Highland Park Approves Town Home Community

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BOROUGH OF HIGHLANDS NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Borough of Highland Park, pursuant to the requirements of the Borough of Highland Park Land Development Ordinance (“LDO”) and The Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. (MLUL), adopted a Resolution of Approval on May 18, 2015 approving the application of Highland Cliffs, LLC for Final Major Site Plan Approval and Final Major Subdivision Approval for a twenty-three (23) unit townhouse development on property known and designated as Block 1, Lot 1.01 as shown on the Borough of Highland Park Tax Map; which land is commonly known as 2 So. Adelaide Avenue and is located in the QP (Quasi-Public) Zone District. The subject property is approximately 4.5 acres. Applicant’s development proposal includes 23 townhouse units (comprising 21 market rate townhouse units and two affordable townhouse units), together with associated open space, roadway and parking areas. Pursuant to Section 230-144(D) of the Borough’s land development regulations, residential uses are a conditional use in the QP Zone subject to the regulations of the RM-T Zone. The permitted uses in the RM-T Zone include Townhouse Dwelling Units – Section 230-A(1). The Townhouse use proposed by the Applicant is a permitted conditional use in the QP Zone. Section 230-136(F) of the RM-T zoning regulations sets forth some of the land development regulations specific to a townhouse use. These development regulations are conditions of the Townhouse conditional use. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-76(b), the Applicant had previously bifurcated this Application such that the Zoning Board has granted conditional use variance approval to vary from minimum open space, net density, 100 ft. buffer, affordable housing and minimum building setback from interior street line requirements which prior approval is memorialized in Zoning Board Resolution of Approval adopted on October 22, 2012. Applicant was previously granted Preliminary Major Site Plan Approval, Preliminary Major Subdivision Approval and certain bulk variances as such approvals are memorialized in Zoning Board Resolution adopted on September 22, 2014. The Resolution of Approval grants Applicant Final Major Site Plan approval for 23 townhouse units (comprising 21 market rate townhouse units and two affordable townhouse units) together with associated open space, roadway and parking areas. The Resolution of Approval further grants Applicant Final Major Subdivision approval to create 24 fee simple lots (comprising 23 lots to serve the 23 proposed townhouses and one proposed remainder open space lot. The Resolution of Approval, application, prior approval Resolutions and related documents are on file and available for public inspection between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, in the Office of Code Enforcement, Borough Hall, 221 South Fifth Avenue, Highland Park, New Jersey. Ronald L. Shimanowitz, Esq. Hutt & Shimanowitz, PC Attorneys for Applicant, Highland Cliffs, LLC 459 Amboy Avenue/P.O. Box 648 Woodbridge, NJ 07095 (732) 634-6400 ($60.72)
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