Phillips Preiss Grygiel

Paul Grygiel, AICP, PP

Paul Grygiel, AICP, PP

Paul Grygiel, AICP, PP

Mr. Grygiel joined the firm in 2000 and became a principal in 2002. He specializes in comprehensive and neighborhood planning, development review and zoning analysis. Mr. Grygiel is an experienced expert witness who has appeared before planning and zoning boards inĀ over 120 municipalities throughout New Jersey, as well as in Superior Court. He also regularly presents at planning conferences and seminars, and is a member of the New Jersey Planning Officials' Board of Planning Advisors.

Mr. Grygiel directed the preparation of the City of Hoboken Master Plan, which won the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NJ) Outstanding Comprehensive Plan Award. His recent projects include preparation of a master plan update and zoning amendments for Maplewood, New Jersey, a new land development ordinance for Union City, New Jersey and multiple redevelopment studies for Newark, New Jersey. He also is the Borough Planner for New Milford, New Jersey, has reviewed complex development applications on behalf of land use boards in municipalities including Waldwick, New Jersey and Mineola, New York, and is currently serving as the consulting Planning Director for the Township of West Orange, New Jersey. Mr. Grygiel received a Master of Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.