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File #: 18-1727    Version: Name: Referral, to the Planning Board, of Amendment to Zoning Ordinance to create an MX-3 Zoning Classification
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/5/2018 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 11/8/2018 Final action: 11/27/2018
Title: Dept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Resolution Endorsing referral of amendment to Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map to Central Planning Board as required by law. Purpose: Resolution referring the Draft Ordinance and Draft Map amending zoning and land use regulations to Newark Central Planning Board for formal review, report, and recommendation as required by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-26 and N.J.S.A. 40:55D-64 List of Property: N/A (Address/Block/Lot/Ward) Additional Information: Refers to Planning Board an Ordinance and Maps amending Title XLI, Chapters 1 through 5 of the Municipal Code to Establish the MX-3 Zoning Classification. Deferred 7R2-d (as) 110818
Sponsors: Augusto Amador, John Sharpe James
Attachments: 1. 18-1727 certified resolution.pdf
Related files: 18-1802
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Dept/ Agency: Economic & Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending
Type of Service: Resolution Endorsing referral of amendment to Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map to Central Planning Board as required by law.
Purpose: Resolution referring the Draft Ordinance and Draft Map amending zoning and land use regulations to Newark Central Planning Board for formal review, report, and recommendation as required by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-26 and N.J.S.A. 40:55D-64
List of Property: N/A
(Address/Block/Lot/Ward)
Additional Information: Refers to Planning Board an Ordinance and Maps amending Title XLI, Chapters 1 through 5 of the Municipal Code to Establish the MX-3 Zoning Classification.
Deferred 7R2-d (as) 110818

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WHEREAS, the Municipal Council seeks to expand housing and economic opportunities along the Downtown Core area's major streets and transportation corridors and protect adjacent low-density neighborhoods; and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council wishes to promote a walkable neighborhood with a vibrant commercial/retail zone; and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 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 Municipal Council, through the Department of Economic and Housing Development, and its outside counsel has drafted a Proposed Amendment to the City's zoning ordinance which establishes the MX-3 Zoning classification; and

WHEREAS, the MX-3 Zone allow for a blend of high density residential and commercial uses in the same building or district, within a half (1/2) mile from Newark Penn Station which builds upon Newark's strength as a multimodal transportation hub to support the Downtown Core District; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-64, prior to the hearing on adoption of a zoning ordinance or map, or any amendments thereto, the governing...

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