Category Archives: Land Use

New Jersey Zoning Dispute Pits Adult Community Against Funeral Home

April 6th, 2014 CBS News It’s a zoning dispute like no other. An adult neighborhood in Jackson Township, New Jersey is upset about a new neighbor. Residents of the Westlake…

Where Millennials Are Moving Now

City Lab By RICHARD FLORIDA Mar 26, 2015 It’s not just the media that’s preoccupied with where millennials are choosing to live. Mayors, economic developers and urban leaders across the country…

Mapping 25 Years Worth of Rampant New York Gentrification

Curbed NY Thursday, February 26, 2015, by Hana R. Alberts As a term, “gentrification” turned 50 last year. And while the real story of what it means for incomes (and…

Whole Foods, Waterview lawsuit dismissed

Parsippany Focus by Frank Cahill – Feb 24, 2015 MORRISTOWN — In a 30 page ruling, Superior Court Judge Thomas L. Weisenbeck has dismissed a lawsuit without prejudice filed by controversial…

Two more affordable homes planned in Mount Olive

By PHIL GARBER Managing Editor | NJ Hills Media Group The non-profit agency plans to build two, single-family, three-bedroom homes on adjacent lots at 18 and 20 Wallman Way in…

Planning Board Meeting Agenda Includes South Seaside Park De-Annexation

Patricia A. Miller (Patch Staff)  February 4, 2015 Although the Seaside Park Homeowners and Voters Association’s request to de-annex from Berkeley Township is on the Feb. 5 Planning Board meeting…

Christie urged to turn down Meadowlands legislation

JANUARY 28, 2015, 8:01 AM BY SCOTT FALLON STAFF WRITER | THE RECORD A coalition of 11 environmental and planning organizations are urging Governor Christie to veto a bill that significantly…

N.J. would encourage building tiny houses for the poor and homeless under bil

December 6, 2014 NJ.COM By Matt Friedman TRENTON — A bill under consideration by the state Senate aims to put poor and homeless people in new homes. Tiny new homes….

Planners to study Hess properties

November 20, 2014 Edison/Metuchin Sentinel By Kenny Walter A redevelopment study has been authorized for several Woodbridge-based Hess properties that are being sold by the oil company. Read the full…