Town of South Brunswick
New Jersey

Ordinance
ORD-2017-26

Amending and Supplementing South Brunswick Code Chapter 62, Land Use, Regarding Electronic Submission of Development Applications

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Category:Zoning / Land Use AmendmentFunctions:None

Body

WHEREAS, the Township maintains South Brunswick Code Chapter 62, Land Use, which sets forth the land use regulations within the Township of South Brunswick; and

 

              WHEREAS, the Director of Planning has recommended changes to Sec. 62-151, to require electronic submission and filing of land use applications; and

 

              WHEREAS, the Township Council believes that such changes are in the best interests of the Township;

 

              NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of South Brunswick, County of Middlesex, State of New Jersey, that:

 

I.              Sec. 62-151, Compliance required; exceptions, of the South Brunswick Code, shall be and is hereby amended and supplemented as follows, with the addition of the following:

 

Sec. 62-151. - Compliance required; exemptions

(l) Electronic submission and filing of land use applications.  Drawings associated with the preliminary and final application of site plans, minor subdivisions, use variances and major subdivisions and their applicable reports shall be submitted in portable document format (pdf) at 400 x 400 dpi.  All other documents such as, but not limited to application, environmental impact study, traffic study, storm water report, sewer and water report, recycling plan, tree replacement plan and permits associated with the application shall be submitted in portable document format (pdf) at 300 x 300 dpi.  All revisions and resubmissions shall also be submitted in these formats.

All filed maps and required final as-built plans shall be submitted in one of the following formats:  Autocad Drawing File (dwg) ESRI Shapefile (shp), Drawing Exchange Format File (dxf) or Microstation drawing file (dgn) and contain coordinate values for at least three (3) identifiable boundary corners (preferably in the 1983 New Jersey State Plan Coordinate System).  Exceptions may be granted by the approving board for circumstances where production of a Cad file presents an undue hardship.

II.              If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this ordinance or any other codes or ordinances incorporated herein shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder hereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which said judgment shall have been rendered.

 

III.              This ordinance shall become effective twenty (20) days after its final passage.

 

The above ordinance was introduced and passed on first reading at a regular meeting of the Township Council of the Township of South Brunswick held on August 22, 2017, and will be considered on second and final reading and final passage at a regular meeting of the Township Council of the Township of South Brunswick to be held at the Municipal Building, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, at 7:30 p.m. on September 26, 2017, at which time and place any person having an interest therein will be given an opportunity to be heard.

Meeting History

Aug 8, 2017 7:30 PM  Township Council Work Session
RESULT:MOVE FORWARDNext: 8/22/2017 7:30 PM
Aug 22, 2017 7:30 PM  Township Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:INTRODUCED [UNANIMOUS]Next: 9/26/2017 7:30 PM
MOVER:Joseph Camarota, Councilman
SECONDER:Josephine "Jo" Hochman, Councilwoman
AYES:Ken Bierman, Joseph Camarota, Charlie Carley, Josephine "Jo" Hochman
ABSENT:Chris Killmurray
Sep 26, 2017 7:30 PM  Township Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Joseph Camarota, Councilman
SECONDER:Josephine "Jo" Hochman, Councilwoman
AYES:Ken Bierman, Joseph Camarota, Charlie Carley, Josephine "Jo" Hochman
ABSENT:Chris Killmurray