Planning Board




 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that due to the current New Jersey State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency declared by Governor Phil Murphy, and in an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of residents, Township staff, professionals, and applicants, the Township Municipal Building remains closed. In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6, et seq., and/or P.L. 2020, c.11, and/or the “Operational Guidance – COVID-19: Guidance for Remote Public Meetings in New Jersey” dated March 23, 2020, and “Operational Guidance – COVID-19: N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1, Recommendation for Land Use Public Meetings in New Jersey” dated April 2, 2020, both published by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Governmental Services, notice is hereby given that so long as the Township Municipal Building remains closed to the public, the previously noticed 2020 public meetings/hearings of the Planning Board for the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, and State of New Jersey, will been changed to occur virtually via video teleconferencing by way of a Zoom Webinar rather than an “in-person” meeting. These public meetings/hearings include, but may not be limited to, the following: Monday, April 20, 2020; Monday, May 4, 2020; Monday, May 18, 2020; Monday, June 1, 2020; Monday, June 15, 2020; Monday, July 6, 2020; Monday, July 20, 2020Monday, August 3, 2020; Monday, August 17, 2020; Tuesday, September 8, 2020; and Monday, September 21, 2020Caucus will begin at 7:00 PM and the meeting/hearing will begin at 7:30 PM.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that while the Township Municipal Building remains closed, members of the public will have full access to the meetings/hearings, and will also be able to give public comment and/or cross-examine witnesses on the applications being heard by the Planning Board, through Zoom or telephone by following the below directions:

Time:  07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Cherry Hill Planning Board Meeting/Hearing

By Computer, Tablet, Smart Device, and/or Internet Browser: 

By iPhone one-tap:

US: +13126266799,,771740704# or +19292056099,,771740704#

By Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 (International numbers available:

Webinar ID: 771 740 704

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Meeting Agenda will be available on the Department of Community Development’s webpage (see link below) at least two (2) days prior to the aforementioned scheduled meetings/hearings. The previously adopted Planning Board By-Laws will remain in effect, subject to modification at the discretion of the Planning Board.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that members of the public lacking the resources or know-how for technological access should contact the Planning Board Secretary, Cosmas Diamantis, by email at or by phone at 856-397-1387, for assistance in accessing any plans and/or the meetings/hearings.

Cosmas P. Diamantis, Esq.

Planning Board Secretary

Director of Community Development

Township of Cherry Hill 


  • 7 p.m. (caucus) / 7:30 p.m. (hearing)
  • The 1st and 3rd Monday of every month, unless otherwise noted
  • Municipal Building, Room 206 (Caucus) and N. John Amato Council Chambers, Room 208 (Hearing), unless otherwise noted
  • Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Please access the upcoming Planning Board Meeting Agenda.

Public Documents for Application 20-P-0008 Mahantji, LLC - to be heard June 15, 2020

Submitted Application MaterialsList of Exhibits
1) Minor Site Plan1) Exhibit A-1: Site Photographs
2) Architectural Plan2) Exhibit A-2: Minor Site Plan
3) Plan of Survey 3) Exhibit A-3: Architectural Plan
4) Site Photographs4) Exhibit A-4: Right Side Photo
5) List of Variances & Waivers
5) Exhibit A-5: Front Side Photo
6) Utility Easement6) Exhibit A-6: Back Side Photo
7) Summary of Use & Operations7) Exhibit A-7: Left Side Photo
8) Land Use Development Application
8) Exhibit A-8: Front Side Photo 2
9) Previous Resolution of Approval on Subject Site9) Exhibit A-9: Operations Report Letter

10) Exhibit A-10: Utility Easement

Please view 2020 to current Planning Board Agendas and Minutes.

View Prior Year Agendas (2013-2019)

View Prior Year Minutes (2013-2019)


List of current members (PDF).


  • Burgis Associates, Inc., Housing Consultant
  • Dembo, Brown & Burns, LLP, Planning Board Solicitor
  • Environmental Resolutions, Inc., Planning Board Engineer/Traffic Consultant
  • Environmental Resolutions, Inc., Professional Planning Consultant
  • LRK, Inc., Redevelopment Planning Consultant
  • Cosmas Diamantis, Esq., Board Secretary
  • Natalie Shafiroff, PP, AICP, Alternate Board Secretary
  • Jacob Richman, PP, AICP, Alternate Board Secretary

Board Overview

  • The Planning Board has specific jurisdiction in the following areas:
  • Applications for minor and major site plans
  • Applications for minor and major subdivisions
  • Applications for conditional uses
  • Applications for change of use
  • Bulk (C) variances for signs (with site plan waiver)
  • All bulk (C) variances in conjunction with subdivisions, site plans or conditional use applications

Additional Information