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Department of Community Services - Zoning Officer
General Information

Location: Village hall - 131 N. Maple Ave - Third Level
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday
Contact Information:

Phone: 201-670-5500, Ext 212
Fax: 201-670-5549

Anthony Merlino, Zoning Officer
Paola Perez, Technical Asst/Code Enforcement Officer

Department Description:

The Zoning Officer enforces the Land Use and Development laws found primarily in Chapter 190 of the Code of the Village of Ridgewood. To do this, the officer reviews building plans to determine compliance with the laws and when necessary informs applicants that zoning variances will be required for their proposed project.
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Request for Zoning Review
Outdoor Cafe License Application Package
Zoning Map
Corner Lot Setback Definitions
Village Land Use and Development Code
By clicking on the above title you will be redirected to a digital version of the Village Code provided by General Code. The Land Use and Development Code in located in Chapter 190 under Part II.
Gross Building Area Regulations Revised
Board Of Adjustment
FAQ'S ( Frequently Asked Questions)


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131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07451 | (201) 670-5500