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File #: 17-1437    Version: Name: NULL & VOID - Zoning Ordinance to Create an MX-# Zone
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 7/26/2017 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 8/2/2017 Final action: 10/4/2017
Title: ORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWARK ZONING ORDINANCE, TITLE XLI, CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 5 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE, TO CREATE AN MX-3 ZONE, WHICH WILL ALLOW A BLEND OF HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USES. Deferred 6PSF-c 090717
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Code sections: 41: - Title 41, Zoning & Land Use Regulations
Related files: 17-1131
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/4/20173 Municipal Council closed on public hearing and adoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/20/20172 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and adopted as amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/7/20171 Municipal Council maintained on public hearing and deferredPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/2/20171 Municipal Council Advanced and adopted on first readingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
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ORDINANCE OF THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK AMENDING THE CITY OF NEWARK ZONING ORDINANCE, TITLE XLI, CHAPTERS 1 THROUGH 5 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE, TO CREATE AN MX-3 ZONE, WHICH WILL ALLOW A BLEND OF HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL USES.
Deferred 6PSF-c 090717

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WHEREAS, the Municipal Council, pursuant to NJSA 40:55D-62, may adopt or amend a zoning ordinance relating to the nature and extent of the uses of land and of buildings and structures thereon; and

WHEREAS, the Central Planning Board, at its July 24, 2017 regular meeting, confirmed that the proposed amendment is substantially consistent with the City's land use plan element, in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-62; and

WHEREAS, The Municipal Council of the City of Newark is proposing an Ordinance to amend the Newark Zoning and Land Use Regulations (NZLUR), Title XLI of the Municipal Code. This Ordinance proposes the establishment of a new zone, the MX-3 Mixed Use Residential/Commercial (High Density) District; and

WHEREAS, The Municipal Council is required by State statute (N.J.S.A. 40:55D-26) to refer the proposed legislation to the Planning Board for its review. The purpose of this review is twofold; to determine if the proposed legislation is consistent with the City's Master Plan, and to make recommendations to the Council related to this consistency or any other matter that the Board deems appropriate; and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council adopted Resolution 7R2-g, on June 21, 2017, referring the proposed MX-3 amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to the Planning Board for their review; and

WHEREAS, the Central Planning Board, City of Newark, New Jersey, after considering the evidence presented by the Board Planner at its regular hearing on June 26, 2017, which included a review of the Ordinance for consistency with the City Master Plan and recommendations for revisions, and after hearing the te...

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