Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kearny Considers Changes to the Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan

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TOWN OF KEARNY Planning Board Town Hall Annex – 410 Kearny Avenue Kearny, New Jersey 07032 (201) 955-7881 Fax (201) 998-5171 Notice of Hearing PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: That SCHUYLER CROSSING URBAN RENEWAL, LLC has appealed to the Kearny Planning Board of the Town of Kearny for Preliminary and Final Site Plan with Variances and Waivers Application(s) from the following terms of Articles and Sections of the Subdivision of Land and Site Plan Review Ordinance, the Zoning Ordinance, and/or the Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan: Variances – Two Variances from Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan: 1) Pg. 40: 83% impervious coverage proposed where 80% is allowed and 82.2% exists. 2) Pg. 39: Two (2) ground signs (site ID) proposed where such signs are prohibited. A de minimis exception is required from the parking requirements of the Residential Site Improvement Standards (RSIS) which require 133 residential parking spaces, where Applicant proposes 106 residential parking spaces. Waivers – ? 36-6.2b.16: Waiver requested from submitting drawing of all existing drainage within five hundred (500′) feet of any boundary. ? 36-12.2d.2: Waiver requested from providing 10′ x 20′ parking stalls. 9′ x 18′ stalls have been provided. 9′ x 18′ stalls meet the requirements of RSIS and the Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan. ? 36-12.2(f): Waiver requested to allow the site driveway to be 5.3 feet from an adjacent site driveway where 20 feet is required. ? 36-12.2(f)(2)(c): Waiver requested to allow curb radii of 7 feet and 15 feet where 25 feet minimum is required for site driveways. ? 36-12.4(3): Waiver requested from the requirement that all lighting be shielded to restrict the maximum apex angle of the cone of illumination to 150 degrees. ? 36-12.9(c)(3)(c): Waiver requested to provide handicapped parking spaces sized in conformance with ADA standards in lieu of 12-foot wide spaces as required by ordinance. Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan Pg. 46: Waiver requested to provide unshielded lights along the east and west property lines where only shielded lights are allowed. Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan Pg. 53a: Waiver requested to landscape about 4% of the parking area where 10% is required. TO PERMIT: The development of that certain real property located at Block 242, Lots 34, 35 & 36, as shown on the Tax Map of the Town of Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey (the “Premises”), which is located in a Mixed Use Sub-District of the Transit Oriented District of the Schuyler Avenue Redevelopment Plan. The Applicant seeks to construct two proposed multi-family apartment buildings, totaling 70 residential units with associated garage and surface parking. Further, the Applicant shall seek approval of any other waivers, variances, exceptions, and other relief that may be deemed necessary by the Board. The premises are located at 311-337 Bergen Avenue, Block 242, Lots 34, 35 & 36, as shown on the Town of Kearny tax map. This appeal is now on the Board’s calendar and a public hearing has been ordered for February 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, 402 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, New Jersey 07032 at which time you may appear either in person or by agent, or attorney at the hearing of this appeal. This notice is published by the applicant, by order of the Kearny Planning Board. All documents relating to this application may be inspected by the public between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the office of the Secretary of the Board, Town Hall Annex, 410 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, New Jersey 0032. Respectfully, Schuyler Crossing Urban Renewal, LLC Dated: January 19, 2015 By: _______________________________________ Christopher H. Minks, Attorney for Applicant 01/23/15 $105.79

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Somers Point Planning Board “Entertains” redevelopment proposal

Public Notice:


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF SOMERS POINT
PLANNING BOARD

Please take notice that the Somers Point City Planning Board has rescheduled its regular meeting of the board from February 18, 2015 at 7 p.m. to February 4, 2015 at 7.p.m. at the Somers Point City Hall, located at 1 West New Jersey Avenue , Somers Point, NJ. 08244,
Among other issues on the agenda, the board will entertain a presentation concerning a redevelopment proposal of an area located at the following Block and Lot designations:
Block 1114, Lots 3, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03 and 4.04
A map depicting the properties which are the subject of the Planning Board’s meeting are available for public inspection during regular business hours at the office of the Somers Point City Municipal Clerk located at 1 West New Jersey Avenue , Somers Point, NJ, 08244
Public input and participation are welcome.

Georgianna Hutchinson
Land Use Administrator,
City of Somers Point
Printer Fee: $18.36
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Pub Date: January 24, 2015

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Milltown Looks for Special Council for Redevelopment Area

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BOROUGH OF MILLTOWN PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Milltown (the “Borough”) will be seeking qualifications for the provisions of certain professional and extraordinary un-specifiable services. The qualifications are being sought as part of a fair and open process being undertaken by the Borough pursuant to N. J. S. A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq. Responses to provide the services will be received by the Borough at their office, Milltown Municipal Building, 39 Washington Avenue, Milltown, New Jersey until 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at which time the responses will be publicly opened and the name of the responder shall be read aloud. Qualifications will be accepted for the following: SPECIAL COUNSEL – MILLTOWN FORD AVENUE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY The Milltown Ford Avenue Redevelopment Agency is seeking Special Counsel for legal services for its redevelopment activities. The minimum threshold criteria that will be utilized for the evaluation of the responses shall be as follows: a) Licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey for a mini- mum of five (5) years; b) Evidence of professional liability insurance; c) Representation of governmental entities in the field of redevelopment, with particular emphasis on municipal improve- ment authorities, for a minimum of three (3) years; and d) Knowledge of the Borough and its operations. In addition to the criteria set forth above, all responses must include the following; a) Full name and business address b) List of licensed professionals employed. c) Confirmation of authority to do business in the State of New Jersey and d) List of public entities served by business entity including dates of service. Responses shall be reviewed by the Milltown Borough Clerk according to the above criteria. The Borough Clerk shall recommend to the Ford Avenue Redevelopment Agency, selection of the professional or business entity for the position so advertised and the Agency shall confirm or approve such recommendation by resolution. Individuals and/or firms are to submit two (2) copies of their responses to: Michael Januszka, Milltown Municipal Clerk, 39 Washington Avenue, Milltown, New Jersey 08850. Questions concerning this notice may be directed to Michael S. Januszka, at 732-828-2100 x181. ($51.04)
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Planning Board to Hear Developer’s Application for Mixed-Use In Piscataway

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PISCATAWAY TOWNSHIP TAKE NOTICE Stanley Karczynski, P.O. Box 1487, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, has requested major preliminary and final site plan with variances, major preliminary and final subdivision approvals to allow for a mixed use development of apartments, commercial, retail and zone on the Piscataway Township Tax Map. This application is seeking approval for a mixed use development and subdivision for residential and commercial (retail and office) where required for a maintenance garage setback from the railroad right-of-way is 40 feet and proposed is a maintenance garage located 28 feet from the railroad right-of-way; and, where the maximum permitted building height of the clubhouse facility is 30 feet and proposed is a height of 38 feet to the top of the proposed cupola and 34 1/2 feet to the top of the chimney for property located at Old New Brunswick Road, Piscataway, New Jersey, also known as Block 4501, Lot 1.012 in a redevelopment zone on the Tax Map of the Township of Piscataway. Applicant separately requests such other variances, waivers and any other relief which result from any requested change to the site plan or subdivision by the Planning Board or any variances which in the opinion of the board may be needed. The Piscataway Township Planning Board will conduct a public hearing to obtain testimony on the application. The hearing will take place during a meeting of the Board which will be called to order at 7:30 P.M. on the 21st day of January, 2015 in the Meeting Room of the Public Works Center, 505 Sidney Road, Piscataway, NJ. Maps and documents pertaining to this application are available to the public for inspection Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Public Works Center, Municipal Complex, 505 Sidney Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 Stanley Karczynski, Applicant ($31.68)
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Waretown is where AB Realty will attempt to Development Homes and Marina

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TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Applicant, AB REALTY, LLC, has applied to the Redevelopment Agency of the Township of Ocean, Ocean County, for review and approval of a Redevelopment Application to construct six (6) residential single-family homes, a commercial marina and related accessory structures on the subject property which is known as Block 169, Lots 8.01, 12 & 13 on Pennsylvania Avenue, located in the Waterfront Development (WD) Zone, on the official Tax Map of the Township of Ocean. There is no development proposed for Block 191, Lot 13 which is located in R-1 Residential Zone. A copy of the Application has been filed with the office of the Redevelopment Agency, located at 50 Railroad Avenue, Waretown, New Jersey and may be inspected during normal business hours. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. before the Mayor and Council, (Redevelopment Agency) in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 50 Railroad Avenue, Waretown, New Jersey, at which time you may appear either in person or by agent or attorney and present any comments which you may have with regard to this Application. Dated: January 8, 2015 MARTIN A. McGANN, JR. 125 Highway 35 Red Bank, NJ 07701 Attorney for Applicant ($40.50)
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Riverbend Parcel of Harrison’s Waterfront Redevelopment Plan May See Hotel

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PUBLIC NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on January 28, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. the Planning Board (“Board”) for the Town of Harrison will hold a meeting in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, of the Harrison Town Hall, 318 Harrison Avenue, Harrison, New Jersey, for the purpose of continuing a public hearing concerning the application (“Application”) of Advance at Harrison, LLC (“Applicant”) involving Block 138.01, Lot 1 (1000 Rodgers Blvd S), which is generally bounded by Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard, Riverbend Drive, Guyon Drive, and Fifth Street, and which is located in the Waterfront Redevelopment Area (the “Property”). On the Property, which is commonly called Riverbend Parcel A, Applicant proposes to construct a 150-room hotel with related amenities, approximately 4,340 square feet of commercial space (likely for retail or restaurant use), and surface parking (the “Project”). From the Board, Applicant seeks preliminary and final site plan approval and relief from the Waterfront Redevelopment Plan to permit (i) fewer parking spaces than required; and (ii) building setbacks in excess of the 10′ maximum setback (as such relief is deemed necessary). Applicant also seeks relief from conditions imposed in Resolution 11 Plan-05 on November 14, 2011 (or any other previously adopted resolution concerning the Property), which require streetscape improvements to be completed on a block-by-block basis in the Riverbend area. Applicant proposes initially to complete the streetscape improvements located adjacent to the portion of the Property on which the hotel is proposed. Applicant also seeks any additional variances, deviations, design exceptions/waivers, submission waivers, interpretations, modifications of prior imposed conditions, and other approvals reflected on the filed plans (as same may be further amended from time to time without further notice) and as may be determined to be necessary during the review and processing of the Application. When the case is called, interested parties may appear at the hearing or any adjournment thereof either in person or by attorney, ask questions, and present evidence and offer statements or documentation that may be relevant to the Application. The hearing may be continued without further notice on such additional or other dates as the Board may determine. The application, maps, plans and related supporting materials will be available at least ten days prior to the hearing for public inspection in the office of the Secretary to the Board, Town Hall (basement), 318 Harrison Avenue, Harrison, New Jersey, during regular business hours, which are typically Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm. Please also take notice that Applicant also applied to the Harrison Redevelopment Agency (“HRA”) for its consent to construct the Project on the Property, which is in a redevelopment area, and for certain design deviations from the Waterfront Redevelopment Plan. By a resolution adopted on December 8, 2014, the HRA approved the application and granted design waivers related to the exposed foundation; the location of the trash facilities, transformers, and utility wires; the height of the street lights; the continuation of certain temporary sidewalks; and the number, area, location, and type of signage proposed. The resolution and application materials are available for public inspection in the HRA’s offices at 600 Essex Street, Harrison, New Jersey. Advance at Harrison, LLC By: Jennifer P. Smith, Esq. Gibbons P.C. One Gateway Center Newark, New Jersey 07102 (973) 596-4500 01/14/15 $85.00
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South Toms River says “get your redevelopment kicks on Route 166″

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BOROUGH OF SOUTH TOMS RIVER ORDINANCE NO. 1-15 EXPLANATORY NOTE THIS ORDINANCE ADOPTS THE ‘ROUTE 166 CORRIDOR WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT PLAN,’ PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING LAW, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. A COPY OF THIS PLAN IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS AT BOROUGH HALL. NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the foregoing Ordinance was introduced at a meeting of the Borough Council of the Borough of South Toms River, in the County of Ocean, and State of New Jersey on the 1st day of January, 2015, and will be considered for second reading and final passage at a meeting of said governing body to be held on the 26th of January, 2015 at 7pm at the Borough Hall, 144 Mill Street, South Toms River, New Jersey, at which any person desiring to be heard upon the same will be given an opportunity to do so. Joseph A. Kostecki, RMC Municipal Clerk ($31.50)
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Verona to hold Special Meeting To Determine 163 Bloomfield Ave. Future

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PLANNING BOARD TOWNSHIP OF VERONA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Special Meeting of the Planning Board of the Township of Verona, will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at the Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, NJ. At this time the Planning Board will consider the following: 1. Determination of Area in Need of Redevelopment Property located at 163 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona NJ and surrounding properties, Block 9, Lots 15 through 20, 24 and 52 William Brown, Chairman Verona Planning Board Veronal Cedar Grove Times-3793267 Fee: $18.72 December 25, 2014, January 1, 2015
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Woodbridge to Hear Mixed Use Application which will include Arts Center

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TOWNSHIP OF WOODBRIDGE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the undersigned has applied to the Woodbridge Township Planning Board for the relief described below in connection with the construction of a mixed-use development of 500 residential dwelling units, non-residential commercial space of approximately 25,000 square feet of floor area and an arts center building of approximately 10,000 square feet. The development is to be known as Station Village at Avenel and will include various site improvements including open space and a commuter parking area of approximately 40 parking spaces. The development site abuts Avenel Street across from its intersection with Wolfe Place and is east of the railroad right-of-way (Conrail North Jersey Coast Line) and the Avenel train station; a portion of the site abuts Rahway Avenue. The site is shown on the Woodbridge Township Tax Maps as Block 859.01, Lot 1.01 and Block 867, Lot 1.081. Applicant requests the following relief:

1. Preliminary and final site plan approval.

2. A variance, if needed, from the Avenel Arts Village Redevelopment Plan as to rear yard setback of a maintenance building at the northern area of the site.
3. A waiver or variance, as needed, from the Avenel Arts Village Redevelopment Plan to permit an identification sign at the entrance to the development on Avenel Street. The sign will be approximately 25 square feet.
4. A de minimis exception or waiver from the Residential Site Improvement Standards as to number of parking spaces.
5. Such other variances, waivers and other relief as may be required.

Copies of the application, plans and other supporting documents are on file in the office of the Woodbridge Township Planning Board at the Woodbridge Township Municipal Building, 1 Main Street, Woodbridge, New Jersey and are available there for inspection Monday through Friday during normal business hours. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this matter has been placed on the agenda of the Woodbridge Township Planning Board for January 21, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Woodbridge Township Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 1 Main Street, Woodbridge, New Jersey at which time you may appear in person or by attorney and present any comments or objections you may have to the relief sought. STATION VILLAGE AT AVENEL URBAN RENEWAL, LLC 90 Woodbridge Center Drive Suite 600 Woodbridge, NJ 07095 ($42.68)

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Lawrenceville To Hear 7 Lot Subdivision

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 12th day of January, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lower Level Conference Room of the Municipal Building at 2207 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrence Township, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, the Lawrence Township Planning Board will hold a hearing on the application of the undersigned, at which time and place all interested parties will be given an opportunity to be heard: LOCATION OF PREMISES: Block 902, Lot 8 on the Lawrence Township Tax Map (337 Lawrenceville Road, consisting of 3+ acres located at Route 206 and Mabel Avenue). NAME AND NATURE OF APPEAL OR APPLICATION: Applicants seek a subdivision to create seven (7) new residential lots, a lot for the existing home, and a lot for drainage purposes. The seven (7) new residential lots conform with the bulk requirements of the Township Ordinance. The Applicants’ proposal requires variances regarding front yard variances for the existing residence and the drainage basin lot does not conform with the setbacks or bulk requirements, and a buffer variance/waiver regarding adjacent use. Applicants request exceptions from design standards and any waivers or variances which the exigencies of the application may require. Furthermore, as part of the review and anticipated conditions of approval which may be imposed on the project, it is anticipated there may be a modification to the intersection of Mabel Avenue and Route 206. Copies of the application and plan are available for inspection at the office of the Lawrence Township Planning and Redevelopment, Municipal Building, weekdays (except holidays), between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. HARTSOUGH KENNY CHASE & SULLIVAN (Attorneys for Applicants James McGuire and Hugh McGuire) By: /S/ Gary R. Backinoff, Esq. Dated: December 22, 201412/26/2014 The Times $ 30.45
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