Planning & Zoning

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In response to the rapidly evolving health concerns surrounding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Franklin Township Municipal Building is closed until further notice.  Thus, Township Planning/ Zoning staff will not be able to address any inquiries in person nor will applicants be able to physically drop off applications in the Planning/ Zoning Department .  However, Township Planning/ Zoning staff will continue to address inquiries via email or phone (see contact information below).  Further, applications for development (including zoning permits and applications before one of the Boards or the TRC) will need to be sent to the address indicated below.  The applications forms are available here: 

Planning/ Zoning Department
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ  08873

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Mark Healey, PP/AICP
Planning Director/Senior Zoning Officer
732-873-2500 Ext. 6271

Office Hours

7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday – Friday

Contact us

To obtain general information about Zoning, the Planning Board, or the Zoning Board of Adjustment, please choose from the extensions below.  If you are requesting information about a specific application or property, please have some identifying information ready to give to the person who answers your call, e.g. address, block/lot, owner, etc.

Christine Woodbury, Secretary to the Planning & Zoning Boards 
732-873-2500 Ext. 6215

Cereza Morales, Zoning Officer/ Inspector I
732-873-2500 Ext. 6277


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