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File #: 18-1652    Version: 1 Name: Zoning Code Amendments/Additions-Board of Adjustment
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/17/2018 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 (X ) Amending Type of Service: Referral of Proposed Ordinance to the Central Planning Board for Formal Review Purpose: To amend Title XLI, Chapter 12 to authorize the appointment of two (2) additional alternate members to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, a yearly schedule of thirty (30) regular meetings and ten (10) special meetings to be held by the Zoning Board of Adjustment annually, provide for an annual stipend for Zoning Board members, and create a new position of Sergeant-at-Arms for the Zoning Board. Additional Information: A copy of the proposed ordinance is attached to the file.
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Dept/ Agency: Economic and Housing Development
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X ) Amending
Type of Service: Referral of Proposed Ordinance to the Central Planning Board for Formal Review
Purpose: To amend Title XLI, Chapter 12 to authorize the appointment of two (2) additional alternate members to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, a yearly schedule of thirty (30) regular meetings and ten (10) special meetings to be held by the Zoning Board of Adjustment annually, provide for an annual stipend for Zoning Board members, and create a new position of Sergeant-at-Arms for the Zoning Board.
Additional Information:
A copy of the proposed ordinance is attached to the file.

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WHEREAS, the City of Newark (the "City") has experienced an uptick in the volume and pace of economic development and housing construction due to increased interest from business interests and developers; and

WHEREAS, due to this increased interest in the economic development of the City, the Newark Zoning Board of Adjustment (the "Zoning Board") has also experienced an increase in the volume and complexity of cases presented to it for consideration; and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark (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 Ordinance amending Title XLI, Chapter 12, Articles 1-1, 1-2 and 3 of the Revised General Ordinances of the City of Newark, New Jersey, 2000, as amended and supplemented, entitled "The Zoning and Land Use Regulations of the City of Newark" ("The Zoning and Land Use Regulations") to authorize the appointment of two (2) additional alternate members to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, a yearly schedule of thirty (3...

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