Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Zoning Board of Adjustment deliberates on variance requests based on testimony provided to the Board, and approves same when such relief will not be detrimental to the public good or impair the intent of the Township Zoning Ordinance or Master Plan.

Meetings: Third Thursday of Every Month, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting Room, 124 Cedar Drive

Zoning Officer

Timothy Anfuso

Phone: (732) 409-7135
Fax: (732) 462-8460
Email: cnplanners@coltsneck.org

Dino Nicoletta December 31, 2023
Jeffrey Reisinger December 31, 2022
Robert Farrell December 31, 2025
Michael Taeschler December 31, 2022
Steve Dnistrian, Secretary December 31, 2023
Robert Mahoney December 31, 2024
Justine Buzzetta December 31, 2024
John Maguire – Alternate 1 December 31, 2023
Phil Kornbluh – Alternate 2 December 31, 2022
Ruth Leininger, Assistant Secretary
Timothy Anfuso, Township Zoning Officer
Michael B. Steib, Esq., Zoning Board Attorney


Colts Neck Township will hold a Zoning Board Reorganization and Regular Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm and will be held using the ZOOM Video Conferencing platform due to the State of Emergency.  To view or listen to the meeting the sign in information is:

If attending the meeting using a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, please use the link below to join the meeting:

To attend this remote meeting, follow these instructions:

If attending the meeting using a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, please click the link below to join the meeting:


When prompted, enter Password 283469.  Upon entry, provide your name and email address. 

If attending the meeting via telephone, dial 1-929-205-6099 and enter Meeting ID 840 8568 2660 and Password 283469.

If you wish to make a public comment during the public comment portion of the meeting, you may do so by using the “Raise Hand” feature of Zoom if participating via a device, or by pressing *9 if participating via telephone.

In advance of the remote public meeting, members of the public are permitted to submit public comments in writing via electronic mail to Zoning Board Secretary, Ruth Leininger, at cnplanners@coltsneck.org or by written letter to Colts Neck Township, 124 Cedar Drive, Colts Neck, NJ 07722, ATTN: Ruth Leininger, Zoning Board Secretary.  Any and all submissions via electronic mail and/or written letter must be received by the Zoning Board Secretary no later than 2 business days prior to the day of the scheduled public meeting and must include the individuals name and address.

IN ADDITION TO REORGANIZATION, the Board will hear the following applications:

  1. ZB1071 – Arpia – Block 10, Lot 2.06 – 19 Princeton Lane

Application to retain a bocce ball court.  Variances are required to permit a side yard setback of 23.41’ where 40’ is required and a total lot coverage of 21.9% where 20% is the maximum permitted.

  1. ZB1068 – Zagha – Block 33, Lot 20.02 – 7 Camelot

Application to install an inground pool, spa, pergola and cabana in the A-1 Zone.

Variance are    required to permit a rear yard setback of 27.6’ (spa) where 50’ is required, rear yard setback of 20.9’ (pool) where 50’ is required, rear yard setback of 21.8’ (pergola) where 50’ is required, rear yard setback of 26.3’ (covered porch) where 50’ is required, cabana/house separation of 15’ where 20’ is required and spa/pool separation of 5’ where 20’ is required and cabana floor area of 937.57 s.f. where 900 s.f. is required.

Agenda items listed are to the extent known by the Zoning Board at this time.  Action may be taken on any matter before the Board at the meeting.  A copy of this Notice has been filed with the Clerk of Colts Neck Township and posted on the Township Bulletin Board.

Relevant documents for this meeting may be viewed at the Township’s website at www.coltsneck.org.  If you have any questions prior to the meeting regarding Zoom Video Conferencing or would like to make an appointment to come to the Zoning office and review the files, feel free to call the Zoning Office at 732-409-7135 who will be hosting the meeting. To view the agenda, click here.

Board of Adjustment General Information