The Site Improvement Advisory Board is a regulatory board that takes action on regulations that govern residential development in New Jersey. 

There are 12 members, each of whom holds a designated seat, as follows:  professional planner for a governmental entity; professional planner in private practice; New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers; New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers; New Jersey State Association of County Engineers; New Jersey Planning Officials; New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing; New Jersey Builders Association; New Jersey Institute of Technology; New Jersey League of Municipalities; Commissioner of Community Affairs (ex officio); and Director, Division of Codes and Standards (ex officio).  The terms are four years; the membership list follows:

  • Membership List

    Seat held

    Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, Commissioner

    (Represented by Kevin Luckie, Assistant Director, DCS)

    Edward M. Smith, Director
    NJ DCA, Div of Codes and Standards

    Valerie A. Hrabal, Chair
    NJ Builders Association

    Janice Talley, Vice Chair
    (professional planner for a governmental entity)

    Joseph Staigar
    (professional planner in private practice)

    Thomas O’Shea
    NJ Society of Professional Engineers

    J. Timothy Kernan
    NJ Society of Municipal Engineers

    Joseph A. Femia
    NJ State Association of County Engineers, Inc.

    NJ Council on Affordable Housing

    Thomas J. Olenik
    NJ Institute of Technology

    Suzanne Walters
    NJ State League of Municipalities

    Jason Kasler
    NJ Planning Officials

    The following dates (all Thursdays) have been set aside for meetings of the Site Improvement Advisory Board. If the Board decides to meet on these dates, the meetings will be held at 10:00 a.m. virtually until further notice.  When in-person meetings resume, they will be held in room 129 at the Department of Community Affairs (William Ashby Building) at 101 South Broad Street in Trenton, New Jersey.

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  • 2022 Board Meetings
    Mar 17 - Agenda; Minutes
    Jun 16 - Agenda; Minutes (to be approved at next meeting) 
    Sep 15 - Cancelled
    Dec 15
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  • 2021 Board Meetings
    Apr 15 - Agenda; Minutes
    Jun 17 - Agenda; Minutes
    Oct 21 - Agenda; Minutes 
    Dec 16 - Agenda; Minutes
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  • Older Board Meetings
    2020 - 2016
    2015 - 2011
    2010 - 2006
    2005 - 2002
    2001 - 1997
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