Planning Board


  • 7:00 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Municipal Building
    65 Main Street
    Sparta, NJ 07871

Wanted:  Master Plan Subcommittee Volunteers 

Please fill out the Township Volunteer Application Form if you wish to be considered for a position as a Master Plan Subcommittee member.  

The online application can be found here.  


Class I, Class II & Class III

  • Mayor's Designee Angela Kasse
    Term: December 31, 2023
  • Class II Christine Dunbar
    Term: December 31, 2023 
  • Class III Township Council Dean Blumetti
    Term: December 31, 2023

  • Alternate Members (Two-year terms)

    • Justin Kanellis
      Term: December 31, 2024 
    • Bill Enright
      Term: December 31, 2024

Class IV - Citizen Members
(Four-year terms)

  • Celeste Luciano - Chairman
    Term: December 31, 2026 
  • Ron Day - Vice Chairman
    Term: December 31, 2026
  • Peter Skei
    Term: December 31, 2024
  • Mike Sylvester
    Term: December 31, 2025
  • Jeannette Burke
    Term: December 31, 2026 
  • Ernest Reigstad
    Term: December 31, 2023 

Member Information

This Board is established pursuant to NJ.S.A. 40:55D-23. It consists of nine members consisting of four classes:

  • Class I. - The Mayor
  • Class II - One of the officials of the municipality other than a member of the Governing Body provided that, if there is an Environmental Commission, the member of the Environmental Commission who is also a member of the Planning Board shall be the Class II member if there is both a member of the Zoning Board and a member of the Boardd of Education among the Class IV members.
  • Class III - A member of the Governing Body
  • Class IV - Six other citizens of Sparta. Members of Class IV shall hold no other office except one may be a member of the Zoning Board and one may be a member of the Board of Education.

About the Board

The Planning Board hears land development applications including Minor Subdivisions, Major Subdivisions, and Site Plans. They also update the Zoning ordinances and the Master Plan. The Board consists of nine regular members and two alternates and meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

Meeting Records

The Sparta Township Planning Board has posted the audio recordings of meetings as videos on YouTube and is also making these recordings available to residents: