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CSL Plasma Applies to Brooklawn Planning & Zoning Board for Change of Use Approval to Operate Blood Plasma Donation Center

The application will be heard virtually on Jan. 27, 2021.

CSL Plasma has applied to the Borough of Brooklawn Planning and Zoning Board for change of use approval to operate a blood plasma donation center.

The proposed location is at the intersection of Browning Lane and Crescent Boulevard (and designated as Block 125, Lot 1 on the Borough’s Tax Map).

No new construction is proposed.

SJO reached out to Maria Branson, Planning/Zoning Board Secretary for the Borough of Brooklawn to ask if the donation center will be located in the part of Brooklawn Shopping Center in the vicinity of DaVita Dialysis is located and Ms. Branson believed that it was.

We will update this post if any additional is received.

In connection with the application, the applicant seeks additional exceptions, waivers, design waivers, variances, etc. and other approvals reflected on the filed plans.

There will be a virtual public hearing on the application on January 27, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Pursuant to Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders 103 and 107, the public hearing will be held by online/virtual means and/or telephonically only.

During the virtual public hearing, any interested party will have an opportunity to listen to and, if participating online, view the hearing in its entirety, be heard (ask questions, provide comments or offer evidence) by either participating online via Zoom or telephonically.

The Application and supporting materials will be available for public inspection at least 10 days before the virtual public hearing.

Members of the public wishing to view the Application or supporting materials may contact the Board Secretary by email to or by phone, during regular business hours, at (856) 456-0750, extension 104, in order to make an appointment to do so at the Borough of Brooklawn Borough Hall.

According to their website, CSL Plasma, is one of the world’s largest collectors of human plasma.

“As a leader in plasma collection, CSL Plasma is committed to excellence and innovation in everything we do. Our work helps to ensure that tens of thousands of people are able to live normal, healthy lives. We are committed to our work because lives depend on us,” the website states.

CSL Plasma, headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, is a division of CSL Behring, a global biotech leader headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

CSL Plasma operates one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated plasma collection networks, with more than 270 plasma collection centers in U.S., Europe and China and employs over 12,000 employees.

CSL Plasma is vertically integrated, meaning plasma collected at CSL Plasma facilities are used by CSL Behring for the sole purpose of manufacture and deliver its life-saving therapies to people in more than 100 countries.