OTR-Legals

ORANGE PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF ORANGE TOWNSHIP

Notice is hereby given that the following Ordinance was Introduced and passed on First Reading on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 7:00 P.M. The Ordinance will be further considered on Second Reading and Final Passage at the Regular Meeting of the Orange City Council on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 7:00 P.M., in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 29 North Day Street, Orange, New Jersey at which time and place all persons who may be interested therein will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning same.

48-2018

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 210 (ZONING & LAND DEVELOPMENT) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ORANGE TOWNSHIP AND PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF THE TECHNICAL ADVISORY REVIEW COMMITTEE BY ONE (1) MEMBER. WHEREAS,
the Mayor and City Council have deemed the orderly growth and economic development of the community to be a critical component to the City of Orange Township’s (“the City’s”) efforts towards revitalization; and WHEREAS, it is important that proposed developers or applicants to the City’s Planning or Zoning Boards have an opportunity for an informed review of their application at the formative stage; and WHEREAS, on March 2, 2004, the City of Orange Township City Council adopted Ordinance 5-2004, establishing the Technical Advisory Review Committee (“TAC”), and WHEREAS, on September 4, 2018, the City of Orange Township City Council adopted Ordinance 34-2018, amending the Technical Advisory Review Committee by adding new members; and WHEREAS, it is necessary to add an additional member to TAC to review Planning Board and Zoning Board applications for completeness. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ORANGE TOWNSHIP CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ORANGE TOWNSHIP AS FOLLOWS: Section 1: That Chapter 210 (Zoning and Land Development) be amended to include the following on TAC: (1) The City’s Director of Planning and Development and/or his designee. (2) The City Planner and/or his designee. (3) The Fire Director and/or his designee. (4) The Police Director and/or his designee. (5) The Director of Public Works and/or his designee. (6) The City Engineer and/or his designee. (7) The Water Engineer and/or his designee. (8) The Health Director and/or his designee. (9) The Tax Collector and/or his designee. (10) The Tax Assessor and/or his designee. (11) The Orange Board of Education Business Administrator or his designee. Section 2: The Committee shall meet once a month or as necessary in pre-development application conference. The purpose of this conference and convening “TAC” shall be for the following: (1) Provide for an exchange of information regarding the proposed application and applicable elements of the Master Plan and Zoning Ordinances as they relate thereto. (2) Identify policies, regulations and/or laws that create opportunities or pose significant constraints for the proposed application. (3) Review the proposed plan or concepts of the plan to explore development benefits and mitigate undesirable project consequences. (4) Establish a dialogue whereby a discussion may take place regarding the general design of the project. (5) Increase efficiency relating to community development and economic growth within the City. Section 3: TAC, at its first meeting of the year, shall select a Chairman who shall preside over all meetings. Section 4: Neither the applicant nor TAC are bound by determination, comments or suggestions that take place at the conference or meeting held. Section 5: Any ordinance inconsistent with this ordinance is repealed, but only to the extent of such inconsistencies. Section 6: This ordinance shall take effect upon final adoption and publication pursuant to law. Joyce L Lanier City Clerk A complete copy of this ordinance has been posted on the bulletin board in City Hall, 29 North Day Street, Orange New Jersey. Additional full copies are available in the Office of the City Clerk. E74360 OTR November 21, 2018 ($41.04)