Tag: Land Use

New Law Greenlights Design-Build Contracts for NJ Local Governments

New Law Greenlights Design-Build Contracts for NJ Local Governments

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed legislation that establishes procedures for school districts and local governments to award design-build contracts… New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed legislation that establishes procedures for school districts and local governments to award design-build contracts, under which a single contractor is responsible for

Will NJ Legislature Bill Overhaul Local Oversight Over Warehouse Development?

Will NJ Legislature Bill Overhaul Local Oversight Over Warehouse Development?

A bill currently under consideration by the New Jersey Legislature would change how municipalities regulate the development of large warehouses… A bill currently under consideration by the New Jersey Legislature would change how municipalities regulate the development of large warehouses. Under Senate Bill 3688, New Jersey would adopt a regional

Gov. Murphy Signs Electronic Permitting Bill into Law

Gov. Murphy Signs Electronic Permitting Bill into Law

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed legislation into law that establishes a State online electronic building permit review and inspection scheduling system… New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed legislation into law that establishes a State online electronic building permit review and inspection scheduling system. To help defray the costs of

NJ Appeals Court Highlights Importance of Timeliness When Challenging Planning Board Decisions

NJ Appeals Court Highlights Importance of Timeliness When Challenging Planning Board Decisions

In Hassan v. Borough of Emerson, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court held that a plaintiff’s complaint in lieu of prerogative writs challenging a resolution granting site approval for a redevelopment project was time-barred because it was not filed within the required 45-day period. The court’s decision