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File #: 14-1941    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Filed
File created: 11/13/2014 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 12/9/2014 Final action: 2/4/2015
Title: ORDINANCE REPEALING TITLE 40 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (ZONING ORDINANCE), TITLE 37 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (LAND USE PROCEDURES), AND TITLE 38 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (SUBDIVISION/SITE PLAN ORDINANCE) AND ADOPTING TITLE 41 (NEWARK ZONING & LAND USE REGULATIONS) WITHIN THE NEWARK MUNICIPAL CODE Deferred 6F-f 121714 Deferred 6F-a 010715 Sponsors: Gonzalez/ Crump
Sponsors: Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, Augusto Amador
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ORDINANCE REPEALING TITLE 40 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (ZONING ORDINANCE), TITLE 37 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (LAND USE PROCEDURES), AND TITLE 38 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF NEWARK (SUBDIVISION/SITE PLAN ORDINANCE) AND ADOPTING TITLE 41 (NEWARK ZONING & LAND USE REGULATIONS) WITHIN THE NEWARK MUNICIPAL CODE
Deferred 6F-f 121714
Deferred 6F-a 010715
Sponsors: Gonzalez/ Crump
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WHEREAS, the Newark Planning Office undertook a multi-year process to update the Newark Master Plan, adopted in 2012, and to overhaul its Zoning Ordinance to conform with that Master Plan in order to modernize zoning and land use regulations and align Newark's regulatory framework with contemporary planning and development policies; and

WHEREAS, many standards and laws within the existing Title 40 of the Municipal Code of the City of Newark (Zoning Ordinance), Title 37 of the Municipal Code of the City of Newark (Land Use Procedures) and Title 38 of the Municipal Code of the City of Newark (Subdivision/Site Plan Ordinance) should be amended to encourage development and be amended to address outdated and inconsistent terms and policies, confusing format, and regulations that were often in opposition to the City's current planning and development policies; and

WHEREAS, over the past several years, the City has held neighborhood-based and city-wide workshops which shaped and influenced the proposed Amendments to the Master Plan Land Use Element and proposed Newark Zoning & Land Use Regulations. The City has collected comments from business organizations, community-based organizations and individuals; and

WHEREAS, the Newark Central Planning Board held a public hearing on September 8, 2014 to hear public comment on the proposed repeal of Title 40 of the Municipal Code of the City of Newark (Zoning Ordinance), Title 37 of the Municipal Code of the City of Newark (Land Use Procedures...

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