Township of West Milford, NJ
Passaic County

§ 470-22 Procedure for submission.

A. 
Filing an application. All applications for variance relief shall be filed with the administrative officer or designee.
B. 
Distribution. At least 10 days prior to the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Board, the administrative officer or designee shall distribute the copies of the variance map and application in the following manner:
(1) 
Township files.
(2) 
Board Chairman.
(3) 
Township Engineer.
(4) 
Township Planner.
(5) 
Township Health Department.
(6) 
Construction Official.
(7) 
Fire Subcode Official (use variance only).
(8) 
Environmental Commission (use variance only).
(9) 
Board Attorney.
(10) 
Police Department (use variance only).
C. 
Procedural requirements. All applications for variance relief pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c and 40:55D-70d shall include the following support documents and information:
(1) 
Thirteen copies of maps.
(2) 
The application and escrow fees in accordance with Chapter 414, Fees, Land Development (see § 470-46).
(3) 
Completed variance application forms.
(4) 
Completed escrow agreement.
(5) 
Completed checklist waiver request form.
(6) 
Health Department approval.
(7) 
Completed bulk or use variance checklist, as appropriate.
(8) 
Five copies of the environmental and community impact statement, where applicable.

§ 470-23 Map requirements for bulk variances for new homes.

A. 
All applications for bulk variance relief to the Board of Adjustment not involving any related site plan, subdivision or conditional use proposal shall include maps and/or exhibits depicting the following information:
(1) 
Block and lot numbers of subject property.
(2) 
Dimensions of lot.
(3) 
Dimensions of existing and proposed structures and buildings.
(4) 
Location of all existing and proposed structures or buildings on the property and their setbacks from existing property lines.
(5) 
Approximate location of all structures or buildings within 200 feet on all sides as well as the names of the owner.
(6) 
The plot plan shall be prepared by a licensed land surveyor or professional engineer as appropriate per N.J.A.C. 13:40-7 et seq.
(7) 
Acceptable title block containing:
(a) 
County of Passaic.
(b) 
Township of West Milford.
(c) 
Name and address of applicant.
(d) 
Name, address, signature, seal and license number of the professional person who prepared the drawings.
(e) 
Name and address of the owner of the subject property.
(f) 
Names and addresses of all property owners within 200 feet of the extreme limits of the tract, as shown on the most recent tax rolls.
(8) 
A North arrow.
(9) 
Scale, both graphic and written.
(10) 
A key map showing the entire tract and surrounds that equals one inch equals 1,200 feet, including a North arrow.
(11) 
Date of original preparation and revisions, if any.
(12) 
Zoning district boundaries affecting the tract.
(13) 
Zoning analysis (a chart showing correct bulk requirements, per ordinance, for the zone and proposed bulk dimensions for the subject property).
(14) 
All existing and proposed watercourses, including lakes and ponds.
(15) 
Location of all wells existing and proposed within 150 feet of existing and proposed septics.
(16) 
Location of any septics on the subject property and on adjoining properties.
(17) 
Show any steep grades and rock outcroppings.
(18) 
Contours to determine the natural drainage of the land. Intervals shall be:
(a) 
Up to 10% grade: two feet.
(b) 
Over 10% grade: five feet.
(19) 
Floodplains.
(20) 
Calculations for stormwater drainage.
(21) 
Any drainage easements, existing or proposed.
(22) 
Wetlands, as delineated by a recognized expert.
(23) 
Grading plan when changes in contour are proposed.
(24) 
Location and width of all existing and proposed utility easements on the tract and within 200 feet of the tract.

§ 470-24 Map requirements for bulk variances for additions to existing homes.

All applications for bulk variances relief to the Board of Adjustment involving an addition to an existing home shall include maps and/or exhibits depicting the following information:
A. 
Current block and lot numbers of the subject property.
B. 
Dimensions of the subject property.
C. 
The location(s) and dimensions of existing and proposed structures.
D. 
The existing and proposed structures' setback distances to the property lines.
E. 
Indicate the distances between buildings on the site.
F. 
Indicate the location and setback of any structures on adjacent properties to the subject property.
G. 
Indicate the locations of septic tank(s), disposal areas and wells on the subject property.
H. 
Indicate the distance of the addition to the septic components.
I. 
Provide a sketch of existing and proposed floor plans.
J. 
Provide a sketch of the house as it will look with new addition.

§ 470-25 Map requirements for use variances.

All applications for variance relief pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70d shall include maps and/or exhibits depicting the following information:
A. 
Block and lot numbers of subject property.
B. 
Dimensions of lot.
C. 
Location of all existing and proposed structures or buildings on the property and their setbacks from existing property lines.
D. 
Approximate location of all structures or buildings within 200 feet on all sides as well as the names of the owners.
E. 
County of Passaic identified in the title block.
F. 
Township of West Milford identified in the title block.
G. 
Name and address of applicant and property owner.
H. 
Name, address, signature, seal and license number of the professional person who prepared the drawings.
I. 
A North arrow.
J. 
Scale, both graphic and written.
K. 
A key map showing the entire tract and surrounds that equals one inch equals 1,200 feet, including a North arrow.
L. 
Date of original preparation and revisions, if any.
M. 
Zoning district boundaries affecting the tract.
N. 
Zoning analysis (a chart showing correct bulk requirements, per ordinance, for the zone and proposed bulk dimensions for the subject property).
O. 
All existing and proposed watercourses, including lakes and ponds.
P. 
Location of all wells within 150 feet of any existing or proposed septic.
Q. 
Location of any septics on the subject property.
R. 
Show any cliffs and rock outcroppings.
S. 
Show proposed parking plan.
T. 
Show proposed traffic flow on-site.
U. 
Floodplains.
V. 
Any existing drainage easements.
W. 
Wetlands, as delineated by a recognized expert.
X. 
Schematic grading plan when changes in contour are proposed.
Y. 
Perc test locations and results.
Z. 
Location and width of all existing and proposed utility easements on the tract and within 200 feet of the tract.