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UPDATE: September 27, 2022

750 Walnut Avenue Planning Board hearings will continue on October 19 and November 2, 2022. The Planning Board decision on the Final Subdivision and Site Plan approval request is extended until December 31, 2022.

Video recordings of the meetings are available on the TV35 links:

September 21, 2022 meeting:

September 7, 2022 meeting:

August 18, 2022 meeting:

UPDATE: September 22, 2022

Planning Board hearing on 750 Walnut Ave, originally scheduled to finish September 21, 2022, will continue into October.

24 South Avenue West (Britten Building): Cranford Zoning Board hearings on the application were adjourned again at the September 12, 2022 meeting. The next date has not been set.

UPDATE: September 17, 2022

Planning Board hearing on 750 Walnut Ave expected to finish Wednesday, September 21 at 8:00 pm. This last meeting will be the final opportunity for residents to get clarification and ask questions on aspects of the project.

UPDATE: August 29, 2022

Cranford’s Planning Board continues the hearing on 750 Walnut Ave September 7 and September 21.

The Planning Board decision is expected no later than October 30, 2022 on the Final Subdivision and Site Plan approval request for 750 Walnut Ave projects.

The meeting on August 17, 2022 consisted of testimony and questions for the Hartz Mountain Traffic Engineer. Questions from the public for the Traffic Engineer are expected to continue at the September 7th meeting.

Here is the video of the August 17 meeting you may want to review to hear what was presented, questions asked and responses prior to the September 7 meeting.

After each expert’s direct testimony, then Planning Board experts and member’s questions, the public can ask their questions.

Cranford Residents Against Overdevelopment is an informal network of Cranford residents concerned about high-density overdevelopment in New Jersey. The network’s purpose is to provide up-to-date information about current and proposed Cranford development projects, and to connect people who wish to participate in efforts to oppose threats of over-development.

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The Affordable Housing Court approved and signed Cranford’s Fair Share Affordable Housing Plan on May 11, 2021. Cranford has immunity from builder’s remedy lawsuits until July 2025.

More information on the Plan is here. There are also pages on the various Plan projects on this site and on the Cranfordnj.org website.

In June 2022, the Cranford Township Committee approved a resolution opposing NJ Senate Bill (S2103) that preempts local zoning regulations. Cranford joined 10 other NJ municipalities calling for action to get the courts out of the affordable housing arena and and return authority to the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH).

Links to several Statewide Affordable Housing News Articles are available on the News page.

2022 Township general Meeting Schedules and Start Times:

Zoning Board: Every other Monday at 7:30 pm
Planning Board:  Every other Wednesday at 8:00 pm
Township Committee Workshop Meetings: Every other Monday at 7:00 pm
Township Committee Official Meetings: Every other Tuesday at 7:30 pm

NOTE: On the dates of the combined Workshop & Official meetings September 27, October 11 and November 11, the Official portion of the meetings start at 8:00 pm.

Township Committee Workshop meetings are open to the public but are not televised or recorded.

Specific dates and times will be posted on each webpage for the Township Committee and Boards and the Cranfordnj.org home page Calendar tab when they become available.

Agendas and Minutes for all meetings are here:

Agendas for all public meetings must be posted at least 48 hours before the meeting. This is required by the Open Public Meetings Act. Updates to the agenda can be made up to the day of the meeting.