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 18-P-0020 Charles W. Foulke, Jr. - continued to August 17, 2020 continued to September 8, 2020 continued to October 5, 2020

Submitted Application MaterialsList of Exhibits
1) Land Use Development Application1) Exhibit A-1: Overall Site Plan Rendering
2) Operations Narrative 2) Exhibit A-2: Test Drive Track
3) Recycling Report 3) Exhibit A-3: Overall Site Plan
4) Traffic & Parking Study 4) Exhibit A-4: New Parking Lot Plan
5) Field Investigation Findings - Soil Pits5) Exhibit A-5: Landscape & Lighting Plan
6) Maintenance & Inspection of Porous Pavement6) Exhibit A-6: Existing Conditions & Demolition Plan
7) Hydrological Report 
8) Groundwater Mounding Calculations Report 
9) Stormwater Management Maintenance Plan
10) Site Photographs
11) Existing Conditions, Lot Consolidation & Demolition Plan 
12) Plan of Survey (Lot 1)
13) Plan of Survey (Lots 2-4)
14) Overall Site Plan Rendering
15) Preliminary & Final Major Site Plan 6/30/20
16) Community Development Review Ltr REVISED 7/16/20
17) Planning Board Engineer Review Letter 2/21/20

Public Documents for Application 20-P-0005 Laura Ergood Brown - to be heard September 8, 2020 September 21, 2020

Submitted Application MaterialsList of Exhibits
1) Land Use Development Application1) Exhibit A-1: Site Plan
2) Deed2) Exhibit A-2: Site Photographs (updated)
3) Site Photographs
4) Survey
5) Minor Site Plan 05-28-2020
6) Minor Site Plan Details 05-28-2020
7) Completeness Review 07-24-2020
8) ERI Review 07-28-2020

Public Documents for Application 20-P-0014 Michael Canuso - to be heard September 21, 2020

Submitted Application MaterialsList of Exhibits
1) Land Use Development Application1) Exhibits A through I: PB Exhibit Package 
2) Summary of Requested Variances
3) List of Required Approvals
4) Site Photographs
5) Tax Map Sheet
6) Plan of Survey 07-16-2020
7) Minor Subdivision Plan 07-16-2020
8) Completeness Review 08-31-2020
9) ERI Review 09-08-2020

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