Barbara VanWagner, Zoning Officer (732) 502-5708

Zoning regulates private property and all residential and business uses.  Prior to commencing any work, please call the Zoning Office or email the zoning officer to determine whether the work proposed complies with all ordinance requirements and whether a permit is required.

Permits are required for all work requiring a construction permit and for all fences, driveways, and signage on all commercial businesses. Certificates of Zoning Compliance are issued for Transfers of Title to verify the use of the site; change of use; and for new businesses prior to obtaining a Mercantile License.

Zoning Permits cost $10 and are required prior to obtaining any construction permits. Zoning Compliances cost $20 and are required for all new businesses or changes of use and prior to obtaining a mercantile license or transfer of title. Fence ($10) and Sign ($25) permits are required for new or replacements. 

Sidewalk Cafes and Sidewalk Sales, also require Zoning Officer approval.

Zoning Maps, the Zoning Ordinance, and all forms and applications can be obtained from the Zoning Department on the second floor in City Hall

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Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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  • Phone: (732) 502-5708
  • Office Hours:
    M-F 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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