Monthly Archives: September 2014

Lyndhurst Planning Board To Determine Redevelopment Status on 40 Properties

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLANNING BOARD TOWNSHIP OF LYNDHURST   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Board of the Township of Lyndhurst, Bergen County, New Jersey will hold a public hearing on October 15, 2014 at 6:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard (including on a different date), at the Municipal Building, 367 Valley Brook Avenue, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, 07071. The public hearing is being conducted pursuant to the New Jersey Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq.The hearing may be adjourned from time to time in accordance with the procedures of the Lyndhurst Planning Board. The purpose of the public hearing is to assist the Planning Board in its investigation to determine whether approximately forty (40) properties, proposed and potential redevelopment parcels, described below, and as further depicted on a map of the proposed area(s), is a redevelopment area according to the criteria set forth in Section 5 of the New Jersey Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. The Township’s Redevelopment Consultant is preparing a report, to be made available prior to the hearing, indicating that certain of the aforesaid properties listed below may satisfy the requirements of the New Jersey Redevelopment and Housing Law and may be designated an area in need of redevelopment for the reasons set forth in State Law. This designation may only be done after all evidence is gathered and the Planning Board hears from any interested party(s) desiring to take part in the process. The area to be investigated by the Planning Board includes the following properties generally located along Ridge Road, Stuyvesant Avenue and Valley Brook Avenue, in the retail/commercial area of the Township.  Block 96 Lots 1, 2 Block 97 Lots1, 2, 3, 4 Block 89 Lots7, 8 Block 90 Lots 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 Block 98 Lots, 1, 2, 3, 4, and Lots 16 through 24 inclusive. Block 91 Lots11, 12.01, 12.02  Block 12 Lot 5 Block 66 Lots 1, 2, 3, 23, 5 and 6 Block 66 Lots 9, 10, 8,7 The above properties are subject to being included in the Lyndhurst Town Center Redevelopment Area. However, none of these properties are subject to condemnation. This area, including the identification of each parcel is included on the June 2014 Map depicting the “Lyndhurst Town Center Redevelopment – Area In Need Of Redevelopment Parcels”.This map of the areas shows the location and boundaries of the proposed and on going redevelopment area(s) and the location of the various parcels of property included therein. This map can be inspected at the office of the municipal clerk or at the office of the land use administrator located at the Lyndhurst Municipal Building Annex, 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071. The resolution of the Township of Lyndhurst Board of Commissioners setting forth the basis for the investigation of the above listed properties is also available at the office of the municipal clerk.  In addition to the previously identified properties, a property previously designated as an area in need of redevelopment the parcel at Block 89, Lot 9 is being identified as an area in need of redevelopment subject to condemnation, as required by P.L. 2013, Chapter 159. This property is known as the Lincoln School. In addition to the foregoing work and investigation the Lyndhurst Planning Board is being asked to determine whether the properties at Block 67, Lots 1, 20, and 19 shall be included in an area in need of redevelopment.  At the public hearing, which may be adjourned from time to time, the Lyndhurst Planning Board shall hear all persons who are interested in or would be affected by a determination that the delineated area is a redevelopment area. A redevelopment area is intended to improve the quality of life and property values of the affected area.  Any affected party may appear in person or by agency or by attorney and present testimony, or submit evidence in writing to the Planning Board. All favorable statements and objections to a determination that the area is in need of redevelopment and evidence in support of both favorable statements and objections, given orally or in writing, shall be received and duly considered by the Lyndhurst Planning Board and made part of the public record. Don Spagnuolo Land Use Administrator September 26, October 3, 2014 – Fee: $238.14 (126) 3753532

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