Archive | Land Use

Time of Submission Law

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 […]

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Waiver Rule

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will start enforcing the “Waiver Rule” (N.J.A.C. 7:1B) as of August 1, 2012. The Waiver Rule will give the NJDEP the authority to waive certain standards where those standards produce “unreasonable, unfair, or unintended results” that undermine the intent of the subject legislation. There is no automatic right […]

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