Planning Board

Responsibilities of the Planning Board  

The Municipal Land Use Law states that the Planning Board shall have responsibility for:

  • Preparation and adoption of the Master Plan
  • Subdivision and site plan review
  • Review and adoption the official map
  • Review of the Capital Improvement Program
  • Variances and certain building permits in conjunction with subdivision, site plan and conditional use approval
  • Identification and report to the governing body, any provisions of a proposed development regulation, revision, or amendment which are inconsistent with the Master Plan; make recommendations concerning these inconsistencies

The Planning Board may:

  • Participate in the preparation and review of programs or laws required by state or federal law or regulation
  • Assemble data on a continuing basis as part of a continuous planning process
  • Perform such other advisory duties as are assigned to it by ordinance or resolution of the governing body for the aid and assistance of the governing body or other agencies or officers


All Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., First floor meeting room, Town Hall.

2022 Meeting Schedule

This schedule is modified from time to time, so it is always best to check with our office to find out about any changes to our schedule and agenda.

Important Documents  

Brightview/Holmdel Documents 2-7-22

Brightview Plan Set

Heavenly Estates Documents

Mumford Homes Documents

Holmdel Family Apartments Documents

5/17/22 Meeting Documents

Mumford Homes Documents - August 29, 2022


NameClassTerm LengthTerm Expiration
Mayor Greg BuontempoClass I One YearDecember 31, 2022
Melissa Alfieri-CollinsMayor's DesigneeOne YearDecember 31, 2022
Jeff AckersonClass IIOne YearDecember 31, 2022
DJ LuccarelliClass IIIOne YearDecember 31, 2022
Serena DiMasoClass IV (Planning Board Chairperson)Four YearsDecember 31, 2022
William KastningClass IV Four YearsDecember 31, 2023

Joyce PloussasClass IV (Planning Board Vice Chairperson) Four YearsDecember 31, 2024
Ron EmmaClass IVFour YearsDecember 31, 2025
Zach GilsteinClass IV (HEC Liaison)Three YearsDecember 31, 2022
Tom KingClass IVFour YearsDecember 31, 2025
William NikolisClass IV (Alternate #1)Two YearsDecember 31, 2022
Kristy O'ConnorClass IV (Alternate #2)Two YearsDecember 31, 2023

Planning Board Professionals  

  • Planner: Kate Keller, P.P./AICP
  • EngineerRobert Mullin, P.E.
  • Board Attorney: Martin F. Pfleger, Esq.

Useful Links  

Planning Board Agenda and Meeting Minutes

How to Volunteer  

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