Planning Board

Contact: Jayne Meischker: 609-927-9088 X-142

The Somers Point Planning Board consists of seven regular members and two alternates. Professionals to the Board include an attorney, a consulting engineer, and a zoning officer.

The Planning Board is authorized to adopt and amend the master plan and development regulations of the City of Somers Point. A review application submitted for preliminary and final site plan for all new construction, building conversions, change in use and conditional uses. In addition, this Board reviews all applications requesting approval for sub-divisions, major and minor.

The Planning Board generally meets every 3rd Wednesday of each month in City Hall starting at 7:00pm.

Planning Board Members

Mayor Dennis Tapp                                                              Term of Office
Michael R. Sweeney                                                                   One (1) Year Term 12/31/24
Howard Dill                                                                                  One (1) Year Term 12/31/24
Jack Shields                                                                                December 31, 2027
Brian Cotton                                                                                December 31, 2024
David Sharp                                                                                December 31, 2025
Paul Striefsky                                                                              December 31, 2027
Douglas Gilbert (Alt. No. 1)                                                      December 31, 2025
Harry Kent (Alt. No. 2)                                                                December 31, 2026

Planning Board Professionals:

Solicitor: Joel Fieishman
Engineer: Greg Schneider

Please mail all correspondence to:
City Hall
1 West New Jersey Avenue
Somers Point, NJ 08244

Public Notice

Planning and Zoning Board Meetings Live Streamed

Planning Board Meetings - All meetings are held at City all at 7:00 PM unless otherwise specified.

February 21, 2024  
March 20, 2024  
April 17, 2024  
May 15, 2024  
June 19, 2024  

Meeting Archive

Board Documents

Master Plan Meeting Power Point Presentation - August 20, 2014

Rutala & Assoc. - Master Plan Presentation

Strategic Recovery Planning Report

Strategic Recovery Planning Report ATTACHMENTS


Application Certificate of Occupancy

Checklist for Submission of Application for Preliminary Approval

Minor Site Plan Checklist

Planning Board Development Application


Planning Board Meeting Schedule 2014