Camden County NJ

Cherry Hill Looks at Redevelopment of Hampton Road

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TOWNSHIP OF CHERRY HILL PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF DECISIONS ___________________________ TAKE NOTICE that on the 6th day of April, 2015, the Planning Board of the Township of Cherry Hill in Camden County, NJ memorialized the following resolutions: Application #14-P-0037 (FC Cherry Hill, LLC & NM Cherry Hill, LLC). The Applicant has submitted an application for preliminary and final major site plan approval with bulk (c) variances to develop and extend an access driveway from the rear of Lot 5 (former Syms Clothing store) through Cardone Avenue (a private access right of way) to Marlkress Road (a County Road) for the property located at Block 437.01, Lots 3-9 and 21 on the tax maps of the Township of Cherry Hill. There are no variances requested or required with this application as the Applicant has provided appropriate evidence that they will comply with all required residential buffer requirements consistent with Ordinance Section 508.F. The applicant requested the Planning Board to recognize two existing nonconforming conditions, one related to number of parking space and one related to right of way parking setback, neither of which is affected by this application. Resolution 2015-4-1: On April 6, 2015, the Cherry Hill Planning Board reviewed and considered proposed amendments to various Articles of the Zoning Ordinance. Whereas, after a public hearing held on April 6, 2015, the following findings of facts were made, to wit and recommended to council for approval: a. Ordinance 2013-18, as amended, known as the Cherry Hill Township Zoning Ordinance, includes revisions to Article IX Fees, Guarantees, Inspections & Off-Tract Improvements, specifically Section 901.A, to amend various fees for the submission of planning and zoning board applications and the inclusion of Administrative Agent fees for the administration of affordable housing. b. Ordinance 2013-18, as amended, known as the Cherry Hill Township Zoning Ordinance, includes revisions to Article X Affordable Housing Procedural & Eligibility Requirements, specifically Section 1005.1.a and 2.a, to provide further clarification that the inclusionary standards for for-sale and rental housing shall apply to developments approved via a use (D) variance application per N.J.S.A. 40:55D-70(d). Resolution 2015-4-2: The Cherry Hill Township Council directed the Planning Board by resolution (Resolution No. 2014-11-7), dated November 24, 2014, to undertake a preliminary investigation known as Block 111.02, Lot 7; Block 112.01 Lot 11; and Block 596.04, Lots 4 and 5ation to determine if the area known as the “Hampton Road Study Area,” known as Block 431.18, Lot 8, on the Township’s Tax Map (“the Property”), satisfies the criteria for designation as an area in need of redevelopment, and as a “Condemnation Redevelopment Area” pursuant to the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (“LRHL”), N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1, et. seq. The Planning Board prepared a map of the study area and undertook a preliminary investigation in accordance with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-6 to determine whether the Property qualifies as an area in need of redevelopment as provided under the LRHL, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-5. The Planning Board conducted a public hearing on April 6, 2015, where the Planning Board, among other things, provided an opportunity to hear all persons who were interested in or would be affected by the determination that the delineated area is a redevelopment area. At the public hearing the Planning Board reviewed the findings of the Preliminary Investigation Study for the Property (“the Study”) prepared by Robert Melvin, PP, AICP of GroupMelvinDesign, dated March 26, 2015, heard expert testimony from Mr. Melvin and received public comment. The Planning Board by a unanimous vote of its members concluded: a. The Planning Board hereby recommends that the Governing Body determine that Block 111.02, Lot 7; Block 112.01, Lot 11; and Block 596.04, Lot 5 be designated as an area in need of redevelopment and as a “Condemnation Redevelopment Area,” as defined under the Redevelopment Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. b. The investigation of the Redevelopment Study Area reveals that the statutory criteria under sections B, C, and D of N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-5 have been met for the areas known as Block 111.02, Lot 7; Block 112.01, Lot 11; and Block 596.04, Lot 5, as proposed to be designated for redevelopment as clearly set forth in the Melvin Report dated March 26, 2015. c. The Planning Board hereby recommends that the Governing Body determine that Block 596.04, Lot 4 not be designated as an area in need of redevelopment as defined under the Redevelopment Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. In support of these recommendations the Planning Board incorporates by reference and adopts the findings and conclusions of the Melvin Report, and the evidence contained in the record, and for the reasons set forth in the record. This resolution of the Planning Board of the Township of Cherry Hill shall take effect immediately. ($89.55)
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Voorhees Rezones Business Property (MB Zone) to Medium Density Residential (MDR Zone)

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ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF VOORHEES, COUNTY OF CAMDEN, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, REZONING BLOCK 304.01, LOTS 19, 20, AND 20.01 FROM MB (MAJOR BUSINESS) TO MDR (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL)WHEREAS, the Planning Board of the Township of Voorhees (the “Planning Board”), has reviewed an informal presentation at its regular meeting of March 12, 2014 to review the possible recommendation of a zone extension for Block 304.01, Lots 19, 20, and 20.01 from MB (Major Business) to MDR (Medium Density Residential); and

WHEREAS, after due consideration and deliberation, by Memorandum dated March 13, 2014, the Planning Board recommended to the Township Committee of the Township of Voorhees (the “Township Committee”) extending the zone line to change Block 304.01, Lots 19, 20 and 20.01 to the MDR (Medium Density Residential) Zone as opposed to its’ current zoning of MB (Major Business); and

WHEREAS, the Township further desires to rezone the property in order to create a uniform and clearly defined zoning district for all properties adjacent to Block 304.01, Lots 19, 20 and 20.01; and

WHEREAS, this Ordinance was referred to the Planning Board of the Township of Voorhees pursuant to the New Jersey Municipal Land Use Law; and WHEREAS, the Planning Board of the Township of Voorhees has recommended the adoption of this Ordinance and has determined that it is consistent with the Township Master Plan.

NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Mayor and the Township Committee of the Township of Voorhees, County of Camden, State of New Jersey that the Voorhees Township Zoning Map be amended, and the designated properties be rezoned, as follows:

SECTION 1: Block 304.01, Lots 19, 20, and 20.01, shall be rezoned from MB (Major Business) to MDR (Medium Density Residential).

SECTION 2: The Zoning Map of the Township of Voorhees shall be modified to reflect the changes set forth herein.

SECTION 3: If any subsection, paragraph subsection, clause or provision of this ordinance shall be judged by the Courts to be invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to that section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision so adjudged and the remainder of the ordinance shall be deemed valid and effective.

SECTION 4: This ordinance shall take effect upon final adoption, publication and filing of a copy of said ordinance with the Camden County Planning Board, all in accordance with the law.
BY: MICHAEL R. MIGNOGNA, MAYOR Introduced: July 14, 2014 Adopted:
I, Dee Ober, Clerk of the Township of Voorhees hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and correct copy of an Ordinance adopted by the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Voorhees at a regularly scheduled meeting on July 14, 2014, held at the Voorhees Township Municipal Building, 2400 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees, New Jersey.

Dee Ober, Township Clerk (1664093) ($65.92)

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Berlin Planning Board to hear Application for 472 Apartment with 6,781 sf club house

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Applicant, Berlin Multi Family, LLC (“Applicant”) has filed an application together with supporting materials (“Application”) with the Borough of Berlin Planning Board (“Board”), seeking preliminary major site plan approval and minor subdivision approval, and any and all other relief that may be necessary (collectively “Approval”) for a residential development consisting of four hundred seventy two (472) apartment units, a 6,781 square foot clubhouse and other recreational amenities, 941 total parking spaces, interior walkways, storm water facilities and other supporting improvements (the “Project”). Of the 472 total units within the Project, 71 of those units shall be deed restricted as affordable housing for very low, low and moderate income households, as those terms are defined by New Jersey law. The 472 units shall be contained within 24 buildings of which 18 shall be three (3) story buildings and six (6) shall be two story buildings. The minor subdivision component of the Application is to approve the consolidation of two (2) lots into one (1) lot.The property upon which the Project is proposed consists of approximately 30.61 acres and is located on Tansboro Road (County Route 561) between Tansgate Blvd. (located in Berlin Borough) and Riggs Avenue (located in Winslow Township) (the “Property”). The Property is designated on the tax maps of the Borough of Berlin as Block 1700, Lots 1 & 3 and is located within the Borough’s R-5 Apartment and Townhouse Zoning District. This Notice is being provided in accordance with NJSA 40:55D-12.

The Application may require exception from New Jersey’s Residential Site Improvement Standards for parking intended to serve the residential units within the Project as the Application currently proposes 917 parking spaces when 918 parking spaces may be required. Aside from the foregoing, potential parking exception, the Application does not currently seek any additional variance and/or waiver relief from with the Borough zoning code or New Jersey’s Residential Site Improvement Standards. However, during the course of the Application process, there may be certain additional variances, submission waivers, design waivers, exceptions and/or waivers from the requirements of the Borough zoning code, the Residential Site Improvement Standards and/or other applicable regulations that may be necessary to permit approval of the Project as submitted or with such changes as may be requested or accepted by the Board. This notice is intended to advise you of the Application’s potential need for such additional variance and/or waiver relief.

Copies of the Application are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Borough Planning and Construction Office, located at Berlin Borough Hall 59 S. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009, ten (10) days prior to the hearing date.

A public hearing on the Application will be conducted before the Board at Borough Hall, Council Chambers, 59 S. White Horse Pike, Berlin, New Jersey 08009 on June 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm, at which time you or an interested party as defined in NJSA 40:55D-4 either in person or by agent or attorney may present any comments or objections regarding the Application.

Further take notice that the Board may, at its discretion, adjourn, postpone, or continue the said hearing from time to time, and you are notified that you should make inquiry of the secretary of the Board concerning such adjournments, postponements or continuations.

Dated: May 26, 2014 Applicant: Berlin Multi Family, LLC By: Richard J. Hoff, Jr., Esq. BISGAIER HOFF, LLC 25 Chestnut Street, Suite 3 Haddonfield, New Jersey 08033 (856) 795-0150 Attorney for Applicant (1658684) ($75.52)

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Camden passes ordinance approving the North Camden Waterfront Study Area Redevelopment Plan

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CITY OF CAMDENNOTICE is hereby given that the following entitled ordinance was passed, after a public hearing and second reading, at a Regular meeting of the Council of the City of Camden on Tuesday the 8th day of April 2014
LUIS PASTORIZA Municipal Clerk

FRANCISCO MORAN President, City Council

POC – 11355


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Winslow Township Board of Adjustment to Hear Request to Phase 235 unit “Mooreland Farms”

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the undersigned Applicant has applied to the Winslow Township Zoning Board, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-50, for Amended Final Major Subdivision Approval and Amended Site Plan Approval concerning the Zoning Board’s prior approval of the construction of 235 single family townhomes and all related site improvements for the lands and premises designated as Block 2101, Lot 26, Plate 21 on the Winslow Township Tax Map, which development is more commonly known as “Moorland Farms” located on Erial Road, Winslow Township, New Jersey. The Final Major Subdivision Approval and Major Site Plan Approval were granted by the Zoning Board on September 14, 2011, and are memorialized in the Zoning Board’s Resolution No. ZR2011-024, adopted on October 2011.
More specifically, the Applicant seeks permission from the Zoning Board to construct the previously approved subdivision in four (4) designated “Phases” which phases are depicted on the Phasing Plan that has been submitted to the Zoning Board for its consideration. The Applicant does not seek any other changes, revisions, amendments or modifications to the Final Subdivision and Site Plans that were approved by the Zoning Board in 2011.
Said application will be heard and considered at the regular monthly meeting of the Zoning Board to be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., in the Winslow Township Municipal Complex, 125 South Route 73, Winslow Township, New Jersey. Anyone interested in this application will be given an opportunity to be heard at the Zoning Board hearing. Copies of the Application and the Phasing Plan are on file in the Office of the Winslow Township Zoning Board Secretary, and may be inspected and reviewed by the public during normal business hours.
Applicant: Planland, LLC c/o Law Offices Of Michael J. Ward, LLC Attorney for the Applicant 118 White Horse Road West Voorhees, NJ 08043 (1652534) ($35.20)

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Waterford Townshp Plannig Board to Hear 9 Lot Subdivision

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WATERFORD TOWNSHIP PLANNING BOARD APPLICATION FOR MAJOR SUBDIVISION FINAL APPROVAL, VARIANCES AND WAIVERSPLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Rita Das has applied to the Waterford Township Planning Board for major subdivision, final approval for a nine (9) lot residential subdivision (including an existing residence) located at 330 Raritan Avenue, Waterford Township, New Jersey 08004. The aforementioned property is located in the R-3 Zoning District under the Waterford Township Zoning Ordinance and is more particularly described as Block 38, Lot 1 on the Waterford Township Tax Map. The applicant has also applied for any variances and/or waivers deemed necessary by the Waterford Township Planning Board.The aforementioned applications have been scheduled for a hearing before the Waterford Township Planning Board on March 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Waterford Township Municipal offices located at the Waterford Township Municipal Building, 2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco, NJ 08004. You may appear in person or by attorney to present any testimony in regard to the proposed application.All applications, plans and any other documents upon which the applicant relies are on file with the Secretary of the Waterford Township Planning Board and may be reviewed during normal business hours at the Planning Board office at 2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco, NJ.

Baron & Brennan, P.A. Attorneys for Applicant Rita Das 1307 White Horse Road, Bldg. F-600 Voorhees, NJ 08043 (856) 627-6000 (1650079) ($32.64)

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Oaklyn Planning Board to Conduct a Public Hearing On Qualifying area “as an area in need of redevelopment”.

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Please take notice that the Borough of Oaklyn Planning Board desires to inform you that, in accordance with the New Jersey Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq.) and, specifically, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-6, the Planning Board will conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of investigating and determining whether certain properties within the Borough of Oaklyn qualify “as an area in need of redevelopment” pursuant to the criteria set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-5.The properties are located on the White Horse Pike a.k.a. US Route 30.The following is a list of the specific properties that are the subject of this investigation:

BLOCK LOT ADDRESS 64 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 1 White Horse Pike 64 6 21 White Horse Pike

A map depicting the properties which are the subject of the Planning Board’s redevelopment area investigation is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the office of the Oaklyn Borough Municipal Building, 500 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn, New Jersey 08107.

A Public Hearing will be held on February 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Oaklyn Borough Municipal Building, 500 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn, New Jersey 08107, at which time the Planning Board will hear any persons who are in attendance who were interested in or would be affected by a determination that the above-mentioned area and properties are redevelopment areas. A report has been prepared by Professional Planner Robert Scott Smith and will be submitted to the Board and any interested members of the public for review and consideration at the Hearing.

At the conclusion of the Hearing and after listening to the testimony of the Planner and members of the public, the Planning Board will determine whether or not the above referenced properties are in need of redevelopment.

A resolution finding that the properties are or are not in need of redevelopment will be forwarded to the Governing Body for consideration.

This notice contains the following specific information in response to a February 2008 New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division decision (Harrison Redevelopment Agency v. Anthony J. DeRose) advising that the Planning Board or Governing Body notify the public and affected owners of the following facts:

(1) A finding that these properties are in need of redevelopment by the Planning Board and if officially designated as such by the Governing Body, is a finding of public purpose and does authorize the exercise of eminent domain, should the Governing Body decide to utilize that path for effecting redevelopment.

(2) Affected property owners, shall have 45 days from the date of determination that a property is in need of redevelopment to challenge the redevelopment designation, if so desired.

Prior to the public hearing, questions or comments may be directed to the person listed below during regular business hours.

Robert Scott Smith, P.L.S., P.P. Planning Board Planner for the Borough of Oaklyn Key Engineers, Inc. 80 S. White Horse Pike Berlin, N.J. 08009 (856) 767-6111 Ext. 20 (1647463) ($151.68)

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Somerdale Borough in Camden County Puts Out RFP for Photovoltaic System

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For a Developer of a Photovoltaic System to be Located on Certain Lands Owned by Somerdale Borough, Somerdale Borough Board of Education and Woodbury Board of Education, in the Counties of Camden and Gloucester, State of New Jersey, dated January 29, 2014 ADDENDUM No. 1 Issued on February 14, 2014

Somerdale Borough (“Borough”) issued Addendum No. 1, dated February 14, 2014 (“Addendum No. 1”), to the above referenced Original RFP issued by the Borough on January 29, 2014. This Addendum No. 1, along with the Original RFP shall collectively be referenced as the “RFP”. Addendum No. 1 is posted on the Borough’s website at . (1648332) ($17.92)

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Oaklyn Borough Re-Adopts Redevelopment Plan

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The foregoing Ordinance was adopted on Final Reading and Public Hearing at a meeting held by Mayor and Council on December 10, 2013.

Bonnie L. Taft, R.M.C.
Municipal Clerk
12/13/13 Prt’s fee $9.69

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Clementon Planning and Zoning Board adopts Resolution of Approval for 49 Attached Residential Dwellings

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Notice of Planning & Zoning Board
The Planning and Zoning Board of the Borough of Clementon, on November 14, 2013, adopted Resolution 2013-14 memorializing the grant of preliminary subdivision and site plan approval of Phase 1 of the Applicant, Leewood NJ, LLC’s redevelopment known as Leewood Villages at Rowand Pond, located on Route 30, White Horse Pike, Block 75, Lots 20.01, 24, 24.01, 24.02, 25, 26, for 49 attached residential dwellings and associated improvements, roadways, and common areas.Richard Venuti, Board Secretary
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