Land Use Department / Land Use Board

The Land Use Board has the responsibility to guide development in the Township in accordance with the NJ Municipal Land Use Law and other State and local regulations. The Board reviews and grants approvals of applications for subdivisions and site plans and hears appeals and grants variances from a strict application of the Township Zoning Ordinance in particular cases. The Board is responsible for development of the Township Master Plan and for making recommendations to the Town Committee for new ordinances or revisions of existing ordinances.

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tuesday and Thursday, 3:15 PM to 5:15 PM


Stephanie Pizzulo
phone: 973-383-4280 ext 322
fax: 973-383-5039

Land Use Board


Refer to the Meetings Page for the meeting schedule, minutes, and agendas for the most up to date information.
Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Tuesday of the month (excluding June and November) at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building.

2022 Land Use Board Members

Class Term Expires Name
Class I Member–Mayor’s Designee 12/31/22 Eric Karr
Class II Member–Township Official
Environmental Commission Representative
12/31/22 Eric Olsen
Class III Member–Member of the Township Committee 12/31/22 John Carafello
Class IV Member 12/31/24 Joseph Ordile
Class IV Member 12/31/23 Suzanne Howell
Class IV Member 12/31/24 John O’Connell
Class IV Member 12/31/24 Paul Messerschmidt
Class IV Member 12/31/22 Richard Skewes
Class IV Member 12/31/23 Cece Pattison
Alternate #1 12/31/22 vacant
Alternate #2 12/31/22 Joseph Tolerico
Alternate #3 12/31/22 vacant
Alternate #4 12/31/22 vacant


Andover Township releases result of redevelopment study for lots located along US Route 206 and Stickles Pond Road. Download Area in Need of Redevelopment Study 10 MB


Forms can be found on the Forms and Applications page.

Hearing Procedures

Click here for the Andover Township Land Use Board Hearing Procedures.


1992 Master Plan Codification
Master Plan Amendment and Fair Share Plan
Housing Plan Element and Fair Share Plan 2008
Amendment 2007 Master Plan Report
2011 Master Plan ReExam Abbey
2011 Master Plan ReExam
2010 Master Plan ReExam
2010 Master Plan Amendment
2007 ReExam Master Plan Dev Reg.

Pending Applications

The following are pending application being brought to the Land Use Board. Click on the title to open the document in a new window. Documents larger thatn 5MB are noted.

Ballantine Woods

Ballantine Road and Ballantine Way; Block 7, Lot 10.03

Final Plat
Application History
Bond Letter of Credit 10-21-21
Checklist #4 and Supporting Documents
Phase B As Built
Sussex County Site Plan Application

December 7, 2021
Engineering Memo - Phase B Final Major

Larick, John

310 Stickles Pond Road; Block 151, Lot 19

Application 6.2MB
Architectural Drawings
Boundary Topographical Survey
Planning Report
Property Description
Title Policy 9.51MB
Use Variance Plan
Applicant's Attorney Letter to Land Use Board

December 7, 2021
Engineering Memo - Use Variance for John Larick

Jump, Richard

310 Stickles Pond Road; Block 151, Lot 19

Land Use Application
Map of Site
Notice of Violation
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 5
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 6
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 7
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 8
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 9
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 10
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 11
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 12
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 13
Jan-Feb 2021 Violations Image 14
Correspondence - July 02 2020
Correspondence - September 17 2020
Correspondence - January 26 2021
Correspondence March 15 2021
Correspondence March 16 2021
Correspondence April 16, 2021

BHT Properties Group

248 Stickles Pond Road; Block 151, Lot 21

BHT Andover Plan Set
02.03.20 Checklist No. 7 BHT Properties Group Andover (1)
Andover NJ Presentation_ (1)
BHT Properties Application
Checklist Waiver Request 2.7.20
Checklist Waiver Request 12.12.19
Completeness Report - BHT Properties Site Plan & Variance (1)
Completeness Review Response 2.9.20
COPART Program Manual (1)
Engineering Review - BHT Properties LLC Site Plan (3)
Environmental Impact Statement Rev 2.7.20
Exhibits from 9.15.20 meeting
Flood Hazard Area Verification Report
Freshwater Wetlands Report 5.5 MB
Hydraulic Data Summary
Program Manual
Stormwater Management Report 15 MB
Video: A Brief Look at Copart, the Online Vehicle Auction Company
Response Letter November 2, 2020
SWM Maintenance Manual
SWM Maintenance Report
Plan Set 11-02-20
Letter March 15 2021
Letter March 16 2021

Received April 2, 2021
SWM Maintenance Report 12MB
Plan Set 47MB
EIS Compiled 7MB
SWM Report Compiled 27MB
Amended Application 447KB
Check List #1: General Requirements 2MB
Stormwater Management Maintenance Manual 90MB
Stormwater Management Report: Part 1 50MB
Stormwater Management Report: Part 2 80MB
Stormwater Management Report: Part 3 54MB
Traffic Impact Study 5MB

Received April 5, 2021
Letter to Matthew J. Morris
Letter to Thomas J. Molica
Letter to Cory Stoner with attachments 97 pages, 20MB
Waivers Requested

Received April 20, 2021
Planning Review
Engineering Review
Attorney letter specifing application is to be considered new not ammended

Received May 6, 2021
2021 Application
Applicant's Attorney Letter to Land Use Board dated April 30, 2021
Applicant's Attorney Letter to Land Use Engineer dated May 6, 2021

Received May 14, 2021
Completeness Memo

Received May 18, 2021
Checklist #7
Attorney Letter to Land Use Board
Attorney Letter to Land Use Board - Checklist#7

Received June 15, 2021
Construction Storage Equipment and Material Presentation

Received July 19, 2021
Andover Township Environmental Commission Report

Received July 22, 2021
Applicant Exhibits 1 to 6 (no A-2)
Applicant Exhibits 8 to 14 (no A-7)

Received October 4, 2021
Prelininary and Final Major Site Plan (Very large file, link goes to Goggle Drive)
Pre-Development Drainage Map
Post-Development Drainage Map
SWM Maintenance Manual - Combined (Very large file, link goes to Goggle Drive)
SWM Report (Very large file, link goes to Goggle Drive)

Received October 18, 2021
Planning Report from Township Engineer
Letter to Molica
Engineer's Memo

Received December 21, 2021
Facility Operators Program Manual

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