Governor Murphy Signs Private Inspection Bill

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This new bill allows builders to use private inspection agencies, approved by the Department of Community Affairs, in the event that municipalizes cannot complete inspections within three (3) business days of the request. Would you use private inspections if given the opportunity to do so? Vote

Having Trouble Obtaining a County Approval?

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Previously, obtaining approval for development along a county road was a relatively  straightforward and streamlined process. However, in recent years it has become more challenging and  time-consuming to receive approval from a New Jersey County Planning Board. To understand why this  has taken place, we must first understand what County Planning Boards review when they receive a site or  subdivision …

25, 100, or 500?

Walter Hopkin Uncategorized

On September 28th, Hurricane Ian made landfall on the southwestern coast of Florida. The  Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has classified this storm as a 500-year storm  event, making it one of the worst storms that the United States has seen in recent years. To most  people, the term “500-year storm” is just a phrase, and the expression fails to …

Are Frogs Impacting the Development of Your Site?

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If a frog is on your site, it would be prudent to check if it is a Threatened & Endangered species. If it is a Threatened & Endangered species, wetland transition areas and riparian zones will be affected. A wetland transition area is a buffer area upland from a freshwater wetland used to minimize negative impacts on the wetland. Similarly, …

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