Zoning Board of Adjustment

To make an application to the Zoning Board please see our Planning Page           




PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that due to the immense success of holding fully remote meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the improved presentation of testimony and exhibits by applicants, and the increased public participation during public meetings, the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s regular public meetings will be fully remote via Zoom in lieu of in-person until further notice and in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6, et seq. To access all live fully remote meetings, please utilize one of the following methods:

Time: Caucus - 07:00 PM Eastern Time; Regular Meeting - 07:30 PM Eastern Time 

Computer, Tablet, Smart Device, and/or Internet Browser, Click: https://zoom.us/s/771740704  

Telephone, Dial US: +1 (312) 626-6799 

Webinar ID: 771 740 704 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the most recent and applicable Zoning Board By-Laws shall remain in effect and can be found at https://www.chnj.gov/117/Zoning-Board-of-Adjustment.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Meeting Agenda and any exhibits an applicant intends to introduce during a hearing will be available on the Department of Community Development’s webpage at https://www.chnj.gov/117/Zoning-Board-of-Adjustment at least two (2) days prior to the aforementioned scheduled meetings/hearings. 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that members of the public may access the application plans, documents, and review letters on the Department of Community Development’s webpage at https://www.chnj.gov/117/Zoning-Board-of-Adjustment

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that members of the public lacking the resources or know-how for technological access should contact the Planning Board Secretary by email at  boardsecretary@chnj.gov  or by phone at 856-488-7870, for assistance in accessing any documents and/or the meetings/hearings.


  • 7 p.m. (caucus) / 7:30 p.m. (hearing) 
  • The 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, unless otherwise noted
  • Via Zoom unless otherwise noted
  • Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Please access the upcoming Zoning Board Meeting Agenda


Public Documents for Application 23-Z-0004 Aisha Payton - to be heard June 15, 2023

Submitted Application MaterialsExhibits
1) Completeness and Planning Review 03-14-20231) A-1: 
2) Hand Drawn Floor Plan (2nd Floor)
3) Land Use Development Application 

4) Project Summary and Use Overview
5) Resolution 3834
6) Site Photographs 
7) Survey of Property 11-20-03
8) Tax Map - Sheet 170

Public Documents for Application 23-Z-0010 Stephanie Schaffhauser - to be heard June 15, 2023

Submitted Application MaterialsExhibits
1) Completeness and Planning Review 04-28-20231) A-1: 
2) Garage Elevation Sketch
3) Land Use Development Application 

4) Project Summary
5) Site Photographs
6) Survey & Variance Plan 03-15-2023  
7) Survey (Enlarged)
8) Variance Plan (Enlarged)

Public Documents for Application 22-Z-0024 The Center at Cherry Hill - Rescheduled for July 6, 2023 

Prior Submitted Application MaterialsPrior Exhibits (#1-10) 
1) Aerial and Site Photographs1) Exhibit A-1 (Aerial Photo)
2) ALTA NSPS Land Title Survey 7/7/222) Exhibit A-2 (Aerial Photo Zoomed Out)
3) Completeness and Planning Review 10/19/22
3) Exhibit A-3 (Use Variance Plan)
4) Elevations with Building and Sign Renderings 8/16/22 4) Exhibit A-4 (Pedestrian Plan)
5) ERI Review REVISED 11/29/22 5) Exhibit A-5 (Truck Turning Plan)
6) Land Use Development Application 6) Exhibit A-6 (Signage Plan)
7) Operations Report  7) Exhibit A-7 (Elevations and Renderings)  
8) Pedestrian Circulation Plan 8/22/22
8) Exhibit A-8 (Photos)
9) Project Summary
9) Exhibit A-9 (Survey)
10) Signage Location Plan and Details 8/22/22
10) Exhibit A-10 (Revised Elevations)
11) Site Photographs - Access Easement

12) Tax Map - Sheet 146

13) Traffic Impact Study 8/22/22

14) Truck Turning Plan 8/22/22

15) Use Variance Plan 8/22/22  

Newly Submitted Application Materials
New Exhibits (#11, etc.) 
16) Completeness & Planning Review REVISED 05-12-231)
17) ERI Review REVISED 05-26-2023
18) Use Variance Plan 05-05-23
19) Architectural Elevations UPDATED 05-08-23
20) Truck Turning Plan 05-05-23
21) Traffic Impact Study 05-08-23
22) Operations Report for Daycare & Pad site spaces 05-02-23
23) Cover Letter and Updated Project Summary 03-31-23

Please view 2021 to current Zoning Board Agendas and Minutes

View Prior Year Agendas (2013 - 2022)

View Prior Year Minutes (2019 - Present)

View Archived Minutes (2013 - 2019)


List of current members. (PDF)


  • Stacey Arcari, PE, PP, CME, PTOE of Environmental Resolutions Inc., Engineer
  • C. Jeremy Noll, PE, CME, CPWM of Environmental Resolutions Inc., Engineer 
  • Christopher Noll, PE, CME, PP of Environmental Resolutions Inc., Engineer
  • Allen Zeller, Esq., of Zeller & Wieliczko, LLP, Board Solicitor
  • Cosmas Diamantis, Esq., Board Secretary
  • Jacob Richman, PP, AICP Alternate Secretary (#1)
  • Samuel Opal, Alternate Secretary (#2)

Board Overview 

The Zoning Board of Adjustment, established under authority of New Jersey’s Municipal Land Use Law, consists of 7 regular members and 2 alternate members appointed by township Council. All are residents of Cherry Hill. Regular members serve 4 year terms, while alternate members serve 2-year terms.

The Zoning Board has exclusive jurisdiction in the following areas:

  • All applications seeking a use not permitted in a zone
  • Requests for interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance or the Zoning Map
  • Certification of a prior Non-Conforming Use
  • Appeals from orders of administrative officers in connection with the Zoning Ordinance

The Zoning Board also hears the following applications:

  • Bulk (c) variances, site plan approval and subdivisions, if associated with a use (d) variance
  • Residential bulk (c) variances

Board Documents