New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:8c-25.1 - Submission Of Open Space Master Plan.

13:8C-25.1 Submission of Open Space Master Plan.

5. a. Within one year after the date of enactment of P.L.2002, c.76 (C.13:8C-25.1 et al.), and annually thereafter, the Department of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Office of State Planning in the Department of Community Affairs, the Pinelands Commission, and the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council, shall prepare and submit to the Governor and the Legislature an Open Space Master Plan, which shall indicate those areas of the State where the acquisition and development of lands by the State for recreation and conservation purposes is planned or is most likely to occur, and those areas of the State where there is a need to protect water resources, including the identification of lands where protection is needed to assure adequate quality and quantity of drinking water supplies in times of drought, and which shall provide a proposed schedule and expenditure plan for those acquisitions and developments for the next reporting period, which shall include an explanation of how those acquisitions and developments will be distributed throughout all geographic regions of the State to the maximum extent practicable and feasible.

b.The department shall provide any information the Garden State Preservation Trust deems necessary in preparing its biennial report pursuant to section 25 of P.L.1999, c.152 (C.13:8C-25).

L.2002,c.76,s.5; amended 2004, c.120, s.52.

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