Somerset County Planning Division

"CREATING QUALITY COMMUNITIES TOGETHER"

Phone:  (908) 231-7021
Fax: (908) 707-1749
e-mail:  PlanningBd@co.somerset.nj.us
  
Staff Roster

Robert P. Bzik, AICP/PP
Director of Planning
Anthony V. McCracken, Sr., AICP/PP
 
Assistant Director

20 Grove Street
P.O. Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876

 

PLANNING BOARD
OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION
SOLID WASTE PLANNING

ANNUAL REPORTS

Somerset County Planning Board Annual Report
(Selected & Current) & (Summary Reports)

1968-2002

 

COUNTY MASTER PLAN

Somerset County Master Plan

1987

$10.00

Master Plan of the Re-Examining Report

1998

$10.00

Resource Planning & Management Map of the 1st NJ State
Development & Redevelopment Plan

1992

$5.00

 

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW

Major Residential Development Properties

1986-1989

$2.00

Land Development Review Resolution

2000

$12.00

Traffic, Road & Bridge Handbook

1995

$12.00

Storm water Management Handbook

1995

$12.00

Annual Land Development Report

Current

$5.00

Development Agreement Policy Resolution

1992

$5.00

Major Commercial Development Map

1995

$2.00

Listing of Final Plats by Municipality (Map)

1983-Current

$2.00

First-Time Submissions Map

1983-Current

$2.00

Existing Multi-Family Housing Map

1994

$2.00

Major Commercial Office & Industrial Activity Map

1993

$2.00

Existing Retail Locations Map

1992

$4.00

Land Development Application

Current

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Land Development Review Checklist

Current

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DIRECTORIES

Official Directory of County & Municipal

Most Current

Free

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

www.somersetbusinesspartnership.com  

 

ENVIRONMENT/OPEN SPACE

Somerset County Natural Resources Inventory (10 maps plus report)

1983

$25.00

Wetlands Map: Dept. Of Environmental Protection
Division of Coastal Resources

1992

$7.00

FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (1-800-358-9616)

Current

*

Revised Agricultural Investment
Opportunities in Somerset County

1993

$5.00

Somerset County Agriculture Master Plan

2001

$20.00

Somerset County Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan & Master Plan Update (2 books)

1994 & 2000

$10.00

 

HISTORIC RESOURCES

How To Research The History of A House

1986

$2.00

Somerset County Cultural Resource Survey, Phase I & Phase II & Maps

1989

$25.00/vol.

Somerset County Historic Districts and Sites Brochure

1996

Free

Somerset County Historic Districts and Sites Map w/Description (11x17)

2003

$5.00

Somerset County Historic Districts and Sites Map (36x48)

2006

$10.00

Historic American Building Survey, Text for all HABS Sites in S.C.

thru 1992

*

Historic American Building Survey Drawings (Front Elevations Only)
For all HABS Sits in S.C. (Blue Line Prints)

thru 1991

$10.00*

National Register of Historic Places
Nomination Forms for all Sites and Districts in S.C.

thru 2007

*

Somerset County Historic Metal Truss Bridge Survey

1992

$5.00

Historic American Engineering Record
(D&R Canal, Six Mile Run, & Tensile Run Culverts)

1988

$3.00

Preservation Briefs 1-17, 20, 22-29 (various)

thru 1992

$2.00*

 

HOUSING/DEMOGRAPHICS

Somerset County Municipal Fair Share Housing Update Report

2005

$3.00

Somerset County, Municipalities, Census Tracts, Block Groups & Blocks

1991

$5.00

Somerset County 1990 & 2000 Census Trends Report

2000

 $5.00

Census Tract Map of Somerset County

1990&2000

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Somerset County Municipalities: Low & Moderate Income Inclusionary Developments (COAH) Maps

2007

$2.00

Senior Housing Options Map

2007

$2.00

Special Needs Housing Map

1996

$3.00

County Planners Data Book

1990-1996

$15.00

1993 Census Tract Street Index

1993

$10.00

 

SOLID WASTE

Solid Waste Management Plan, Volume I & II

1997

$5.00 each

Solid Waste Management Plan, Volume III

2007

$5.00

 

TRANSPORTATION

Somerset County Transportation Development District Study

1991

$10.00

Somerset County Scenic Roadway & Corridor Study & Map

1992

$10.00

Somerset County Public Transit Map

2002

$5.00

A Travel Demand Management Plan for Central Somerset County

1992

$15.00

Somerset County Master Plan Circulation Update

1994 & 2003

$10.00

Somerset County Park & Ride Study

1994

$10.00

Development of Alternatives for I-287 at Easton Ave. and River Rd.

2005

$10.00

Elderly Mobility Needs

2002

$10.00

Circulation Element Update

2003

$10.00

I-287 Mobility Plan

2005

$10.00

Transit Oriented Development Opportunities

2005

$10.00

Transit Oriented Development Executive Summary

2005

Free

West Trenton Line Station Area Design Study

2007

$10.00

Advancing Intermodal Freight Opportunities in Central Somerset County

2007

$10.00

 

UTILITIES

Sewer Collection System in Somerset County Map

1992

$5.00

Water Distribution Systems in Somerset County Map

1992

$5.00

Upper Raritan Watershed Wastewater Management Plan Report & Map

1999

$25.00

 

ZONING

Composite County Zoning Map

1991  

$2.00

Composite County Zoning Map

current

$4.00

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Municipal Land Use Law Chapter 291

1996

$2.00

Somerset County Atlas

1996

$10.00

County Base Maps

1992

$5.00

Municipal Base Maps

1993

$5.00

United States Geological Survey Topographical Maps (11x17) photocopy

1970

*

Aerial Photographs 1" - 400'

1962

$10.00

Aerial Photographs 1" - 400'

1970

$10.00

Aerial Photographs 1" - 400'

1979

$10.00

Aerial Photographs 1" - 400'

1980

$10.00

Aerial Photographs 1" - 400'

1987

$10.00

Aerial Photographs 1" - 400'

1995

$10.00

Aerial Photographs (Black/White Digital)

2000

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Aerial Photographs (Color Digital)

2002 & 2006

    *

Regional Center Designation Report

1995

$10.00

Regional Center Strategic Plans

2006

$10.00

 

*NOTE: Number of copies will determine price

Digital aerials can be printed in various scales, depending on the resolution

 

  

MAPS AND PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR REFERENCE ONLY

 

ANNUAL WORK PROGRAM

Somerset County Planning Board, Annual Work Program & Report

Yearly

 

COUNTY, STATE AND MUNICIPAL MASTER PLAN

Somerset County Master Plan of Land Use

1987

Municipal Master Plans, Housing, Elements & other Municipal Document

Current

New Jersey State Development & Redevelopment Plan

 

New Jersey Highlands Council Act, Reports & Documents

2004-present

N.J. Council on Affordable Housing, Current Rules & Regulations

2004

 

ENVIRONMENTAL / OPEN SPACE

Soil Survey of Somerset County, Natural Resource Conservation Service
& Delaware & Raritan Canal Commission Documents:

 

Design Guide

1980

Development, Acquisition & Management Plan

1995

Review Zone Regulations

1994

"208" Upper Raritan Watershed Management Plan

1979

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection,

1981 & 1994

Somerset County Air Quality Report

1983

2nd Watchung Mountain Open Space/Trail System Concept Map

1987

2nd Watchung Mountain Open Space/Trail Area

1987

2nd Watchung Mountain Open Space Study Group:

1979

Summary Activities & Update

 

Background Data for the Open Space/Recreation Master Plan

1991

Somerset County Agriculture Development Board

1991

Easement Purchase Application Map

 

Agricultural Investment Opportunities in Somerset County

1986

New York/New Jersey Highlands Regional Study

1992

Great Swamp Watershed Advisory Committee Report

1993

Municipal Open Space Inventories

1991

 

 

HISTORIC RESOURCES

Bound Brook Downtown Historic Survey

1985

Upper Raritan Watershed Association

1981

Historic Survey for Bedminster, Branchburg, Bridgewater

 

Historic Architectural Survey of Bedminster Village

1982

Hillsborough Township Historic Site Survey

1981

Inventory of Historically Significant Homes in Bernards Township

1982

Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Historic Structure Survey

1983

Route U.S. 206 Technical Environmental Study,

1983

Volume 111 Historic Archeology & Architecture

 

Somerset Expressway Historical Architectural Survey

1985

The Historic American Building Survey of N.J.

1977

Local Preservation Series, National Park Service

thru 1992

Preservation Briefs, Volumes 1-15 National Park Service

thru 1992

NJ TRANSIT Historic Railroad Bridge Survey

1991

N.J. and National Registers of Historic Places 1988 & 1989 Supplement

1989

Preserving New Jersey: Historic Preservation Handbook

1995

 

HOUSING/DEMOGRAPHICS

N.J. Dept. Of Labor, "Covered Employment Trends" Annual Reports

most current

N.J. Dept. Of Labor, "N.J. Building Permits"

most current

Annual & Monthly Summary Reports

N.J. Dept. Of Labor, "Per Capita Money Income for N.J."

1975-1989

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "County & City Data Book"

1988-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "State & Metropolitan Area Data Book"

1986-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "County Business Patterns

1982-present

Housing, New Jersey Monthly Reports

thru 1994

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Census of Service Industries"

1982-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Census of Wholesale Trade"

1982-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Census of Retail Trade"

1982-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Guide to the 1987 Economic
Censuses & Related Statistics"

1987

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Catalog & Guide"

1984-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Annual Housing Survey"

1981-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Census of Manufacturers"

1982-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Census of Agriculture"

1982-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, " Census of Transportation"

1982-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "STF-1"

1980-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, "STF-3"

1980-present

U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic Census Reports, (Assorted Subjects)

Assorted U.S. Bureau of the Census Reports

1980-present

Assorted U.S. Bureau of the Census Reports

1950-1970

N.J. Associates "The N.J. Municipal Data Book"

1982

1990 Census of Population & Housing Report

1991-present

"Summary Population & Housing Characteristics"

1980-present 

 

TRANSPORTATION

Somerset County Transportation Access Improvement Study

1995

King-George/I-78 Corridor Study

1985

Martinsville/I-78 Corridor Study

1985

People Without Wheels, RRC International

1975

N.J. Dept. Of Transportation, "In Your Community"

1989

Hillsborough Township/Rt. 206 Access Systems Transportation Study

1995

 

UTILITIES

Current Municipal Wastewater ("201") Facility Plans

 

N.J. Statewide Water Supply Master Plan

1996

Gas Distribution System Map

1990

Water Supply & Distribution Report

1973

 

 

 

 

 

ZONING

Current Municipal Zoning Ordinances

(as provided by municipality)

 

Note: Additional Fees to cover postage may be required

** Planning Board also maintains a reference library of specialized planning books and

materials for use by the public and local officials.

 

 

Total Projected Population of Somerset County and Municipalities
Land Development Application
Land Development Review Checklist