Day: September 6, 2017

NJ Appeals Court Upholds Automatic Approval of Site Plan Application

In Shipyard Associates v. Hoboken Planning Board, the Appellate Division held that a developer was entitled to automatic approval of a controversial plan to build two high-rise buildings on the Hoboken waterfront because the Hoboken Planning Board (Board) refused to hold a hearing on the application while related litigation was

Jersey City Testing Cellphone-Based Police Body Cameras

Jersey City is the first local government to rely on cellphones to record law enforcements’ interaction with the public. The city’s new police body camera program will rely on a mobile application known as CopCast. Increased Adoption of Police Body Cameras In 2014, New Jersey enacted a law requiring that