Planning Board:

The Planning Board consists of five appointed members serving five-year terms and is charged with the responsibility of reviewing all subdivisions, site plans, proposed zoning changes, area and use variance applications, as well as special permit applications.


The meetings are generally held on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the second floor courtroom of the municipal building, located at 100 East Miller Street. 


The following is a list of current Planning Board members:


  •     Jim McBride - Chairman
  •     Joseph Nicosia
  •     Tim Johnson
  •     Emily Howard
  •     Jean Bendix
  •     Alternate: Mark Pettit



Zoning Board of Appeals:


The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five appointed members serving five-year terms, and is charged with the responsibility of making determinations on use and area variances, special permits, and interpretations of the Village of Newark Code.  The Board, in the granting of said variances, shall approve the minimum variance that it shall deem necessary and adequate and at the same time preserve and protect the character of the neighborhood and the health, safety and welfare of the community.


The meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the second floor courtroom of the municipal building, located at 100 East Miller Street. 


The following is a list of current Zoning Board of Appeals members:


  •     Chris Burgess - Chairman
  •     Paul Chetney
  •     Mark Sheldon
  •     Peter Chambers
  •     Steve Hasseler


Each meeting is open to the public and we invite residents to come and get first hand information on current projects.  


Click here to view the meeting calendar with submission deadlines or here to view the meeting calendar with agendas.   Our Permits and Applications page has the necessary forms and the Village Zoning Map is included for your convenience.


For further information or any questions, you may call Mark Peake at (315)-331-4773, ext. 106, or e-mail Mark Peake: mpeake@villageofnewark.com


Planning Board & Zoning Board of Appeals