The Zoning Office is under the Department of Engineering. Zoning ordinances are administrated by the Zoning Official. Issuing of zoning permits by the Zoning Official for all site improvements must be undertaken prior to the issuance of a Construction Permit . Zoning approvals are required for all building use and for all changes in use or tenancy of any rental space, building, or property. If zoning permit is denied, the matter is referred to one of the Planning Board or Board of Adjustment. Robert Herbert, Zoning Officer Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org Annex Building (across from Town Hall) 20 North Trivett Avenue Springfield, New Jersey 07081-1729 Phone: 973-232-4449 or 973-912-2219 Fax: 973-912-2283.