Expiration
David A. Runfeldt
Class I
John PanicciClass II
Gary GemianClass III
Jonathan Terrero  Class IV
Joshua Kaufman  Class IV
David Koldyk
Class IV
Alvin Florentino Class IV
Nicholas TaorminaClass IV
Charles Blewett, Jr.
Class IV
Patricia D'AntonoAlternate I
VacantAlternate II

Arthur Neiss, Counsel
Beattie Padovano, LLC  

Thomas A. Boorady, Engineer
Darmofalski Engineering Associates, Inc.
Paul N. Ricci, Planner
Ricciplanning, LLC


The Division of Planning shall be under the administrative direction of the Director of Development. Professional planning duties and responsibilities shall be performed by the Director of Development, if such person shall be a duly licensed New Jersey Planner, and, if not so licensed, then such activities shall be performed by the Director of Development under the review of a licensed New Jersey Planner.

The purpose of the Planning Board is to establish a pattern for the use of the land and buildings on the Master Plan and to encourage municipal action to guide the appropriate development of land in a manner that will promote the public health, safety, morals and general welfare of the people.

DRO - Development & Zoning Ordinances

The Development Regulations are comprised of 2 chapters which can be accessed through the links below:

  • Chapter 17: Planning - The purpose of this chapter is to establish patterns and to regulate the use of land and buildings based on the Master Plan
  • Chapter 28: Zoning Ordinance - The purpose of this chapter is to encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the borough

Zoning Maps are available in the Borough Clerk's Office for $15. Copies of the Development Regulations, Chapters 17 and 28, are available in the Borough Clerk's Office for $100.