Planning Board

As of January 1, 2017, per ordinance 20-2016, the Borough of Franklin Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment has been combined to a Planning Board.

Michelle Babcock , Secretary
973-827-9280 ext# 113

The Planning Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of every month (except holidays) at the Franklin Borough Municipal Building, 46 Main Street, Franklin NJ 07416.

2022 Planning Board Members

All 4 year terms, Alternates 2 Year term, Council 1 year term

Mr. Wes Suckey Chairman 12-31-2024 
Mr. John Christiano Vice Chairman 12/31/2025
Mr. Mayor John Sowden   12/31/2023
Councilman Concetto Formica   12/31/2022
Mr. Floy Estes   12/31/2023
Mr. John Friend   12/31/2025
Mr. James Nidelko   12/31/2025
Mr. Jim Williams   12/31/2022
Mr.  Michael Raperto   12/31/2025
Ms. Sharon Schultz Alternate #1 12/31/2022
Vacant Alternate #2 12/31/2023
Vacant Alternate #3 12/31/2023

Planning Board Professionals

Board Attorney – David Brady – Brady & Correale LLC
Board Engineer – Thomas Knutelsky – Harold E Pellow & Assoc.
Board Planner – Ken Nelson – Nelson Consulting Group

2022 Meeting Dates

(Third Monday of the Month Main Meeting)

February 15
March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 21
December 19

First Wednesday of the Month

Note: These Meeting Dates will only be used if needed.

FEBRUARY 2, 2022
MARCH 2, 2022
APRIL 6, 2022
MAY 4, 2022
JUNE 1, 2022
JULY 6, 2022
AUGUST 3, 2022
SEPTEMBER 7, 2022
OCTOBER 5, 2022
NOVEMBER 2, 2022
DECEMBER 7, 2022

The agenda for all meetings, more or less shall be: 1. Call to Order; 2. Flag Salute 3. Open Public Meetings Statement; 4. Roll Call: 5. Approval of Minutes; 6. Approval of Resolutions; 7. Applications for Completeness; 8. Adjourned Cases; 9. Applications to be Heard; 10. Other Business; 11. Payment of Bills; 12. Discussion; 13. Correspondence; 14. Open to the Public; 15. Adjournment.

A copy of this resolution shall be posted on the Franklin Borough Municipal Building Bulletin Board, and copies of this resolution shall be forwarded to the Official Newspapers, namely the New Jersey Herald and the New Jersey Sunday Herald, located in Newton, NJ, as well as the Clerk of the Borough of Franklin. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

The Reorganization Meeting for 2023 will be held on January 17, 2023 at 7:15 PM, followed by the regular meeting of the Franklin Borough Planning Board at 7:30 PM on January 17, 2023.