Planning Board


Chairman Ken Loury
Vice Chairman Roger Steele
Mayor William Chegwidden
Councilman Thomas Yeager
Jared Coursen
Marc Harris
Charlotte Kelly
Patrick O’Brien
Peter Rathjens


Brian Bosworth
Christopher Fleischman


Secretary: Patricia Craven
Attorney: Alan Zakin
Engineer: Christopher Borinski
Planner: Jessica Caldwell


Planning/Zoning Applications

Prior to making any application to the Planning Board you must contact the Zoning and Housing Officer at 973-361-8444 x2721.
Planning Board Application Part 1
Planning Board Application Part 2
Zoning Board Application


Planning Board Documents

1994 Master Plan

2001 Open Space Plan

2005 Master Plan Reexaminiation

2015 Master Plan Reexaminiation



Borough of Wharton

Wharton is a community of approximately 6,500 residents in the highlands of Morris County. Wharton is located between Routes 15, 46 and 80, stretching south from the main entrance of Picatinny Arsenal, a major army research and development center, to Route 46 abounded on the west by Roxbury Township and the east by Dover and Rockaway Township. The Borough is approximately 2.2 square miles.

Contact Information

10 Robert Street, Wharton,
New Jersey 07885
Phone - (973) 361-8444

Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Moday thru Friday

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