Zoning Board of Adjustment




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 Zoning Board of Adjustment 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: Thursday, May 7, 2020; Thursday, May 21, 2020; Thursday, June 4, 2020; Thursday, June 18, 2020; Thursday, July 2, 2020; Thursday, July 16, 2020; Thursday, August 6, 2020; Thursday, August 20, 2020; Thursday, September 3, 2020; and Thursday, September 17, 2020. Caucus 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 Zoning Board of Adjustment, through Zoom or telephone by following the below directions:

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

Topic: Cherry Hill Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting/Hearing

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


By iPhone one-tap:

US: +13126266799,,831519506# or +19292056099,,831519506#

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 +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 (International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/axWQVK36u)

Webinar ID: 831 519 506

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Meeting Agenda will be available on the Department of Community Development’s webpage at http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/117/Zoning-Board-of-Adjustment at least two (2) days prior to the aforementioned scheduled meetings/hearings. The previously adopted Zoning Board By-Laws will remain in effect, subject to modification at the discretion of the Zoning Board.

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

Cosmas P. Diamantis, Esq.

Zoning Board of Adjustment Secretary

Director of Community Development

Township of Cherry Hill


  • 7 p.m. (caucus) / 7:30 p.m. (hearing)
  • The 1st and 3rd Thursday 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 Zoning Board Meeting Agenda.


Public Documents for Application 19-Z-0026 S&P Cherry Hill, LLC - to be heard June 4, 2020

Submitted Application MaterialsList of Exhibits
1) Preliminary & Final Major Site Plan 1) 
2) Truck Turning Template
3) Drainage Area Plans 
4) Plan of Survey
5) Elevations & Floor Plans 
6) Lot Consolidation Plan 
7) Traffic Engineering Assessment
8) Stormwater Management Report
9) Stormwater Operations & Maintenance Manual 
10) Operations Report
11) Legal Justification Summary
12) Site Photographs
13) Project Summary
14) Use Variance Resolution
15) Land Use Development Application

16) Prior Resolution (Use Variance)

Public Documents for Application 16-Z-0042 MBJ Associates, LLC - to be heard June 4, 2020

Submitted Application MaterialsList of Exhibits
1) Preliminary & Final Major Site Plan 1) Exhibit A-1 (Building Rendering)
2) Architectural Plans 2) Exhibit A-2 (Aerial)
3) Land Title Survey3) Exhibit A-3 (Overall Site Plan Rendering)
4) Stormwater Management Compliance Statement4) Exhibit A-4 (Surrounding Area)
5) Stormwater Management Facility Maintenance Manual5) Exhibit A-5 (Architectural Elevations)
6) Pre & Post Drainage Area Plans6) Exhibit A-6 (Overall Site Plan)
7) Signage Elevations7) Exhibit A-7 (Construction Phasing Plan)
8) Traffic Engineering Assessment8) Exhibit A-8 (Detailed Site Plan West Portion)
9) Phase I ESA - 1014 Haddonfield Road9) Exhibit A-9 (Detailed Site Plan East Portion)
10) Phase I ESA - 1100 Haddonfield Road10) Exhibit A-10 (Grading Plan West Portion)
11) Phase I ESA - 1200 & 1208 Wynwood Avenue11) Exhibit A-11 (Grading Plan East Portion)
12) Recycling & Waste System Report12) Exhibit A-12 (Utility Plan West Portion)
13) Operations Report13) Exhibit A-13 (Utility Plan East Portion)
14) Air Quality Report14) Exhibit A-14 (Landscaping Plan West Portion)
15) Cover Letter with Project Summary & Relief Requests
15) Exhibit A-15 (Landscaping Plan East Portion)
16) Land Use Development Application 
16) Exhibit A-16 (Lighting Plan)

17) Exhibit A-17 (Landscaping and Lighting Detail Sheet)

18) Exhibit A-18 (Truck Turning Movement Plan)

19) Exhibit A-19 (Service Truck Turning Movement Plan)

Public Documents for Application 20-Z-0004 Helene McGowan - to be heard June 18, 2020

Submitted Application Materials
Land Use Development Application

Survey with Proposed Addition (Exhibit A-1)

Architectural Plan (Exhibit A-2)

Site Photograph 1 (Exhibit A-3)

Site Photograph 2 (Exhibit A-4)

Site Photograph 3 (Exhibit A-5)

Please view 2020 to current Zoning Board Agendas and Minutes.

View Prior Year Agendas (2013-2019)

View Prior Year Minutes (2013-2019)

View the 2018 Zoning Board of Adjustment Annual Report (PDF).


List of current members. (PDF)


  • Christopher Noll, PE, CME, PP of Environmental Resolutions Inc., Engineer
  • Allen Zeller, Esq., of Zeller & Wieliczko, LLP, Board Solicitor
  • Cosmas Diamantis, Esq., Board Secretary
  • Natalie Shafiroff, PP, AICP Alternate Secretary (#1)
  • Jacob Richman, PP, AICP, 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