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When It Rains, It Pours: New Jersey's Proposed 'Rain Tax'
The so-called Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act (Assembly Bill A2694; Senate Bill 1073), which was passed by the New Jersey Legislature on January 31, currently awaits Gov. Murphy's signature.
United States
29 Mar 2019
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New Jersey Appellate Court Rules Hoboken May Not Retroactively Apply Municipal Ordinances To Invalidate Prior Land Use Approval
The New Jersey Appellate Division has determined that the City of Hoboken cannot retroactively apply municipal land use ordinances to effectively revoke prior land use approvals.
United States
21 Jan 2019
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Nonprofit Permitted To Bring LAD Claim Against Objectors To Land Purchase
Efforts by a New Jersey nonprofit to purchase a group home for autistic individuals were allegedly sabotaged by a handful of neighbors who resorted to intimidation, sham offers, trespass and other neighborhood pressure to stifle the acquisition.
United States
27 Dec 2018
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New Tools For Financing Redevelopment Projects
Governor Murphy recently signed legislation that assists in the financing of redevelopment projects (P.L. 2018, c. 97; the Act).
United States
23 Nov 2018
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Governor Murphy Announces New and Revamped Tax Incentive Programs
Last week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy introduced his new economic agenda, including several new and revamped tax incentive programs.
United States
8 Oct 2018
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Appellate Division Upholds Municipal Ordinances Imposing Regulatory And Inspection Fees On Landlords
On August 29, the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the decisions of several trial courts, ruling that a municipality may enact inspection and other "regulatory" fees on owners of rental properties.
United States
7 Sep 2018
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The Potential Legalization Of Cannabis In New Jersey: Real Estate Considerations
The likelihood of legalization of cannabis in New Jersey under state law necessitates the consideration of many legal issues.
United States
21 Mar 2018
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New Jersey's General 2018 Tax Assessment Appeal Deadlines Loom: Deadline Is April 1 For Majority Of NJ Properties
For real property tax assessments in excess of $1 million, a taxpayer has until April 1, 2018, to file an appeal of a regular assessment to the Tax Court of New Jersey, and until May 1, 2018, for appeals of regular assessments in districts which have implemented revaluations in 2018.
United States
22 Feb 2018
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New Jersey Condominium Act Establishes Association's Duty To Residents
Further, this duty extends to residents regardless of whether they are characterized as licensees or invitees.
United States
17 Jan 2018
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Arbitration Agreement Between Homeowners And Builder Does Not Bind Homeowner Association
A homeowner association is not bound by an arbitration agreement between the developer and individual homeowners where the association asserts claims on its own behalf.
United States
28 Nov 2017
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NJ Supreme Court Clarifies When Causes Of Action For Construction Defects Accrue
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that the statute of limitations for construction defects begins to run when any owner in the chain of title knew or should have known of the defects.
United States
22 Sep 2017
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Appellate Division Clarifies State University's Qualified Immunity From Local Land Use Regulation
The Appellate Division recently reaffirmed and clarified the concept of a public university's qualified immunity from local land use regulations initially espoused in the New Jersey Supreme Court's seminal decision in Rutgers University v. Piluso
United States
29 Aug 2017
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Appellate Division Allows Sham Land Use Litigation Claim To Proceed
The Appellate Division affirmed the Chancery Division's decision finding that many of the competitor's arguments were without merit.
United States
31 Jul 2017
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New Jersey Expands The Rights Of Common Interest Community Residents
Legislation expanding and clarifying the voting rights of residents of common interest communities (i.e., condominiums, cooperatives, and housing developments which include shared common facilities or areas in addition to individually owned units) ..
United States
24 Jul 2017
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Proposed Changes To New Jersey Housing And Mortgage Finance Agency Regulations
Adding language recognizing that entities other than partnerships and corporations may be or have been involved in sales and syndication transactions.
United States
28 Jun 2017
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$8.1m Award For Taking Reversed Due To Error On Presumption Of Use Variance And Road Dedication
In an unusual step, the Appellate Division recently reversed the Law Division due to "prejudicial error" in permitting defendant condemnees' experts to "offer trial testimony which was legally inadequate and legally incorrect".
United States
26 Oct 2016
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Supreme Court Reverses Ban On Electronic Billboards
On September 15, the Supreme Court of New Jersey in E&J Equities v. Board of Adjustment of Franklin Township, 2016 N.J. LEXIS 890 (Sept. 15, 2016), reversed a decision of the Franklin Township Zoning Board of Adjustment and invalidated a township ordinance prohibiting the placement of electronic billboards along Interstate 287 in the township.
United States
23 Sep 2016
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Time Of Application Rule Does Not Apply To Bar A Permitted Use
The New Jersey Superior Court held that the Time of Application Rule does not apply to bar a permitted use or require an applicant to re-file a development application...
United States
3 Aug 2016
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Permit Extension Act Extended in Superstorm Sandy Counties
On June 30, Gov. Christie signed legislation extending the Permit Extension Act for an additional year in those counties most impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
United States
5 Jul 2016
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Appellate Division Clarifies Standard For Property Nuisance Claims
The trial record indicated that the trees naturally grew on the land and that the defendants had not planted the trees.
United States
3 May 2016
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