Planning and Zoning

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Planning & Zoning is to plan for a healthy, vibrant community with a sustainable balance of growth and development; to prepare, maintain and administer supporting plans and regulations; and to engage and educate the public in the planning process.  

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The Planning & Zoning Department administers the Hillsborough Land Use and Development Ordinance, Chapter 188 of the Township Code. Functions include the processing of zoning permits, review of applications for development and zoning enforcement. This office provides the professional direction and support to the following boards, commissions, and committees:

Planning Board
Board of Adjustment
Environmental Commission
Historic Preservation Commission
Capital Planning

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