Planning Board


The Planning Board is a statutory body empowered to prepare and review the Master Plan for the Borough; to recommend and review Zoning Ordinances for the Borough; and to hear Subdivision, Site Plan and conditional Use applications. The Board requires one (1) original and twenty-five (25) copies of the applicant’s application packet. Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of every month in Council Chambers at Borough Hall.

BJ’s Wholesale Club- 30 Route 17 South-Block 501, Lot 5, Block 502, Lots 9 & 2.02 scheduled for our August 6th, 2020 virtual/teleconference meeting has been carried to our September 3rd, 2020 Board meeting.

Shamrock Creek, LLC.-Soldier Hill Rd between Gettysburg Pl. and Seagull Dr., Block 7706, Lot 1- this application hearing will be continued at our September 17th meeting. The Board is attempting to coordinate a Town Hall Meeting at Paramus High School, barring any COVID-19 State restrictions. The Board will post updates as to when and where this meeting will be conducted on this page.


Borough of Paramus Planning Board is having a Virtual Webex/Teleconference Meeting on August 20, 2020 at 7 PM

The Public is invited to participate in this meeting by either Virtual Webex or Teleconference

By Teleconference means: 844-621-3956 Access Code: 132 574 8868


By Webex means:

Meeting link:


Meeting number: 132 574 8868


Password: r2QP8DhePG3

Host Key: 728790



  You can also dial and enter your meeting number.


Join by phone 1-844-621-3956 United States Toll
Access code: 132 574 8868


Please refer to the meeting Agenda for more information along with application and plan details

 Members of the public can only participate by virtual Webex or teleconference means, as no members of the public will be admitted to the Council Chambers in connection with this meeting. If you are joining the meeting as a member of the public, please place your device or phone on mute once you have joined the teleconference and wait for direction from the Chairman for public participation.


        Board Members                             Term Expires

Peter Caminiti Sr., Chairman12/31/23
Richard Conte, Vice Chairman12/31/23
Aleksander Les, Mayor Designee12/31/23
Ken Hook, Municipal Officer12/31/20
Pat Verile, Councilman12/31/20
Alfred Scrivanich, Resident12/31/22
W. Stuart Clark, Resident12/31/20 
Michael Blitzstein, Resident12/31/23
Denis Niland, Resident12/31/20
Nick Matahen, Alternate12/31/21

Planning Board Meeting Dates

Meetings take place in the Council Chambers located 1 Jockish Square ( Borough Hall ) upstairs at 7pm, unless otherwise posted. Special meetings will be held, only if necessary.

January 9, 2020January 23, 2020
February 6, 2020February 20, 2020
March 5, 2020March 19, 2020
April 2, 2020April 30, 2020 (Special Meeting)
May 7, 2020May 21, 2020
June 4, 2020June 18, 2020
June 23, 2020 ( Special Meeting )July 16, 2020
August 6, 2020July 20, 2020 ( Special Meeting )
September 3, 2020August 20, 2020 ( Special Meeting )
October 1, 2020September 17, 2020
November 5, 2020October 15, 2020
December 3, 2020

Agendas & Minutes

 Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Boards and Commissions Membership Application

  1. Maryellen Parente

    Board Secretary
    Phone: 201-265-2100, ext 2242