Wantage Township New Jersey


888 State Highway 23
973-875-7192
administrator@wantagetwp-nj.org


Land Use Board

The Land Use Board considers the impact on the community when development of land is proposed. The board will make recommendations to stay in compliance with the existing township ordinances. The board office is located in the municipal building.


Contact Info

Board Secretary
Jeanne McBride
Phone Number: 973-875-7192 (option #7)
Email: jeanne@wantagetwp-nj.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Meetings

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the Wantage Municipal building, unless otherwise noted. All regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month except for December when it will meet on the second Tuesday. All meetings will close after three hours unless agreed upon by the Board to an extension. See meeting dates on the meeting page.


Minutes

Minutes and agendas are posted on the meetings page. Click here to go to the meetings page.


2022 Board Members

The Board consists of nine regular members and three alternates in 2022. Class I: Mayor. Class III: Township Committee. Class I, II, III are one-year terms. Class IV are four-year terms; Alternates are two-year terms.

Position Member Term Expires
Class I Jon Morris 12/31/22
Class II Joe Konopinski 12/31/22
Class III Ron Bassani 12/31/22
Class IV Larry Bono 12/31/23
Class IV William DeBoer 12/31/25
Class IV Victoria Gill 12/31/24
Class IV Joanne Kanapinski 12/31/25
Class IV Mike Walther 12/31/23
Class IV Justin Dudzinski 12/31/24
Alternate #1 George Ungerzagt 12/31/22
Alternate #2 Joseph Greenaway 12/31/23
Alternate #3 Chris Darmstatter 12/31/22

Class IV = 4-year terms; Alternates = 2-year terms

Volunteer

If you are interested in performing public service in our community by serving on this committee, please download the Citizen Leadership Form and submit it to the Township Administrator.


Forms

Applications and forms are available at the Land Use Board office during regular office hours. They are also available online and may be downloaded from the forms page.

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Resolutions

Resolutions and applications are on file in the board office and available during normal business hours.

Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc.

Block 11, Lots 5.01, 5.02, 10 and 24; Blair Road, Pond School Road, and Route 23.
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on November 1, 2022 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board’s decision made on August 16, 2022 granting Minor Subdivision approval, to Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc., for property located in the PCD and R-5 Zone, Block 11, Lots 5.01, 5.02, 10 and 24 known as Blair Road, Pond School Road and Route 23. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

HSC Wantage, Inc

Block 2 Lots 54.01 and 55, 339 State Highway Route 23
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on August 16, 2022 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board’s decision made on July 12, 2022 granting Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan approval / Minor Subdivision approval / Bulk Variance approval, to HSC Wantage, Inc, for property located in the HC-Zone, Block 2 Lots 54.01, and 55 known as 339 State Highway Route 23. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

Kuperus

Block 2 Lots 51.02, 52.02, 54.01, Route 23 and Kuperus Lane
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on February 15, 2022 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board's decision made on December 14, 2021 granting a minor subdivision approval, to Miles Kuperus for property located in the Highway Commercial (HC) Zone, Block 2 Lots 51.02, 52.02, 54.01, known as Route 23 and Kuperus Lane. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

GDS Foods

Block 18, Lot 12.07 — 148 Compton Road, County Route 565
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on August 17, 2021 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board's decision made on July 27, 2021 granting Preliminary and Final Site Plan approval and Bulk C variance relief to GDS Foods, for the property known as Block 18, Lot 12.07, 148 Compton Road, County Route 565, in the Planned Small Community McCoy's Corner (PSC-MC) Zone, for a building addition. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

Cecchini

Block 135, Lot 6.01 — Sherman Ridge Road
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on July 27, 2021 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board's decision made on June 15, 2021 granting Minor Subdivision and Bulk Variance relief to Michael Cecchini, for the property known as Block 135, Lot 6.01, Sherman Ridge Road, in the RE-5 Zone. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

Meissner

Block 117, Lot 34 — Sussex County Route 565
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on July 20, 2021 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board's decision made on May 18, 2021, granting Preliminary & Final Major Site Plan & D {1} Use Variance, to operate a topsoil processing operation, on the property known as Block 117 Lot 34, located on Route 565, in the Highway Commercial Zone, to Charles Meissner. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

Bicsak Brothers Realty, LLC

Block 11, Lot 5 - 80 Route 23
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on July 20, 2021 took the following action:Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board's decision made on June 15, 2021, granting an extension to the 2017 Resolution for one year for temporary storage of motor vehicles on the property known as Block 11, Lot 5, located at 80 Route 23 in the PCD, Planned Commercial Development zone to Bicsak Brother Realty. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.

Tractor Supply Company

Block 44, Lot 17 - 77 Route 23
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board has granted the application of Tractor Supply Company for minor site plan and use variance approval for the construction and use of a 1,000-gallon bulk propane tank for the retail sale of propane gas to customers at real property located at 775 Route 23 and designated as block 44, lot 17 as shown on the current tax map. This application was granted at a public hearing that was held on April 20, 2021 and its approval was memorialized in a resolution adopted by the Land Use Board on May 18, 2021.

Weshnak

Block 120, Lot 13.01, 109 Haggerty Road
Please take notice that the Wantage Township Land Use Board at its meeting held on April 20, 2021 took the following action: Adopted a Resolution memorializing the Board’s decision made on March 16, 2021 granting Preliminary and Final Site Plan approval to Barry Weshnak and Carol Anne Cawley Weshnak 2004 Irrevocable Trust, for the property known as Block 120, Lot 13.01, 109 Haggerty Road, in the R-5 Zone, for a farm manager’s residence on the property. Subject to the terms and conditions in the Resolution.



Notices

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wantage Township Municipal Building to consider the Application of Charles Meissner which involves the property located at Route 565, Wantage, New Jersey 07461, also known as Block 117, Lot 34 as shown on the Township of Wantage Tax Map and being located in the HWCO Zone. August 21, 2022



Pending Applications

Please contact the Land Use secretary for information on pending applications.

Charles W. Meissner

Block 117, Lot 34
Sussex County Route 565
Major Subdivision, "D" Variance
View Application Documents