Director, Planning and Development
Mr. Landgraf graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 1986 with a Bachelors degree in Urban/Regional Planning and has over 30 years of experience in land development and land use planning. From municipal planning for the City of Brigantine and Mullica Township to preparing site plans, subdivisions and variance applications, Mr. Landgraf has reviewed and designed projects with the benefit of experience from both the developers’ point of view and the municipal agency aspect of development. Over the last 20 years as the Municipal Planner for Brigantine and Mullica Township, he has prepared Master Plans, Land Use Ordinances and assisted in preparing various agency applications for public development.
On the private side, Mr. Landgraf has been in responsible charge of development applications ranging from minor subdivisions, minor site plans to large scale residential subdivisions and commercial site plans. Experience includes extensive development approvals in the New Jersey Pinelands Region and application process associated with that agency. All aspects of land use planning including zoning change applications and use variances for a far range of projects throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
From 2007 to July 2014, Mr. Landgraf was the Principal/Project Planner for Marathon Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. He was responsible for management of the Atlantic City office and for the administration of all projects from proposal preparation to final close-out. He was responsible for the development of the technical approach for proposals; interfaces with the clients, attorney’s and the various disciplines (i.e., architecture, engineering, surveying, planning, transportation, etc.) on technical design and scheduling; he was responsible for quality assurance/quality control; and worked with regulatory agencies on securing timely approvals through monitoring of applications and insuring that technical deficiencies where addressed.
Prior to joining Marathon Engineering, Mr. Landgraf was a partner/owner in the engineering/planning firm of Aqua Terra, P.A., in Hammonton, New Jersey.
Lance has resided in Atlantic County since 1988 and now lives in Ventnor City with his wife Kathy, daughter Kelsey and son Evan. In May of 2016 he was elected to municipal office as a Ventnor City Commissioner for a 4 year term.