The Monmouth County Division of Planning provides professional planning services and technical assistance as staff advisors to the Monmouth County Planning Board and other County departments, divisions and agencies. The Division works in a broad range of topical planning areas including development review, strategic and long range planning, environment and sustainability, geographic information systems (GIS), community development, and transportation.  In addition to providing professional technical assistance to many Planning Board subcommittees including the Environmental Council, Agriculture Development Board, Transportation Council, Amendment Review Committee, and Fair Housing Board, the Division's staff has the responsibility to manage, implement and update planning studies and programs of regional influence and significance to the County and to assist municipalities in the coordination of their local planning efforts. Please use the tabs to the right to navigate the Division web page.

Monmouth County Community Development Small Business & Non-Profit Assistance Program

The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that the County has received funding through the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs in the amount of $7,289,244 to provide grants to qualified small businesses, microenterprises, and nonprofit organizations either located in or providing services to low moderate income areas for reimbursement of eligible expenses incurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will be administered through the County's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and are subject to HUD program rules and requirements.

Monmouth County Planning Board Merit Awards 

Established in 1984, The Monmouth County Planning Board’s Planning Merit Award Program recognizes those plans, projects, programs, individuals, municipalities, business, community leaders, and stakeholder organizations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of planning and planning outcomes in Monmouth County. The purpose of the Planning Merit Awards is not only to recognize and honor exceptional examples of planning in Monmouth County, but to inspire others to pursue excellence. The Monmouth County Planning Board invites and encourages anyone to submit what they believe to be an outstanding nomination for consideration in the 2022 Planning Merit Award Program.  For program information click here

Geographic Information Systems

Monmouth County Official Map & Guide

Monmouth County Division of Planning Newsletters

  • Monmouth County Environmental Newsletter: Summer 2022
  • Monmouth County Transportation Newsletter: Summer 2022

Monmouth County Division of Planning Current Plans & Reports

Monmouth County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan


Historic Sites Inventory


 National Flood Hazard Layer



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