Planning Division, Department of Public Works
1200 N. Delsea Drive
Clayton, NJ 08312
Phone (856) 307-6400
Fax (856) 307-6656

The Planning Division is responsible for the County's comprehensive planning - preparing, maintaining, and updating the County Master Plan and its various elements.  The division also serves as a coordinator and advisor for municipal planning.
  • In the area of transportation, the divison is responsible for a number of local and regional  transit planning activities, as well as providing planning services for highway improvements. The division also makes application for state and federal grants.
  • The division's environmental planning supports a number of activities related to improving and/or maintaining the County's environmental quality.  These include, but are not limited to, air quality, water supply, hazardous waste, stormwater management, watershed planning and groundwater monitoring.
  • The Planning Division also serves as an affiliate for the New Jersey State Data Center.
  • The Division is a resource center for data management and mapping (GIS), providing information to other agencies, municipalities, and the public.
  • The division serves as staff to the County Planning Board, processing all site plans and subdivisions within the county. 
  • The division represents the County at various levels including the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), State Planning Commission, Tri-County Water Quality Management Board, and South Jersey Resource Conservation and Development Council.

Robert M. Damminger, Freeholder Director 
Heather Simmons, Freeholder Liaison