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Permit Extension Act 2016

On June 30, 2016 Governor Christie signed an extension of the Permit Extension Act for projects located in counties impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Those counties, as defined within the bill, are Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties. The bill tolls the running of the approval period until December 31, […]

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Permit Extension Act

Please be aware that the Permit Extension Act is expiring on December 31, 2015. The clock will begin to run again on January 1, 2016 and no approvals will extend beyond June 30, 2016 unless the approval would have extended beyond June 30, 2016 without the benefit of the Act.  If you have an approval […]

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Ridgewood Planning Board Clears the Way for Downtown Housing Projects

This past Tuesday marked a major win for the Developers and Wells, Jaworski & Liebman, LLP before the Village Planning Board.    Developers were all smiles as they left Tuesday night’s meeting of the Planning Board, which approved four separate amendments to the village’s master plan, paving the way for high-density, multifamily housing projects downtown. […]

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Firm Announcement: Partner Ken Porro Selected to (201) Magazine’s Top Bergen Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that our partner Ken Porro, Esq. has been selected to 201 Magazine’s list of Top Lawyers in Bergen County.  Thousands of attorneys throughout Bergen County were contacted by PRS (Professional Research Services) and asked who they would recommend within the county in given areas of law.  The Top Lawyers list […]

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Update: Farmland Assessment Act

The New Jersey Legislature has provided for special farmland property tax assessments for land actively put to agricultural or horticultural use.  In order to qualify for the farmland assessment, the property must meet the requirements of the Farmland Assessment Act of 1964. N.J.S.A. 54:4-23.1, et seq. The purpose of the Farmland Assessment Act is to […]

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