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North Wildwood now permits duplexes as a conditional use

From the North Wildwood Planning Board Secretary: New North Wildwood Land Development Zoning Ordinance adopted on December 26, 2018 now permits duplexes on a minimum/existing 5,000 sq. ft. lots AS A CONDITIONAL USE (i.e. meaning site plan approval is required by the Planning Board). Site plan application must meet conditions as specified in Chap. 2...
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Stone Harbor to amend pool setback standards

On July 3, 2018, the Borough of Stone Harbor introduced an ordinance to relax the building requirements for swimming pools within the rear yard setback area to the bulkhead line on bayfront lots. Currently there is no standard for pools and the general 10 foot setback applies. That is being reduced to 5 feet, limited in height to 8.7 feet NAVD 88 p...
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NEW POOL REGULATIONS FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

The New Jersey Public Recreational Bathing Facility Code, N.J.A.C. 8:26-1.1 et seq. ("the Code") was recently amended in ways that will impact community associations ( e.g. , condominium and homeowners' associations) having at least three dwelling units. These changes to the Code range from minor housekeeping matters to more significant operational...
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New Sign Ordinance Enacted in Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township has very recently enacted a new ordinance regulating signs in the Township. A full copy of the newly adopted sign ordinance can be read at the link above. For any questions about the new ordinance please call Michael Peacock, Esquire at (609) 927-1177.   File Name: Egg Harbor Township's new sign ordinance ​ ​ File Size: 397...
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Supreme Court Rules That “Complete” Application Must be Filed for Time of Application Rule to Apply

On June 20, 2018, the New Jersey Supreme Court handed down its decision in Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Zoning Board of Adjustment of Township of Franklin and affirmed the Appellate Division's holding that a "complete" application for development, as defined under the Municipal Land Use Law ("MLUL"), must be filed in order for a developer to take advantag...
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Construction Permit No Longer Required for Roofing & Siding Jobs on One & Two Family Dwellings

The NJ Department of Community Affairs has reclassified roofing or siding jobs on one and two-family dwellings as minor work and ordinary maintenance, and now includes them on its list of home improvement jobs that no longer are subject to inspection. As such, it is no longer necessary to secure a construction permit to perform the work. The new ru...
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NPD Partner Eric Goldstein Obtains Dismissal of Complaint before NJ Department of Education

Following a full trial on the issues, an NJ Administrative Law Judge recently ruled in favor of NPD Partner Eric Goldstein, upholding the results of an extensive investigation by the Hamilton Township (Atlantic County) School District that resulted in the complete protection of a student who had been intimidated by another child. The judge found th...
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New Developer-Friendly Site Plan Bond Requirements Enacted

On January 15, during his last day in office, Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Assembly Bill 1425/Senate Bill 3233, which implements major reforms to the requirements for the posting of performance and maintenance guarantees under the Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL), N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. The new law is effective immediately. Municipalities ar...
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