Engineering, Planning and Zoning

The West Caldwell Engineering Department, which includes Engineering, Planning and Zoning, provides a broad range of services for our residents, including the planning, design and construction management of municipal improvements, site plan review, management of our comprehensive recycling program, inspection of new subdivisions and site improvements, maintenance of maps and records, preparation of grant applications, coordination with public works and water department, and residential services to assist homeowners solve a variety of problems.

In the areas of Planning and Zoning, we also provide zoning inspections and enforcement, master plan review and preparation and the processing of all site plan, subdivision and variance applications heard by our Planning Board and Board of Adjustment.

The members of the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment are appointed by the Mayor with concurrence of the Council, and play an important role in the development of the town. Generally, the Planning Board deals with commercial development, and the Zoning Board with residential variances. Questions may be answered by calling 226-2302.

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