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LOTUS 906-MICHAEL-Soil Moving App-PDF-3-26-2021 (pdf)
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LORETTA 378-CANDAN - Site Plans - 1-18-2021 (pdf)
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Planning Board







APRIL 6 TH , 2021 AT 7:30

Notice of this meeting was published in the official newspaper, prominently posted in Borough Hall and filed with the clerk in accordance with the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act.

This meeting is a quasi-judicial proceeding, and decorum appropriate to a judicial hearing must always be maintained. Any questions and comments must be limited to issues that are relevant to what the board may legally consider in reaching a decision.

(Zoom information on last page)
1. Roll Call: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Correspondence:
a. NJ Municipalities magazine March 2021 – (Chairman only)
b. The New Jersey PLANNER January/February – VOL.82, No.1
c. 3/22/2021 - Letter to Stephen A. Depken, Construction Official/Zoning Officer, from David Atkinson, P.E., P.P. C.M.E., for the Borough Engineer, re: Engineering & Soil Moving Review,
 CAL # S118 -21, 906 Lotus Ave, Block 607, Lot 8, NEA File #: ORADSPL21.013
d. 3/25/2021 - Letter to Stephen A. Depken, Construction Official/Zoning Officer, from David Atkinson, P.E., P.P. C.M.E., for the Borough Engineer, re: Engineering & Soil Moving Review,
 CAL # S119 -21, 378 Loretta Dr., Block 1403, Lot 1, NEA File #: ORADSPL21.014
e. 3/12/2021 – Email to Stephen A. Depken, Construction Official/Zoning Officer, Land Use Administrator, from David Michael regarding the submission of PDFs of 906 Lotus Ave, Block 607, Lot 8, Site Plan, pages 1-3, by Dykstra Walker PE, 1/14/2021, and Architectural Plans, pages 1-11, by Albert Dattoli Architect, 12/31/2020, revised 1/13/2021.
f. 3/29/2021 – Email to Stephen A. Depken, Construction Official/Zoning Officer, Land Use Administrator, from Ronald Fermano regarding the submission of PDFs of 378 Loretta Dr., Block 1403, Lot 1, Site Plan by Lantelme, Kurens & Associates, 1/13/2021, and Architectural Plans, pages 1-10, by Albert Dattoli Architect, 1/18/2021.

4. Committee Reports:

a. Subdivision, Site Drainage & Soil Moving- Stephen Carnevale Committee Chair
1. CAL# S118 – 21 – Soil Moving – David Michael
906 Lotus Ave, Block 607, Lot 8

2. CAL# S119 – 21 – Soil Moving – Nile Candan
378 Loretta Dr, Block 1403, Lot 1

b. Business Buildings & Signage- Gary Tankard (Chair), John Plucinski, Greg Derian, Min Woo Kang                                                                                            

c. Regional Planning Coordination-Mayor Didio-(Chair)

d. Zoning- Gregg Larson, (Chair)

e. Master Plan, Open Space, Environmental & Circulation Systems-Greg Derian (Chair),
                                                                                             Gregg Larson, Vincent Scalcione, John Plucinski
1. Recommendations from Master Plan for Mayor and Council.

f. Historical Preservation-John Plucinski (Chair), Stephen Carnevale, Kenneth Baumann, Barry Cohen
5. Old Business:
a. Appointment of Recording Secretary and Meeting Minutes.
6. New Business: 
7. Open to Public:
8. Adjournment.

The Planning Board meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. except when conflict exists.
The June meeting will be held on Monday the 7th to avoid the Primary Elections on the 8th.
The November meeting will be held on Monday the 1st to avoid the General Election on the 2nd.

Topic: Oradell Planning Board Meeting – April 6, 2021

Time: Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Stephen Depken is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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The regular  meeting of the Planning Board of the Borough of Oradell will be conducted by means of remote electronic communication on , 2020 at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Savings Time).  The Planning Board may vote and take action on such matters as set forth on the meeting’s agenda a copy of which is available at the Township’s website: .

Concerns with participation in the public hearing online or telephonically should be directed to the Oradell Planning Board by calling 201-261-8005 during regular business hours.


The Planning Board shall follow the provisions of the Municipal Land Use Law 40:55D-25 and shall exercise its power in regard to:

  1. The master Plan.
  2. Subdivision control and site plan review.
  3. The official map of the Borough.
  4. The zoning ordinance including conditional uses. 
  5. The capital improvement program.
  6. Variances and certian building permits in conjunction with subdivision, site plan and conditional use approval.

The Planning Board can be summarized as the board of "permitted activities." It is responsible for implementing Borough policy and for reviewing building, development, and land use applications to ensure compliance with zoning, site plan, and subdivision ordinances.

These ordinances establish a series of ground rules to be met by any applicant. If the applicant meets the requirements of the particular ordinance, the Planning Board must approve the application unless a specific requirement of that ordinance is not satisfactorily fulfilled.

Oradell's governing body, by ordinance, created a Planning Board comprised of nine regular members and two alternates. The membership consists of the following four classes:

  • Class I: The Mayor or the Mayor's designee in the absence of the Mayor.
  • Class II: One of the officials of the municipality other than a member of the governing body, to be appointed by the Mayor.
  • Class III: A member of the governing body to be appointed by it.
  • Class IV: Other citizens of the municipality, to be appointed by the Mayor.

The Planning Board typically meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers at Borough Hall. Except in January which will be on January 14, 2020. ) . Meetings are open to the public or can be viewed on OPTV .


Planning Board Members

Term Expiration  Board Member Position Class Member
12/31/2023 Gregg Larson Chairman  IV
12/31/2021 Gregory Derian Vice-Chairman  IV
12/31/2020 Vincent Scalcione Secretary  IV
  Dianne C. Didio Mayor   I
12/31/2020 Stephen Carnevale Council Liaison  III
12/31/2020 Kenneth Baumann Regular Member  II

Gary Tankard

Regular Member  IV
12/31/2021 Dan Dressel Regular Member  IV
12/31/2022 John Plucinski Regular Member  IV
12/31/2021 Barry Cohen 1st  Alternate  IV
12/31/2020 Min Woo Kang 2nd Alternate  IV


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