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Barbara Klein
Address: Fort Lee Borough Hall
309 Main Street, Room 200
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4pm
Phone: 201-592-3500 x1501
Fax: 201-585-0712


General Information for Applicants 

To all applicants going before the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment:

Submission of Applications: In order to avoid receiving incomplete applications and subsequent delay in processing them, please be advised that packages for applications will be accepted only during the following hours from Monday through Friday:
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Number of Copies: Please be advised that every applicant is required to submit 20 copies of their sealed plans and application, including the Environmental Questionnaire and a W9 tax form, to the Board Secretary. Two copies are allocated for the Zoning Officer/Construction Official for his review and his issue of a Letter of Denial (which is part of the application). The Zoning Officer is the person who makes the determination as to which board your application will go before. Twelve copies are utilized for board members. Six copies are held in the file for possible review by Borough Planners, Engineers (site and/or traffic), and any other professional the board may request to assist them in the decision-making process.

ATTENTION APPLICANTS: By law, the following county, state departments and public utilities are to be contacted along with property owners within 200 feet at least 10 days prior to hearing date:

James Weinstein, Commissioner
New Jersey Dept. of Transportation
1035 Parkway Avenue, P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ 08625

Bergen County Planning Board
21 Court Plaza South
Hackensack, NJ 07601-7000

New Jersey Turnpike Authority
Attn: Law Dept.
P.O. Box 1121
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

James Shissias
80 Park Plaza No. 17 G
Newark, NJ 07101

Richard D. Young, III
New Jersey Bell/Verizon
540 Broad Street, Room 2001
Newark, NJ 07101

Douglas Hawes, Corporate Secretary
United Water Company
200 Old Hook Road
Harrington Park, NJ 07640

Jerome F. Sheehan, Chief Engineer
Bergen County Utilities Authority
P.O. Box 9
Little Ferry, NJ 07643

Chris Van Name/General Manager
Time Warner Cable
200 Roosevelt Place
Palisades Park, NJ 07650


Borough of Fort Lee, New Jersey
Borough Hall • 309 Main Street • Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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