NJ Municipality Master Plan Reviews

When 10 is Fewer than Six

Reprinted from ARCHITECT MAGAZINE Newswire
May 20, 2011

Earlier this month, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that allows the state’s municipalities to review their master plans every 10 years instead of the previously required six. Steve Prisament reports that Absecon, N.J., planning board member Rob Reid is opposed to the change. “It would be irresponsible of any municipality to ignore the proper maintenance of their master plan and land development ordinances for 10 years no matter what the law allows,” Reid says. He describes the new law as “poor planning.”

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