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.
TOWNSHIP OF VOORHEES
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)