The Zoning Office is available to assist you.

Zoning Permits

Allentown Borough has a shared service agreement with Upper Freehold Township for Zoning services. The Upper Freehold Township Municipal Building is located at 314 Route 539, Cream Ridge, New Jersey 08514. Their office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 4:15PM. They can be reached by phone 609-758-7738.

A Zoning Permit is needed when:
  • Inground/Above ground pools
  • Decks
  • Additions
  • Shed
  • ETC...

If you have any questions about whether a permit is needed, please call the office at 609-758-7738 and we will put you in touch with the Zoning Officer. 

If the Zoning Officer determines that you need a variance for a project, you will be required to go before the Planning and Zoning Board.
For a link to the Planning and Zoning Board page, click here.
To access Planning Board Forms and Applications, see the bottom of the page.
To view the basic Zoning approval process flow chart, click here. 

To view the current Zoning Maps, click here