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Development Review
Responsibilities
  • Performs subdivision and site plan reviews of proposals submitted by applicants in Bergen's 70 municipalities for compliance with state enabling legislation (County Planning Act), the County Planning Board resolutions and ordinances and county engineer's design standards
  • Assures that the impact of development proposals on county roads and/or drainage facilities are both anticipated and mitigated
  • Ensures that the development proposals are integrated with county and municipal capital improvement programs
  • Presents conditional approval reports to the County Planning Board with staff recommendation for their action
  • Evaluates development proposals with respect to existing master plan elements with respect to transportation needs, redevelopment, and open space
  • Exchanges experience, expertise and advice with our department's other divisions, other county departments, municipalities, and the public
  • Coordinates, as development proposals present themselves, with ongoing corridor-wide investments
  • Assists in rail station planning through relevant redevelopment opportunities

Past Projects
  • Designed, coordinated, and constructed the intersection improvement to Rochelle Avenue and Passaic Street in the Borough of Rochelle Park
  • Designed and coordinated the intersection improvement to Essex Street and Summit Avenue in conjunction with the City of Hackensack's redevelopment program
  • Lead agency in the realignment and capacity improvement of River Road in Edgewater by way of public / private partnership with developers
  • Coordinated the widening of Franklin Turnpike and the installation of two new signals in Mahwah as a result of four large-scale developments
  • Construction of four-lane connector road (Solider Hill Road Extension) between Forest Avenue and Pascack Road as per the County Master Plan. Included signalization of Pascack Road and Solider Hill Road

Area Assignments for Planners
View or contact the Development Review Team.

Alan Camlet Eric Timsak Michael Varner
  • Bogota
  • Carlstadt
  • Cliffside Park
  • Cresskill
  • East Rutherford
  • Edgewater
  • Englewood
  • Englewood Cliffs
  • Fairview
  • Fort Lee
  • Hackensack
  • Hasbrouck Heights
  • Leonia
  • Little Ferry
  • Lyndhurst
  • Moonachie
  • North Arlington
  • Palisades Park
  • Ridgefield
  • Ridgefield Park
  • Rutherford
  • South Hackensack
  • Tenafly
  • Teterboro
  • Wood-Ridge
  • Bergenfield
  • Dumont
  • Emerson
  • Haworth
  • Hillsdale
  • Ho-Ho-Kus
  • Lodi
  • Maywood
  • Montvale
  • New Milford
  • Old Tappan
  • Oradell
  • Paramus
  • Park Ridge
  • River Edge
  • River Vale
  • Rochelle Park
  • Rockleigh
  • Saddle Brook
  • Teaneck
  • Washington Township
  • Westwood
  • Woodcliff Lake
  • Allendale
  • Alpine
  • Closter
  • Demarest
  • Elmwood Park
  • Fair Lawn
  • Franklin Lakes
  • Garfield
  • Glen Rock
  • Harrington Park
  • Mahwah
  • Midland Park
  • Northvale
  • Norwood
  • Oakland
  • Ramsey
  • Ridgewood
  • Saddle River
  • Upper Saddle River
  • Waldwick
  • Wallington
  • Wyckoff

Planning and Engineering: 
One Bergen County Plaza, Fourth Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601 

Ph: 201-336-6446 
Fx: 201-336-6449

Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.