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‘Re-Forum’ Will Tackle Updates to State’s Land-Use Law

Friday, May 5th, 2017

An upcoming “re-forum” will examine ways to update New Jersey’s Municipal Land Use Law in order to incorporate innovative planning techniques, streamline local review processes and avoid inconsistencies with other municipal, county and state planning documents.

Guide Helps Unlock New Resources for Stormwater Management

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

New Jersey’s CSO Permittee Network used a workshop to explore ways to unlock nontraditional resources for managing stormwater and sewer overflows.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise VII: Disclosure

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Seventh of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses requirements to disclose vulnerability to flooding.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise VI: Tax Districts

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Sixth of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses the use of special tax districts to provide risk-related services to flood-vulnerable areas.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise V: Overlay Zones

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Fifth of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses the use of overlay zones to delineate and regulate areas at risk.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise IV: Changes to Building and Site Standards

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Fourth of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses changes to building and site standards.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise III: Restricting Development

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Third of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to restrict development and to allow protective easements to move as shorelines change.

Remembering Caren Franzini

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The passing of New Jersey Future trustee Caren Franzini is a loss not just to all who knew her, but for all of New Jersey.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise II: Redirecting Development

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Second of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to redirect development away from vulnerable areas.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise I: Accounting for Damage

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to account for substantial damage to structures.

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