Joint Planning  Board

The River Vale Joint Planning Board fulfills the responsibilities of both a Planning Board and a Zoning Board of Adjustment.  It consists of volunteers appointed by the Mayor who are responsible for preparation and updates to the Township Master Plan, subdivision and site plan review as well as residential and commercial variances in compliance with requirements of the New Jersey Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL). Their responsibility also includes making recommendations to the Governing Body regarding changes to the zoning ordinances, official map and capital improvement projects planned within the Township of River Vale.


  • Start time is 7:30 p.m. 
  • Once Monthly
  • Town Hall
    406 Rivervale Road
    River Vale, NJ 07675

2018 Meeting Dates

(Wednesdays unless otherwise noted)
  • January 16, 2018 (Tuesday)
  • February 21, 2018
  • March 21, 2018
  • April 18, 2018
  • May 16, 2018
  • June 20, 2018

  • July 18, 2018
  • August 15, 2018
  • September 26, 2018
  • October 17, 2018
  • November 28, 2018
  • December 19, 2018

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Adamo, Robert    Class IV   Vice Chairman
Beukas, Michael N.    Class IV
Donovan, John   Class III   Council Representative
Fortsch, Robert   Class IV   Secretary
Gokhale, Kedar  Alt. #2
Jasionowski, Glen  Class I     Mayor
Lippert, Scott    Class IV   Chairman
Plescia, Craig   Class IV
Puccio, John    Class IV
Vaccaro, Susan   Alt. #1
Wayne, Peter   Class II

Secondary Members

  • Marc Leibman, Attorney
  • Christopher Statile, Engineer
  • Mary Verducci, Transcription Secretary


If you have any questions, please email Joanne Allgor, Administrative Officer, or call at 201-664-2346, ext. 1008.

Please click here for an Application to Appear Before the Joint Planning Board (PDF).