Township of Readington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Zoning Office
Christina Schwartz, Zoning Official
509 Route 523
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Phone: (908)534-4051 x270
Fax: (908)534-0038
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM

  • A zoning permit is required by ordinance for verification of compliance of Readington Township Land Use Ordinance No. 15-2001 (Chapter 148) for the first time erection, alteration, and/or moving of a structure. Zoning permit fee is $35.00.
  • A change in use is required to obtain a continual certificate of occupancy from the Zoning Official verifying that the proposed use is approved within the established zone. A Zoning CCO permit fee is $100.00.
  • Special event permits are required for grand openings, anniversary and/or relocation sales that include temporary tents, banners, outside cooking and/or temporary use approval. Special event zoning permit fee is $100.00.
  • A zoning permit without a construction permit is required for the erection of a fencesix feet or less, re-facing of an existing sign and the installation of an accessory structure (shed) under 100 sq. feet.
  • Zoning Complaint Form

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Zoning requirements are determined by established zones within the Township (Revised 2016):
Click here for a PDF copy of the Township Zoning Map

SRR
Special Resource Residential
AR
Agricultural Residential
RR
Rural Residential
R-1
Residential One Acre zone
VR/SC4
Village Residential
HR
Hamlet Residential
PND
Planned Neighborhood Development
PND1
Planned Neighborhood Development
SC-2
Senior Citizen 2
B
Business
VC
Village Commercial
VH
Village Hospitality
PO
Professional Office
RO
Research Office
ROM1
Research Office – Manufacturing
ROM2
Research Office – Manufacturing

Any uses not expressly permitted in Chapter 148 are prohibited. Variations from requirements in Articles IV, V, and VI in their entirety shall require zoning variance approval by the Board of Adjustment. Variation from other sections of Chapter 148 shall require waiver approval by the Board of Adjustment.

The zoning code may be accessed on this web site by entering:

*Readington Township Code
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*E-Codes
* New Jersey
* Readington Township
*(search) enter “148-1”