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 virtually/telephonically via Cisco Webex.

Please take notice in accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seg. and in consideration of the Executive Orders issues by Governor Murphy, The Borough of Paramus Planning Board is currently holding our Board meetings virtually/telephonically via Webex. In addition to submitting your application in paper form, you will be required to submit your application in its entirety ( including plans ) in pdf form.

March 4th, 2021 Meeting-Cancelled- adjourned by the applicant, BJ’s Wholesale Club-30 Route 17, Block 501, Lot 5, Block 502, Lots 9 & 2.02. THIS APPLICANT, BJ’s Wholesale Club HAS BEEN CARRIED TO OUR APRIL 1st, 2021 VIRTUAL/TELECONFERENCE MEETING.

Please take notice Planning Board applicant, A2 Enterprises, LLC.-697 Paramus Rd. & 143 W. Ridgewood Ave, Block 6701, Lots 6 & 7-premlinary & final site plan, variance, and major soil movement permit which was scheduled to be heard at the Board’s virtual/teleconference February 4th, 2021 meeting has been carried to our March 18th, 2021 virtual/teleconference board meeting. 




Borough of Paramus Planning Board is having a Webex Virtual/Teleconference Public Meeting

 on March 18th, 2021 at 7 PM


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


By Teleconference means: 844-621-3956 Access Code: 132 234 1164 or 


By Virtual means:


      Meeting link:

 Meeting number: 132 234 1164


Password: YnQMsPJ5P73


  You can also dial and enter your meeting number.


Join by phone 1-844-621-3956 United States Toll
Access code: 132 234 1164


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

        Board Members                             Term Expires

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

Planning Board Meeting Dates

Meetings take place virtually/telephonically via Webex at 7pm, unless otherwise posted. Special meetings will be held, only if necessary.

January 7, 2021January 21, 2021
February 4, 2021February 18, 2021
March 4, 2021March 18, 2021
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 Special MeetingApril 1, 2021
April 15, 2021May 6, 2021
May 20, 2021June 3, 2021
June 17, 2021July 1, 2021
August 5, 2021
September 2, 2021
October 7, 2021October 21, 2021
November 4, 2021
December 2, 2021

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