Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Township of Ocean Zoning Board of Adjustment functions as part of the Department of Community Development.

Marianne Wilensky, P.P., Director of Community Development and Planning Administrator, serves as the Administrative Officer for the Zoning Board of Adjustment and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Board.

Rachel Montemarano is the Secretary to Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Recording Secretary for the Board.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment members are appointed by the Mayor and Council.  These members are:

Chairman Warren Goode
Vice Chairman Henry Schepiga
Maureen Bonney

Russell Malta 
Eric Menell
Richard Van Wagner 

James Worrell
John Fuller, Alternate I
Nolan A. Russell, Alternate II
Danielle Levine, Alternate III
Michael Kurpiel, Alternate IV

The Zoning Board of Adjustment listens to requests for variations from the Zoning Ordinance in regard to single family properties and commercial uses that are not permitted.

The Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month.
The adopted schedules through June 2017 are:

  • July11, 2017
  • July 20, 2017
  • August 2, 2017
  • September 7, 2017
  • October 19, 2017
  • November 2, 2017
  • December 21, 2017
  • January 18, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 15, 2018
  • April 19, 2018
  • May 17, 2018
  • June 21, 2018

The Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings are held at:

Township of Ocean
Public Meeting Room, First Floor
399 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst NJ 07755

The public portion of the meetings begins at 7:30 P.M.

Agendas are posted on the website within the week prior to the meeting date.

Rules for the Zoning Board of Adjustment adopted October 23, 2006

You may contact the Zoning Board of Adjustment through their Administrator:

Marianne Wilensky, P.P.
Director of Community Development
732-531-5000, extension 3350

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Contact Information

Marianne Wilensky, P.P., Director
732-531-5000, extension 3350