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File #: 19-0002    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 1/2/2019 In control: Economic and Housing Development
On agenda: 1/9/2019 Final action: 1/9/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Resolution Endorsing Purpose: Resolution Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-62 setting forth reasons for the adoption of an "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, and the City of Newark Zoning Maps, to create an MX-3 Zone, which will allow a blend of High Density Residential and Commercial Uses" which is inconsistent with the Land Use Element of the City of Newark Master Plan Additional Information: Sets forth reasons for the adoption of an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, which is inconsistent with the Land Use Element of the City of Newark Master Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-62
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 19-0002 certified resolution.pdf
Related files: 18-1802
Title
Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Resolution Endorsing
Purpose: Resolution Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-62 setting forth reasons for the adoption of an "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, and the City of Newark Zoning Maps, to create an MX-3 Zone, which will allow a blend of High Density Residential and Commercial Uses" which is inconsistent with the Land Use Element of the City of Newark Master Plan
Additional Information:
Sets forth reasons for the adoption of an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, which is inconsistent with the Land Use Element of the City of Newark Master Plan, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-62

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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, by Resolution 7R2-a(S), adopted on November 27, 2018, referred an "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, and the City of Newark Zoning Maps, To Create an MX-3 Zone, Which Will Allow A Blend of High Density Residential And Commercial Uses" (the "Proposed Amendment") to the Newark Central Planning Board (the "Board") pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-64; and

WHEREAS, on December 3, 2018, the Board reviewed the Proposed Amendment and prepared a report including identification of any provisions "which are inconsistent with the master plan and recommendations concerning these inconsistencies", as required by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-26 (the "Report"); and

WHEREAS, after its review, the Board in its report made "a finding that the proposed Ordinance is largely consist...

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