What Does Sandy Foretell for New Jersey's Coastal Regions?

By Lawrence F. Jacobs |   Feb. 19, 2013

I found this column by Paul Mulshine in The Star Ledger interesting:

It’s no day at the beach for the enviro-puritans

Putting politics aside, what does Sandy foretell for New Jersey's coastal regions? Does it foretell anything that we did not already know? And, how should we plan for the future? So far, the planning options seem to involve a combination of the following:

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Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy

By Stephen Barcan |   Dec. 3, 2012

The Wilentz Law Firm extends its sympathy to those who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. As our government and communities move into the rebuilding phase, we offer the following summary that provides information with regard to rebuilding homes and businesses along our State’s coastal area.

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Topics : New Jersey, NJ, Compliance, Hurricane Sandy, Reconstruction, Rebuilding, NJDEP, Redevelopment, Superstorm, Zoning | 0 Comments Read More

New Jersey’s Permit Extension Act Signed Into Law

By Lawrence F. Jacobs |   Nov. 30, 2012

Signed ActGovernor Christie has signed an amendment to the Permit Extension Act that extends the validity of certain development “approvals” to December 31, 2014. This was the third amendment to the Act, which was originally signed into law in 2008 in response to the real estate market crash.

The most notable feature of the third amendment relates to permits issued for properties within the Highlands Planning Area. In response to disagreement over whether the second amendment extended the validity of approvals within the Highlands Planning Area, the third amendment makes clear that generally, such permits are

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Topics : Planning, Legislation, New Jersey, Municipalities, NJ, DOT, Compliance, Permit Extension, Redevelopment, Act, Environmental | 0 Comments Read More

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