Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:30
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Planning Director

David Maski, PP, AICP
908-369-4313, Ext 7183

Marcella McLaughlin
Zoning Officer/Assistant Planner
908-369-4313, Ext 7209

Debora Padgett
Administrative Assistant
908-369-4313, Ext 7181
Planning & Zoning Clerk
908-369-4313, Ext 7180

Planning & Zoning Department Information

The mission of the Department of Planning & Zoning is to plan for a healthy, vibrant community with a sustainable balance of growth and development; to prepare, maintain and administer supporting plans and regulations; and to engage and educate the public in the planning process.  

The Planning & Zoning Department is responsible for the community’s long-range planning efforts including keeping the master plan current and conducting various studies to address emerging issues within the Township. The Department also manages the Land Use and Development Ordinance (aka the “Zoning Ordinance”, see link below) by processing zoning permits and reviewing applications for development.

This Department provides professional direction and support to the following boards, commissions, and committees:

Contact Us

Phone: 908-369-8382
Fax: 908-369-9718
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Department Hours

M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access application forms and documents?
Planning & Zoning forms and documents are available through the Township’s website under the Planning & Zoning Department page.  While there, you can access zoning application forms, Board application forms, agendas, approved minutes, resource documents, the Zoning Map, and have access to the Township Code.