Planning & Zoning

The Department assists in all land usage and future development cases for residential and commercial properties. Applications for zoning variances, subdivisions and site plans, and zoning permits are processed through this office. The Planning Department also helps to develop the Township Master Plan and provides professional planning advice and service to the Planning Board, Zoning Board and Environmental Commission.

2021 Sparta Landfill Redevelopment

Redevelopment Plan for Introduction – August 10, 2021

On June 22, 2020, the Township of Sparta Mayor and Council adopted resolution Number 9-16, “Accepting the Recommendation of the Sparta Township Planning Board and Declaring Property Known as Block 12001, Lot 4 (currently known as the Sparta Township Landfill) to be a Non-Condemnation Area in Need of Redevelopment” thereby the Council designated the area as an area in need of redevelopment for non-condemnation purposes. Read through the full Redevelopment Plan (PDF).

Tax Map of the Township of Sparta
Sparta Township Zoning Map