Zoning Board of Adjustment

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

Ronald J. Kirk, CPM, 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.

Amy E. Stewart 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 James Worrell (term exp. 6/30/25)
John Fuller (term exp. 6/30/2024)

Russell Malta  (term exp. 6/30/24)
Eric Menell (term exp. 6/30/23)
Richard Van Wagner (term exp. 6/30/25)

Gino Dellomo, Alternate I (term exp. 6/30/23)
Vice Chair Shawanda Beale, Alternate II (term exp. 6/30/23)
Jack Mamiye, Alternate III (term exp. 6/30/23)
Victor Ashkenazi, Alternate IV (term exp. 6/30/23)

The Zoning Board of Adjustment hears requests for variations from the zoning ordinances 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 2022 are:

  • July 15, 2021
  • August 19, 2021 
  • September 9, 2021 
  • October 21, 2021 
  • November 18, 2021 
  • December 16, 2021 
  • January 20, 2022 
  • February 17, 2022 
  • March 17, 2022
  • April 21, 2022 
  • May 19, 2022 
  • June 16, 2022

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.  The floor will be open to the public for comment relative to each application, after the applicant has presented all their evidence.  While there is no set time limit, comments should be kept concise.

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:

Ronald J. Kirk, CPM
Director of Community Development
732-531-5000, extension 3350

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Contact Information

Ronald J. Kirk, CPM, Director
732-531-5000, extension 3350