Zoning Officer

Zoning Fees

Payments must be included with your Zoning Application. Click here to access Zoning Fees.

Zoning Officer

The Township's Zoning Officer is responsible for administering and enforcing Zoning Ordinances under the Township Code, Chapter 30 - Development Regulations. The Zoning Officer has overall responsibility for the administrative oversight of all applications for land development and zoning permits including:

  • Review all Master Plan and Zoning ordinance Revisions
  • Review all plot plans, subdivision layouts, surveys, site plans and building plans of new structures and additions for compliance with land use regulations
  • Review proposed projects for compliance with Municipal Land Use Law and consult with the applicants, their professionals and township board members and professionals regarding all development within the township
  • Sends a representative to attend Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning Board meetings as needed
  • Enforcement of Township zoning laws through the Zoning Officer and Code Enforcement Officer.

Residential work that requires a Zoning Permit

New Dwellings    

Finished Basements    

Solar Panels    

Lawn Sprinklers    



Detached Garages    

Pool Houses and Cabanas    

Landscape Lighting    

Outdoor Hot Tubs and Spas    

Other Accessory Structures    

Walls (Retaining and Freestanding)    








Driveways and Walkways


Sports Courts


All Types of Pools

Commercial work that requires a Zoning Permit

New Businesses

Tenant Fit-ups

Business Signs

All other Commercial Work

If you are looking to conduct any work listed above (Residential or Commercial), please fill out the Zoning permit Application Form below and submit it to the Zoning Office with two sets of detailed plans, two current and up to date surveys to scale, and the required payment.

All new businesses looking to open within the Township shall apply for a Commencement of Use Permit prior to opening. Utilize the above Zoning Permit Application to apply.

What is the zone where my property is located?

Using the link to the zoning map above, locate the street where your property is located to determine the zone it which the property is located.

Stormwater Management

For information and important documents related to Holmdel's stormwater management, visit: Stormwater Management Page