Kenneth A. Porro, Esq., Partner in our Litigation Department was interviewed as an Expert in Governmental Tree Regulations & related enforcement powers for the Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus by NJ.com. You can access the link here: http://tinyurl.com/b2b557a.
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Who says land use law is boring??? The NY Times reports on Jan 8 that Kate Hepburn’s former home in Fenwick Conn. is the subject of heated land use litigation. Seems the current owner had the temerity to erect 2, twelve inch square granite posts at his driveway entrance w/ the address number engraved. These ‘egregious’ […]
On May 5, 2011, a huge hole in the Municipal Land Use Law was finally closed when the Time Of Submission Law went into effect. Previously, applications submitted for development approvals were subject to municipal ordinances in effect at the time the decision was rendered. Thus, an applicant could go through the time and expense […]
As of June 28, 2012 both the General Assembly and Senate passed bills (A1338 and S743, respectively) extending the Permit Extension Act through December 31, 2014. The clock will begin to run again on January 1, 2015, and no approvals will extend beyond June 30, 2015 unless the validity of the approval would have extended beyond June […]
Extension of Nonresidential Development Fee Moratorium On August 24, 2011 Acting New Jersey Governor Kim Guadagno signed into law legislation which extends the moratorium on requiring developers to pay a nonresidential development fee to those projects which obtain final approval prior to July 1, 2013 provided a construction permit is issued before January 1, 2015. As […]
On June 27, 2011 both the New Jersey Senate (S2974) and Assembly (A4221) unanimoulsy introduced legislation modifying the “Statewide Non-Residential Fee Act”. The bill seeks to extend a moratorium on the requirement of these fees to any projects which obtained final approval prior to July 1, 2013 provided a construction permit is issued before January […]
Time of Decision Or Not Time Of Decision? That Is The Question By: Stuart D. Liebman Members of the land use and development community here in New Jersey are waiting anxiously to see whether or not our new Governor, Chris Christie, signs the Bill that was recently sent to the Governor’s desk after being […]