Zoning Board


  • Chairman
  • Richard Sarni
  • Vice Chairman
  • George Lippencott
  • Secretary
  • Alfia Schemm
  • Committee Liaison
  • Lisa Chammings
  • Board Attorney
  • William Haggerty, Esq.

Board Engineer
  • Joe Golden

About the Zoning Board

The Stillwater Township Zoning Board of Adjustment consists of 7 Regular Board Members and two Alternate Board Members, who are appointed by the Township Committee.

The Board reviews variance applications. The Board is advised by an attorney, an engineer and, when needed, other Professionals.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment normally meets on the forth Monday of the month.

Applications, deemed complete by the Zoning Officer, need to be submitted to the Zoning Board of Adjustment Secretary at least 14 days prior to the scheduled meeting, in order to be placed on the Board’s Agenda.

Stillwater Township Zoning Board of Adjustment
Schedule of Meetings – 2021

In compliance with The State of New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, take notice that this is to be considered official advance written notice that the Stillwater Township Zoning Board of Adjustment, County of Sussex, New Jersey will hold regular meetings on the following dates during the 2021 year.

February 22, 2021
March 22, 2021
April 26, 2021
May 24, 2021
June 28, 2020
July 26, 2021
August 23, 2021
September 27, 2021
October 25, 2021
November 22, 2021
December 27, 2021
January 24, 2022 (Reorganization/Regular)

Until further notice, all regular meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m., via the Zoom Virtual Meeting Service. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting via the Zoom virtual meeting service. Please contact the Board Secretary at Schemm@embarqmail.com or call 973-670-6765 for instructions on how to access the meeting or visit the Township Website:  stillwatertownshipnj.com.  Members of the public will be given the opportunity to provide comments during the meeting through Zoom.  When members of the public sign into the meeting, they will be muted by the host and will be umuted during the allotted public comment periods.  The meeting agenda and application/meeting materials will be posted on the Township Website: stillwatertownshipnj.com   Official action may be taken at all meetings.

The decision to hold the meeting via electronic means has been made in compliance with P.L. 2020, c.11 given the current circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 health situation, the limitations imposed under the Governor’s Executive Orders 104 and 107, the physical limitations of the chambers, and the importance of social distancing.

A copy of this Resolution will be prominently posted by the Township Clerk throughout 2021 in the Municipal building and a copy shall be sent to the NJ Herald and the Sunday NJ Herald, Newton, NJ, which are the two newspapers designated to receive notices of the meetings of the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, meetings will commence back at the Stillwater Township Municipal Building, 964 Stillwater Road, Stillwater Township, Sussex County, New Jersey.

Alfia Schemm, Board Secretary

View Meeting Minutes

Zoning Board of Adjustment Application 2021

View Municipal Calendar


Alfia Schemm

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