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This Week in Land Use

July 16th, 2010 by

Each Friday Garden State Smart Growth will post a collection of links to news articles pertaining to land use in New Jersey. We try our best to capture all relevant stories, but we’re not perfect. Let us know in the comments if we’ve missed anything.

  • Saturday, 7/10/10- Funding for new open space grants is cut with reduction in tax for projects (Jersey Journal)
  • Saturday, 7/10/10- Monmouth County lauds open-space projects (Asbury Park Press)
  • Saturday, 7/10/10- Despite recession, building homes by ocean, bays still popular (Press of Atlantic City)
  • Monday, 7/12/10- Carneys Point plans 145-acre solar farm (Bridgeton News)
  • Monday, 7/12/10- Hamilton Township approves rezoning plan for Wheaton factory site (Press of Atlantic City)
  • Monday, 7/12/10- Millville planners nearly set to map out uses for Wawa tract (Press of Atlantic City)
  • Tuesday, 7/13/10- Maplewood negotiates with housing developer over former police station (Star-Ledger)
  • Tuesday, 7/13/10- Hamilton, developers settle lawsuits over ‘downzoning’ ordinance (Trenton Times)
  • Tuesday, 7/13/10- Hackettstown scaling back plans for Bergen Tool site (Express-Times)
  • Wednesday, 7/14/10- Bloomfield rebuffed in downtown eminent domain bid (Star-Ledger)
  • Wednesday, 7/14/10- Brick, redeveloper reach $7.5M deal for vacant lot (Asbury Park Press)
  • Friday, 7/16/10- Bayonne is again looking to expand heavily used uptown park by buying adjoining parcels (Jersey Journal)
  • Friday, 7/16/10- Alpha Borough Council authorizes investigation of former Vulcanite Cement Co. property for redevelopment (Express-Times)
  • Friday, 7/16/10- Cranford to spend $1.9 million on former school property (Star-Ledger)

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