The Sussex County Planning Board (SCPB) is responsible for review or approval of site plan and subdivision applications, and implementing the Sussex County Land Development Standards. The Development Review Committee of the SCPB is appointed to meet every two weeks for this purpose. The Sussex County Planning Board is also responsible for the adoption of a County Master Plan.
Board membership is composed of nine members: six citizen members (with two alternates) appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, the Director and another Commissioner (with one Commissioner alternate), and the County Engineer (with an alternate).
The Sussex County Planning Board meets the first Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Commissioner Meeting Room at the Sussex County Administrative Center. If you have any questions, please contact County Planning office at (973) 579-0500.
Planning Board members are appointed by the Sussex County Board of County Commissioners.
2023 County Planning Board Members
|Wolfgang Gstattenbauer, Chair|
|Michael Francis, Vice Chair|
|John Dalmas, First Alternate|
|Chris Carney, Commissioner Director|
|William Hayden, Commissioner|
|Herb Yardley, Commissioner Alternate|
|Bill Koppenaal, County Engineer|
|Matthew Sinke, Engineering Alternate|