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 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 2023 Planning Merit Award Program. For program information click here


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Geographic Information Systems

Monmouth County Official Map & Guide

Monmouth County Division of Planning Newsletters

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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