Area in Need of Redevelopment

Will Bound Brook be bound to the Revo Redevelopment Application for 105 Residential Units?

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NOTICE OF HEARING BOROUGH OF BOUND BROOK PLANNING BOARD TAKE NOTICE, that on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., a public hearing will be held before the Borough of Bound Brook Planning Board at the Bound Brook Municipal Building located at 230 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805 to consider the application of REVO Bound Brook, LLC for Preliminary & Final Site Plan Approval and such variances, deviations, waivers or relief that may be required upon an analysis of the plans and testimony at the PUBLIC HEARING for properties located at 504-507 East Main Street, designated as Block 13.03, Lots 1 and 12.01 and Block 13, Lot 10.01 on the Tax Map of the Borough of Bound Brook, New Jersey and situated in Zone B/R (Business/Residential District) and Redevelopment Zone Sub-Area 1.4. The Applicant is proposing to demolish all existing buildings and construct a new, six-story, mixed use building containing one hundred and five (105) apartment units and 5,740 sq. ft. of retail space along with associated parking areas and signage. Currently, Block 13.03, Lot 12.01 and Block 13, Lot 10.01 are owned by the Borough of Bound Brook while Block 13.03, Lot 1 is owned by 507 East Main, LLC. The properties are part of a Redevelopment Plan encompassing the existing Bound Brook Hotel in addition to additional parcels in the vicinity. The application and supporting documents are on file with the Secretary of the Borough of Bound Brook Planning Board and may be inspected at the Borough of Bound Brook Municipal Building, Planning Department, located at 230 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805 during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 a .m. to 4:00 p.m. Any interested party may appear at said hearing and participate therein in accordance with the regulations of the Municipal Land Use Law and rules of the Board. Hehl & Hehl, PC Attorneys for the Applicant 12/23/2016 $93.00

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Bayonne to Consider 6 Story – 72 Unit Redevelopment on North Street

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North Street Properties, LLC Public Notice PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Bayonne Planning Board (the “Board”) will hold a public hearing on January 10, 2017, 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, bulk variance, and RSIS de minimis exception approval (the “Application”) by North Street Properties, LLC (“Applicant”) with respect to property having street addresses of North Street BTW #105A and 107 (a.k.a. 105.5 North Street) and North Street Rear, which are designated as Block 295, Lot 16 and Lot 17 on the City of Bayonne Tax Map (the “Property”). The Property is subject to a redevelopment plan entitled “Redevelopment Plan, Block 295, Lots 16 and 17 105.5 North Street,” which permits multi-family residential housing. The Property is currently vacant. Applicant seeks approval to construct a new 6-story, 68-foot multi-family apartment building containing approximately 127,748 square feet of residential floor area and consisting of seventy-two (72) residential units. The proposed building will also contain ninety (90) parking spaces along with various other site improvements, including, but not limited to, landscaping, fencing, and lighting. Applicant seeks bulk variance/design exception approval for the following: building height greater than permitted; number of stories greater than permitted; lot coverage greater than permitted; and building step-backs less than required. Applicant seeks approval of the following de minimis exceptions from the Residential Site Improvement Standards (“RSIS”): compact parking stalls whereas the RSIS does not permit same; number of parking spaces less than required; and drive aisle width less than required. Applicant further 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/or the Board’s Administrative Officer and will be 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. North Street Properties, LLC By: Michael Miceli, Esq. Weiner Lesniak, LLP 629 Parsippany Road P.O. Box 0438 Parsippany, NJ 07054 12/24/16 $85.00

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Lakewood Planning Board to Hear Shopping Center Redevelopment Application for just Under 200,000 sf

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TOWNSHIP OF LAKEWOOD PLANNING BOARD OCEAN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Board (the “Board”) of the Township of Lakewood (the “Township”) will, on January 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lakewood Township Municipal Building, 231 3rd Street, Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, 08701, or at such other time and place as the Board may adjourn thereafter, hold a public hearing (the “Hearing”) to consider an application for preliminary and final major site plan approval, minor subdivision approval, “bulk” or “c” variance relief, design waiver relief, and such other relief and approval as may be determined by the Board or its consultants to be necessary (the “Application”) made by Lakewood Shopping Village, LLC (the “Applicant”) and Cedarbridge Development, LLC (“Cedarbridge”) to permit the development of an approximately 196,820 sq. ft. shopping center consisting of thirteen (13) retail buildings along with associated site improvements including internal driveways, means of ingress and egress, parking, curbing, landscaping, lighting, signage, stormwater management facilities, and the like (the “Project”) at that certain real property within the Township located at the corner of Pine Street and the Avenue of the States and formally identified on the Township’s tax map as Lot 1 in Block 961.02 (the “Lot 1″). Lot 1 consists of approximately 86.84 acres and is located in the Township’s DA-1 Cedarbridge Gioropment Area Zoning District (the “Redevelopment Area”). Lot 1 has been determined by the Township to be an “area in need of redevelopment” and the Township has adopted a redevelopment plan that governs development on Lot 1 (the Cedarbridge Redevelopment Plan, adopted pursuant to Ordinance 1990-143, January 25, 1990, as subsequently amended) (the “Redevelopment Plan”), all in accordance with the New Jersey Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. § 40A:12A-1, et. seq. (“LRHL”). Cedarbridge is currently the designated redeveloper of the Redevelopment Area. Lot 1 consists of vacant and underutilized land. The Applicant and Cedarbridge jointly propose to subdivide a 48.44 acre portion of Lot 1, to create a proposed new lot (the “Project Lot”) on which the Project is proposed to be developed. The Applicant then proposes that the Project will be developed in two phases. The first phase is proposed to consist of the construction of seven retail buildings (with associated site improvements) and the second phase is proposed to consist of the construction of six additional retail buildings (with additional associated site improvements). At full build-out, the Project is also proposed to include a playground area. The Project has been designed to conform to the requirements of the Lakewood Township Unified Development Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) and the Redevelopment Plan, however, the Applicant will seek “bulk” or “c” variance relief in accordance with the LRHL and the New Jersey Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. § 40:55D-1, et. seq. (“MLUL”) to permit a front yard parking setback of 6 ft. whereas the Redevelopment Plan requires a front yard parking setback of 20 ft. The Applicant will also seek any other variances, waivers, exceptions, approvals, or other relief determined by the Board or its consultants to be necessary, without further public notice. A copy of the Application and supporting documentation is on file in the office of the Board Secretary at the Lakewood Township Municipal Building, 231 3rd Street, Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, 08701 and is available for public inspection during regular business days and hours. This Notice is given pursuant to the MLUL. Any interested person may appear in person, through his attorney, or through his designated agent at the Hearing at the time and place herein stated and be heard on this Application. LAKEWOOD SHOPPING VILLAGE, LLC By: Michael A. Bruno, Esq. Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, PC 125 Half Mile Road, Suite 300 Red Bank, NJ 07701 Attorney for the Applicant ($108.75)

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Hoboken Approves Monroe Center’s Mixed-Use Project with 424 Residential Units & 25,000+ Retail

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NOTICE OF DECISION PLANNING BOARD OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on December 6, 2016, the Planning Board of the City of Hoboken adopted a resolution (“Resolution”) memorializing its November 30, 2016 approval of the application of Monroe Center Hoboken Urban Renewal, LLC (“Applicant”) for preliminary and final major site plan approval and preliminary and final major subdivision approval (“Approvals”) to permit a redevelopment project (referred to as Monroe Center Phase III) comprised of 424 residential units (ten (10%) percent of which will be affordable units), 25,500+/- square feet of space for commercial/retail uses along with not less than 415 on-site parking spaces in a parking deck at property subject to the Northwest Redevelopment Plan, as amended. The redevelopment project is proposed to be developed pursuant to the terms of a Redevelopment Agreement between the Applicant and the City of Hoboken. The residential units, commercial/retail space and parking deck are to be constructed in a building ranging in height from 121 feet 4 inches to 165 feet, measured from the design flood elevation, at property known as 701 Harrison Street and identified as Block 80, Lot 1.01 on the tax map of the City of Hoboken (the “City”) and which building also will include roof decks, green roofs recreation and other amenities. In addition, the portion of the former Jackson Street between 7th and 8th Streets, identified as Block 81, Lot 2.01, will be developed as promenade or plaza space. The Approvals also permit the development of approximately 26,477+/- square feet of property comprising a portion of Block 81, Lot 3.01 (identified on the current tax map as COOOB, sometimes referred to as Phase 4 or Unit B) as a plaza for public programming events which, when completed, is proposed to be conveyed to the City by its owner. The plaza will also contain a 2,099+/- square feet area that will remain a part of Lot 81, Lot 3.01 (identified on the current tax map as COOOA, sometimes referred to as Phase 1 or Unit A) that is not proposed to be conveyed to the City. The Approvals permit the improvement of another portion of Block 81, Lot 3.01 (identified on the current City tax map as COOOC, sometimes referred to as Phase 5 or Unit C) as a public park that also is proposed to be conveyed to the City after improvements are completed. The Approvals also permit the development of property identified on the City tax map as Block 74, Lots 3-20, also known as 605 Jackson Street, 625 Jackson Street, 629-633 Jackson Street and 628-632 Monroe Street, with a public park and children’s playground area at the 7th Street end of the property and a 6,825+/- square foot gym near the Jubilee Center on the southerly end of the property all of which property is proposed to be conveyed to the City following completion of the improvements. The Resolution has been filed in and is available for public review at the Office of the Planning and Zoning Boards of the City of Hoboken, Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, New Jersey, and is available for public review Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., holidays and furlough days excepted. Monroe Center Hoboken Urban Renewal, LLC, Applicant By: Its Attorneys, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Meryl A.G. Gonchar, Esq. 973-643-7000 12/14/16 $85.00

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City of Elizabeth Looks at Redevelopment

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TAKE NOTICE THAT, at its Thursday, July 07, 2016, a regular meeting, The Planning Board of the City of Elizabeth took the following actions: Approved the following application: P-07-16, 651 Kapkowski Road, JG Elizabeth II, LLC, The Mills @ Jersey Gardens Mall, and; TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, the following Redevelopment Plans, and other items were approved, and recommended to City Council for action: presented by Victor e. vinegar, pp, pe, City Planner: 1. Condemnation Redevelopment Study for 56-78 Murray Street Parcel; 2. Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Study of 1029-1061 Newark Avenue Study Area; 4. An Ordinance #_TBD_, to amend & Supersede, Section 17.52.100, of the Land Development Control Ordinance, Chapter 17, “Fees for Professional Services, re: Deposits with Municipality-Escrow, & Interest”, and; TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, the following application was tabled to September 1, 2016, notice required/no fee: P-10-15, 852-854 & 856-858 Jersey Avenue, 852 Jersey Holdings, LLC; 3. A Condemnation Redevelopment Study of the East Broad Street Redevelopment Area. GORDON HAAS, BOARD CHAIRMAN 7/25/2016 $60.45

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Jersey City Adds Icing to the Cake Permitting, Additional Floor to be Constructed at Van Vorst Site

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NOTICE OF DECISION – – On June 28, 2016, the Jersey City Planning Board adopted a Resolution, Case No. P15-011, granting 207 Van Vorst Street Realty (Phase II) LLC final major site plan approval to construct a 16 story mixed-use building with 153 residential units, approximately 4,866 sq. ft. of commercial space, an 11,300 sq. ft. public plaza, cross street improvements to Van Vorst and Morris St., and a walkway to the light rail subject to approval by New Jersey Transit on property at 193 Van Vorst Street, Jersey City, NJ in the Tidewater Basin and Liberty Harbor North Redevelopment Plan areas a/k/a Block 14205, Lot 15,17.01 and 18. A deviation was granted allowing the building to be 16 stories instead of 15 stories. A copy of the resolution and plans are available for public inspection on any working day between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Jersey City Planning Office, 30 Montgomery Street, 14th Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302. Connell Foley LLP James C. McCann, Esq. 07/11/16 $85.00

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Jersey City Planning Board Approves 1181 Units on Coles Street

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LEGAL NOTICE Planning Board of the City of Jersey City RE: 286-298 Coles Street, Jersey City, NJ Block 6003, Lots 1, 2, 3 & 4 Block 6004, Lots 1 & 2 Block 6005, Lot 13 and part of Lot 7 Case No. P014-040.1 Please be advised that an application has been approved by the Planning Board of the City of Jersey City filed by Coles Street Development Co., LLC (“the Applicant”) for property located at Block 6003, Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4; Block 6004, Lots 1 and 2; Block 6005, Lot 13 and part of 7 as shown on the tax map of the City of Jersey City. The approval was for Amended Preliminary and Final Site Plan Approval with Deviations for the construction of 3 buildings consisting of 1181 residential units with 720 parking spaces located at 286-298 Coles Street. The Planning Board approved variance relief from permitted height and minimum unit size in Zone 4 of the Mixed Zone of the Jersey Avenue ParkRedevelopment Plan. A resolution memorializing this approval was adopted by the Planning Board of the City of Jersey City at a meeting held on April 19, 2016. A copy of this Resolution is available for public inspection on any weekday during normal business hours at the Department of Economic Development at 30 Montgomery Street, Suite 1400, Jersey City, NJ Date: May 3, 2016 Donald M. Pepe, Esq. Scarinci Hollenbeck One River Centre 331 Newman Springs Road Building 3, Suite 310 Red Bank, NJ 07701-5692 05/04/16 $125.16

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Jersey City Planning Board Permits Rehab to Existing 7 Story Building in Powerhouse Arts District

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LEGAL NOTICE OF ACTION TAKEN CITY OF JERSEY CITY PLANNING BOARD PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on January 12, 2016, the City of Jersey City Planning Board (“Planning Board”) took action to approve the application of PS First Hudson Urban Renewal, LLC (“Applicant”) in connection with property located at 133 Second Street (formerly known as 124-142 First Street) and designated as Block 11503, Lot 1 on the Tax Map of the City of Jersey City (“Property”) as well as improvements in the City’s public right-of-way areas adjacent to the Property known as First Street, Second Street, Provost Street and Warren Street (“Right-of-Way Areas”). The Planning Board granted preliminary and final major site plan approval with deviations in order for the Applicant to rehabilitate and use the existing seven (7) story historic building located on the Property as a self-storage facility with accessory uses related thereto as well as approval to dedicate approximately 6,200 square feet of the first floor of the building to commercial/retail uses as permitted by the governing Powerhouse Arts District Redevelopment Plan (“RedevelopmentPlan”). The deviations from the terms of the Redevelopment Plan, which were granted by the Planning Board related to the Applicant’s inability to provide a fountain/sculpture in the sidewalk adjacent to the Property, sidewalk coloring, improvements in the Right-of-Way Areas, screening of rooftop mechanical equipment, landscaping, interior parking aisle width and lighting levels. The Planning Board also took action to adopt a resolution memorializing its decision to approve the aforementioned application on January 12, 2016 (“Resolution of Approval”). A copy of the Resolution of Approval is on file and available for inspected by the public in the Division of City Planning, located at 30 Montgomery Street, Suite 1400, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302 during working hours (between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm). You may call the Division of City Planning at 201-547-5010 to confirm its hours. PS FIRST HUDSON URBAN RENEWAL, LLC, Applicant Lisa A. John-Basta, Esq. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Attorneys for Applicant One Boland Drive West Orange, New Jersey 07052 01/16/16 $85.00

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Bayonne’s 8th Street Station On Its Way!

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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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Rahway Approves Mixed Use Complex

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CITY OF RAHWAY NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Board of the City of Rahway, pursuant to the requirements of the City of Rahway Central Business District Redevelopment Plan (the “Redevelopment Plan”) and the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. (MLUL), adopted a Resolution of Approval on April 28, 2015 approving the application of Dornoch Rahway II, LP for Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan Approval, Preliminary and Final Major Subdivision Approval and deviations from the Redevelopment Plan for a mixed use development consisting of 208 residential units and approximately 5,331 square feet of retail space on property known and designated as Block 318, Lots 1 through 10 and 23 as shown on the City of Rahway Tax Map; which land is located in the Central Business District Redevelopment Area (CBD-1 Subdistrict). The subject property is approximately 2.07 acres and has frontage on Main Street, East Cherry Street and Poplar Street. The application is made in accordance with that certain “Redevelopment Agreement” between Dornoch Rahway II Urban Renewal, LLC and the Rahway Redevelopment Agency dated October 1, 2014 (the “Redevelopment Agreement”) and in accordance with that certain Agreement of Sale between Dornoch Rahway II Urban Renewal, LP and the Rahway Parking Authority dated January, 2014 (the “Parking Authority Agreement”). The Resolution grants Applicant Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan Approval to allow the construction of two mixed use structures serving a total of 208 residential unit and approximately 5,331 sq. ft. of ground floor retail space. The proposed North Building will include 92 residential units and 1,970 square feet of retail space. The proposed South Building will include 116 residential units, 3,274 square feet of retail space, together with 3,697 square feet of amenity space and 1,742 square feet of leasing office space. Both the proposed North Building and proposed South Building will include four stories of residential units above a ground level story comprised of lobby space, retail use, garage parking and other building services, in addition to one story below grade comprised of garage parking and other building services. The Applicant further proposes the extension of Monroe Street from Main Street through the subject property to East Cherry Street (the “Monroe Street Extension”). In addition to the parking proposed under the North Building and under the South Building, Applicant is proposing on-street parking on Main Street (14 spaces); Poplar Street (2 spaces); Monroe Street Extension (13 spaces); and in the newly created Rahway Parking Authority Lot (26 spaces), which are part of the subject application. The Resolution of Approval further grants Applicant Preliminary and Final Major Subdivision Approval to subdivide the subject property into three (3) new tax lots. Proposed Lot 1.01, Block 318 (0.59 acres) is intended to serve the North Building. Proposed Lot 1.02, Block 318 (0.85 acres) is intended to serve the South Building. Proposed Lot 1.03, Block 318 (0.24 acres) is to serve a 26 space Rahway Parking Authority Lot which will be conveyed to the Rahway Parking Authority pursuant to the terms of the Parking Authority Agreement. The subdivision approval also includes the creation of the Monroe Street Extension. The Resolution of Approval grants Applicant the following deviations from the Redevelopment Plan pursuant to Section X-E of the Redevelopment Plan: (i) Minimum Lot Depth Deviation requested from Central Business District Redevelopment Plan, Page 9, Section IV-B.6(c) which requires 100 ft. minimum lot depth; whereas the Rahway Parking Authority Parking Lot has depth of 69.62 ft. (ii) Minimum Rear Yard deviation requested from Central Business District Redevelopment Plan, Page 9, Section IV-B.6(d)(i) which requires 10 ft. minimum rear yard setback; whereas proposed Lot 1.01 (North Building) has a rear yard setback of zero feet and whereas proposed Lot 1.02 (South Building) has a rear yard setback of 0.50 ft. (iii) On-Site Parking Spaces deviation requested from Central Business District Redevelopment Plan, Page 11, Section IV-E, which requires 208 on-site residential parking spaces; whereas 198 on-site residential garage parking spaces are proposed. Section IV-B.6(c) of the Redevelopment Plan requires, in general, 1.25 spaces per dwelling unit (1.25 x 208 dwelling units = 260 required spaces). Of these, a minimum of 1.0 space per dwelling unit (1.0 x 208 dwelling units = 208 spaces) shall be provided on site. The remaining required spaces shall be provided in on-street spaces, public or private parking lots and/or through a payment pursuant to the Parking Authority Agreement. The Resolution of Approval, application, the plans and related documents are on file and available for public inspection between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday, in the Office of the City Planner, 1 City Hall Plaza, Rahway, New Jersey 07065. Ronald L. Shimanowitz, Esq. Hutt & Shimanowitz, PC Attorneys for Applicant, Dornoch Rahway II, LP 459 Amboy Avenue/P.O. Box 648 Woodbridge, NJ 07095 (732) 634-6400 ($87.12)

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