New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:27-4 - Hearing Before Plan Adopted; Notice Of Hearing; Resolution; Vote Required; Municipal Master Plan, Official Map Or Ordinance

40:27-4. Hearing before plan adopted; notice of hearing; resolution; vote required; municipal master plan, official map or ordinance
a. Before adopting the master plan or any part thereof or any amendment thereof the board shall hold at least one public hearing thereon, notice of the time and place of which shall be given by one publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the county and by the transmission by delivery or by certified mail, at least 20 days prior to such hearing, of a notice of such hearing and a copy of the proposed master plan, or part thereof or any proposed amendment thereof to the municipal clerk and secretary of the planning board of each municipality in the county. The adoption of the plan or part or amendment thereof shall be by resolution of the board carried by the affirmative vote of not less than 2/3 of the members of the board. The resolution shall refer especially to the maps and descriptive and other matter intended by the board to form the whole or part of the plan or amendment and the action taken shall be recorded on the map and plan and descriptive matter by the identifying signature of the secretary of the board. An attested copy of the master plan or any amendments thereof shall be certified to the board of chosen freeholders, to the county park commission, if such exists, and to the legislative body of every municipality within the county.

b. In order to maximize the degree of co-ordination between municipal and county plans and official maps, the county planning board shall be notified in regard to the adoption or amendment of any municipal master plan, official map or ordinance under the "Municipal Planned Unit Development Act (1967)." A copy of any such proposed plan, map or amendment shall be forwarded to the county planning board for review and report at least 20 days prior to the date of public hearing thereon.

c. Within 30 days after the adoption of a zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, master plan, official map, capital improvement program, or amendments thereto, a copy of said document shall be transmitted to the county planning board for its information and files.

Amended by L.1968, c. 285, s. 2, eff. July 1, 1969.

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