Monthly Archives: September 2015

Union City Board of Commissioners Directs Planning Board to Study Area for Redevelopment

Public Notice:

CITY OF UNION CITY PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF DECISIONS The following are decisions rendered by the Planning Board at their Special Meeting held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the Colin Powell Elementary School. 1500 New York Avenue Union City, New Jersey. RESOLUTIONS No resolutions. APPLICATIONS to be presented: HEARINGS: 1. The City of Union City Board of Commissioners authorizing the Planning Board of the City of Union City to conduct a preliminary investigation and report to the Board of Commissioners to determine whether Block 184, Lots 1.01 & 1.02 and Block 185, Lots 12,14,17 & 30-42 is a Redevelopment area pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A: 12A-5 APPROVED 02/21/15 $58.36
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Bayonne’s 8th Street Station On Its Way!

Notice Content

Public Notice PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Bayonne Planning Board (the “Board”) will hold a public hearing on August 11, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bayonne City Hall, Dorothy E. Harrington Municipal Council Chambers, 630 Avenue, C, Bayonne, New Jersey, to review and act upon an application for preliminary and final major site plan approval (the “Application”) by 26 North Ave., LLC (“Applicant”) with respect to property having a street address of 26 North Street in the City of Bayonne, which is designated as Block 297, Lot 3 on the City of Bayonne Tax Map (the “Property”). The Property is located in the 8th Street Rehabilitation Area, which permits mixed use (residential/commercial) buildings. The Applicant will develop the Property in two phases. This Application is for Phase 1 only. As part of Phase 1, Applicant seeks approval to construct a 22-story/244-foot mixed use building (having a floor area of approximately 277,425 square feet) that will consist of 170 residential units and approximately 3,900 square feet of ground floor retail. The building will also contain amenities for the building’s residents such as a fitness center, a pool, and approximately 4,500 square feet of other amenity space. Applicant also proposes a 4-story parking deck that will house approximately 237 parking spaces. As part of the Application, the Applicant will be required to provide several public improvements in the area of the 8th Street Light Rail Station, including street trees, street lamps, a bus shelter, planters, lighted bollards, litter/recycling receptacles, decorative fencing, a mural on wall space underneath the rail bridge, banner posts on existing and proposed light poles for promotional banners, contributions towards Edward F. Clark Park and the upgrade of children’s playground equipment, colored sidewalks, and addition of 15 public parking spaces. Applicant seeks any and all exceptions, waivers, variances, interpretations, and other approvals as reflected on the filed plans (as same may be further amended or revised from time to time without further notice) and as may be determined to be necessary during the review and processing of the Application. When this case is called, interested parties may appear, either in person or by attorney, and present any objections which they may have to the Application. The hearing may be continued without further notice on such additional or other dates as the Board may determine. The Application and supporting materials (including maps and plans) will be on file with the Board and available for public inspection, at least 10 days prior to the hearing, at the Board offices located in Bayonne City Hall, 630 Avenue C, Bayonne, New Jersey, during regular business hours. 26 North Ave., LLC By: Michael Miceli, Esq. 07/31/15 $85.00

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Fairlawn to Consider Converting Herolds Farm to a Bottle King

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOROUGH OF FAIR LAWN ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at the Council Chamber, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, New Jersey, the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Borough of Fair Lawn will hold a public hearing on an application filed by 909 Glen Rock, LLC for a modification to an existing use variance, preliminary and final minor site plan approval and preliminary major subdivision approval. The parcel situated in Fair Lawn is commonly known as Saddle River Road and identified as tax lot 6, block 1808. The Applicant requests variance relief pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(d)(1) from the requirements of the Fair Lawn R-1-2 One-Family Residential Zoning District under Ordinance # 125-17 with respect to the proposed commercial parking lot use, which was previously granted in 1986. The Fair Lawn property is currently zoned for residential use; a commercial parking lot is not a permitted use in the zone. However, as a result of approvals granted by the Fair Lawn Zoning Board of Adjustment in 1986, a commercial parking lot presently exists on the Fair Lawn property and services the existing Herold’s Farm. The Applicant is presently seeking, among other things, to demolish the Herold’s Farm structure and construct a Bottle King market in its place. The property located in Fair Lawn will continue to be used as a commercial parking lot, whereby servicing the new Bottle King market. The Applicant will further seek any and all variances, variations, waivers, exceptions and interpretations as the Board and/or its professionals may consider to be required for this application. Specifically, on June 8, 1986, a zoning appeal application was filed with the Fair Lawn Zoning Board of Adjustment by Walter Amos and Edna Amos, at which time the Applicants sought to erect a new Herold’s Farm to replace the existing retail center. The structure is located in Glen Rock but a portion of the property is located in Fair Lawn. At that time, the applicants sought to use the portion of the Property located in Fair Lawn for off-street parking. The application was approved. This application, combined with the pending application before the Glen Rock Planning Board, seeks a five (5) lot subdivision; four (4) residential and one (1) commercial lot; one (1) residential lot located within the Borough of Fair Lawn and the partial parking area of the commercial lot located in Fair Lawn with the remaining lots and site located in Glen Rock. Applicant is seeking preliminary and final major site plan approval and preliminary major subdivision approval for the property located at 909 Prospect Street, Glen Rock, NJ (“Property”) from the Glen Rock Planning Board. The Property is situated in Glen Rock, NJ, with a portion of the Property located in Fair Lawn, NJ. The parcel situated in Glen Rock is known as tax lot 16.02, block 254. The entire site is comprised of 123,337 square feet, or 2.83 acres. Applicant is proposing to remove all on-site structures, utilities, and other site improvements and construct a new building consisting of 15,712 square feet to be used as a Bottle King market with parking. The parking lot in Fair Lawn, which presently has 12 parking spaces, will be partially located in Fair Lawn and will continue to have 12 parking spaces in Fair Lawn. Applicant is also proposing four residential lots. The existing impervious coverage for the site is 65,373 s.f. or 53%. It is comprised as follows: Buildings = 16,693 s.f. Macadam = 38,263 s.f. Concrete, Pavers, Etc. = 10,417 s.f. The proposed impervious coverage is 58,578 s.f. or 47.5%. It is comprised as follows: Buildings = 15,712 s.f. Macadam = 40,748 s.f. Concrete, Pavers, Etc. = 2,118 s.f. There is a total decrease of impervious coverage of 6,795 s.f. A total of 4,896 s.f. of impervious area lies within the Borough of Fair Lawn, which will have a 1,530 s.f. decrease. Thus, the total proposed impervious coverage in Fair Lawn will be 3,366. The Property is located in zones A-2 and C-1 in Glen Rock and zone R-1-2 in Fair Lawn. The Applicant will further seek any and all variances, variations, waivers, exceptions and interpretations as the Board and/or its professionals may consider to be required for this application. The application is on file in Room 216 of the Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, New Jersey and is available for inspection weekdays between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Any interested party may appear at said hearing and participate therein in accordance with the rules of the Zoning Board of Adjustment. GREGORY K. ASADURIAN, ESQ. KAUFMAN, SEMERARO & LEIBMAN, L.L.P. Two Executive Drive, Suite 530 Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024 Tel. No. (201) 947-8855 Attorneys for Applicant 909 Glen Rock, LLC July 18, 2015-Fee:$133.25(141) 3895696

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East Rutherford to Consider Sterling Development Application for Apartments

NOTICE OF HEARING OF PLANNING BOARD BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD AMENDED APPLICATION BY THE STERLING DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC FOR PRELIMINARY MAJOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL ADDRESS: OAK STREET AT AND BETWEEN CENTRAL AVENUE AND PATERSON AVENUE, EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ Block: 26 Lots: 1 and 2 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing of the East Rutherford Planning Board will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, August 10, 2015, in the Municipal Building at One Everett Place, East Rutherford, NJ. The hearing is the continuation of the application filed by The Sterling Development Group, LLC for preliminary major site plan approval for Lots 1 and 2 in Block 26, East Rutherford, to permit the construction of a multi-family residential development consisting of 208 dwelling units located in two structures and a proposed on-site parking garage. Applicant had previously filed an application for variances from the requirements of East Rutherford’s Zoning and Land Use Ordinances with respect to the minimum required distance between buildings, the percentage of affordable units, the placement of a drive aisle in the setback, and maximum building coverage, as well as waivers from the East Rutherford Site Plan Review Ordinance regarding driveway grade, landscape screening for the parking lot, the parking stall size, the width of the sidewalk near parking areas, loading in the front yard, loading interfering with free flow of pedestrians to Building 2, the distance from the face of the curb to Building 1. Applicant now seeks to amend its application to include an additional variance from the parking requirements of the zoning ordinance, 389-56.F, as they relate to the number of spaces to be available for use by resident tenants and their guests, and an Additional waiver from the site plan ordinance, 327-49.C, which provides that no charge shall be assessed for the use of open off-street parking facilities, so as to permit the Applicant to assess a charge for those number of parking spaces that exceed the proposed development’s projected need for parking, and such other variances, waivers or other relief as the Planning Board may deem necessary or appropriate. If any additional relief is requested or required in the opinion of the Board, it will be presented by the Applicant at the hearing. This notice is being published pursuant to the requirements of the ordinances of the Borough of East Rutherford and the Municipal Land Use Law. Copies of the application and all plans and reports are available for inspection by the public between the hours of 9 AM and 4 PM at the Borough Municipal Building at One Everett Place, East Rutherford, NJ. DATE: July 31, 2015 THOMAS H. BRUINOOGE, ESQ. LLC a New Jersey limited liability company d/b/a BRUINOOGE & ASSOCIATES Attorneys for Applicant The Sterling Development Group, LLC By: THOMAS H. BRUINOOGE, ESQ. 301 Route 17 North, Suite 505, Rutherford, NJ 07070 (201) 939-3303 July 31, 2015-fee:$73.71 (78) 3901605

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