Via the Holmdel Township website:
The Zoning Board of Adjustment consists of seven regular members and two alternate members, all of whom shall be residents of the Township of Holmdel and all appointed by the Mayor. Regular members shall serve for terms of four years, and alternate members shall serve for two years, all from January 1 of the year of their appointment.
The Board of Adjustment shall have powers to: Hear and decide appeals pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70a.; Hear and decide requests for interpretations or decisions upon other special questions pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70b.; Grant upon application or appeal, relief for variances pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70c.; Grant variances to allow departure from regulations pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70d.;
Where the Planning Board cannot act on an application because it does not involve a subdivision, site plan or conditional use, direct issuance of a permit for a building or structure in the bed of a mapped street or public drainageway, flood control basin or public area reserved on the Official Map and direct issuance of a permit for a building or structure not related to a street.
They meet bi-monthly.