Is this for Zoning Permission?
Selected Property Address
Zoning Permit
50 Winfield Scott Plaza
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
The City of
Property Type
Work Site Address
  • Applicant
  • Work Proposed
  • Section 1
  • Section 2a
  • Section 2b
  • Section 3
  • Impervious Coverage
  • Attachments & Certification
Email *
Contractor/Business Owner
Business Name (if applicable)
Phone # *
Same as Owner?
Property Owner Information
Delivery Method *
Owner Name
City *
State *
Phone #
Business Name (if applicable)
Address *
In-Ground Accessory Structure - Building a new in-ground accessory structure (Ex. an in-ground pool or propane tank) *
Detailed description of the work to be done or proposed use. *
New Principal Structure, Addition or Deck - Relocating or expanding an existing structure OR constructing a new building, addition, or deck) *
Work Site Details
Above-ground Accessory Structure - Building a new above ground accessory structure (Ex. a shed or an above ground pool) *
(If your project is not listed below, contact the Planning & Zoning department)
If yes, complete Section 2A
Work Proposed
If yes, complete Section 1
If yes, complete Section 3
If yes, complete Section 2B
Description of Work
Driveway, Walkway or Patio - Installing, paving or expanding a driveway, walkway or patio *
Minimum Rear Yard Setback
New Principal Structure, Addition, or Deck
Decks Only
Square footage
Bulk Standards
Proposed Use/Specific description of structure
Side Yard (Right)
Lot Area (Sq ft)
Side Yard (Left)
Rear Yard
Front Yard
(Setbacks indicated on Property Survey)
# of garage bays/capacity proposed
Check if applicable, lot is less than 25,000 square feet, reduce rear yard setback to 5 feet.
Proposed Square Footage?
What is the structure, what will it be used for, what will be stored? (Please be specific.)
Garage Proposed?
Complete for Shed Only (<=200 sq ft) - Rear Yard Setback Reduction to 5 feet
Above-ground Accessory Structure
Square footage
# of existing garage bays/capacity
Sheds Only
Lot Area (Sqft) x .001 =
Front Yard Setback
If yes, the front yard setback is the same as the minimum rear yard setback.
Minimum Permitted RY Setback
Rear yard facing street?
In Ground Pools/Fence
In-Ground Accessory Structure
(Flexibility only applies when the established rear yard setback cannot be met.)
Minimum Setback for Side and Rear Property Limit is 25 feet.
Raised Patio
(Requires an Engineering Permit)
Front Walkway Size (Sq Ft)
New Walk(s)
Pave Existing
Expansion Size (Sq Ft)
Total Driveway Size (Sq Ft)
(Requires a Building Permit)
Walkways or Landings
(Requires a Building Permit)
Ground Level Patio
Describe the type and size of new curbing proposed with driveway
Total Patio Size (Sq Ft)
New Steps Proposed
(Requires a Building Permit)
Back Walkway Size (Sq Ft)
1. Existing on property
Proposed new improvement(s)
x Percentage Allowed =
Total for lot combined
Driveway Area (Include Curbing)
Footprint area of house (Include steps/landing)
Patio (Include pavers)
Miscellaneous Structures(s)
Accessory Structure Total
Total Proposed
(Existing + Proposed must be less than total allowed)
Walkway(s) (Include pavers, exclude public side walk)
Total Existing
Accessory Structure (If multiple, list each below)
Total Allowed
Impervious Coverage
Sq footage of lot
Type Full Name :
Sign With Hand
Certification & Fees
• One (1) copy of a survey location plan to scale with proposed improvement(s)
• Impervious coverage calculation sheet for all projects involving impervious improvements
• One (1) copy of the building plan for the project
• Application Fee, $20 for residential or $100 for commercial/mixed use, as a check made payable to “The City of Elizabeth”