Planning & Redevelopment
The Department of Planning & Redevelopment strives to effectively encourage and support appropriate land development and redevelopment within the City of Asbury Park. We provide recommendations and assistance to the City Council, various land use boards, and the public.
We also administer the municipal Green Team and maintain the City’s Sustainable New Jersey Certification. Within this department, each staff member performs multiple roles, thus providing a variety of vital services to the community.
The Planning & Redevelopment Department is the home to the Municipal Land Use Boards:
Planning & Redevelopment Resources
ZoningZoning approvals are required for all work that mandates a construction permit and for all fences, driveways, and signage on all residential properties and commercial businesses. Click here for Zoning information.
Department Activities & Achievements
The Department continually strives to improve local ordinances and redevelopment plans to make them more user-friendly, address new situations, and correct deficiencies.
Adopted Zoning Amendments
You can find documents for the proposed amendments here.
Planning & Redevelopment / ZoningPhysical Address
1 Municipal Plaza
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Michele Alonso, AICP, PPDirector of Planning and RedevelopmentPhone: 732-502-5711
Maryann Gulotta, AICP, PPPrincipal Planner / Zoning OfficerPhone: 732-502-5708
ChrisAnn DeGenaroPlanning AidePhone: 732-502-5724
2/28 City Council Meeting Public Presentation – Proposed Porta Restaurant Expansion & 614 Cookman Redevelopment Plan Amendment Requests Read on...
A permit is required prior to installation of fences. Front property lines can be up to several feet in from the sidewalk – this area is known as the public Right of Way (ROW). Read on...
The City of Asbury Park, known for its vibrant, multi-faceted arts scene, was recognized on Monday, 12/18, by the Monmouth County New Jersey Planning Board for the creation and adoption of the Arts & Culture Plan as a component of the City’s Master Plan. Read on...