Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Zoning Board of Adjustment consists of seven (7) regular members and three (3) alternate members appointed by the governing body. The Board of Adjustment is empowered by state law to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or refusal made by an administrative officer based on or made in the enforcement of the local zoning ordinance. Also, the Board may hear and decide requests for interpretation of the zoning map or ordinance.

The Board of Adjustment may grant a variance from the strict application of the zoning regulations of the Township of Nutley. No variance or other relief may be granted by the Board unless such variance or other relief can be granted without substantial detriment to the public good and will not substantially impair the intent and purpose of the zone plan and zoning ordinance of the Township of Nutley.

The Zoning Officer is charged with the duty of enforcing the zoning ordinance.


The public meetings of the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Township of Nutley, Essex County, State of New Jersey will be held at the Township of Nutley Municipal Building, One Kennedy Drive, third (3rd) floor commission Chambers, One Kennedy Drive, Nutley, New Jersey 07110 at 7:30P.M., at which time formal action may be taken.

Board Members

Name Title Term
Frank Graziano Chairman 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2023
Joseph Battaglia Vice-Chairman 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2021
Yvette Wallace Member 11/3/2020 to 12/31/2021
Daniel Tolve Member 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022
David Scheidel Member 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024
Theresa Sullivan Duva Member 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022
Gregory Tolve Member 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2022
Lorraine Castro Alternate # 1 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2022
John Cafone Alternate # 2 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2021
Patricia Doherty Alternate # 3 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
Diana McGovern, Esq. Attorney 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2021
Paul Marranzino Recording Secretary 1/1/2021 to 12/31/2021