New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:27-6.1 - Definitions

40:27-6.1. Definitions
As used in this act and in chapter 27 of Title 40 of the Revised Statutes, unless the context otherwise requires:

"County master plan" and "master plan" means a composite of the master plan for the physical development of the county, with the accompanying maps, plats, charts and descriptive and explanatory matter adopted by the county planning board pursuant to Revised Statutes 40:27-2;

"County planning board" means a county planning board established by a county pursuant to R.S. 40:27-1 to exercise the duties set forth in such chapter, and means, in any county having adopted the provisions of the "Optional County Charter Law" (P.L.1972, c. 154; C. 40:41A-1 et seq.), any department, division, board or agency established pursuant to the administrative code of such county to exercise such duties, but only to the degree and extent that the requirements specified in such chapter for county planning boards do not conflict with the organization and structure of such department, division, agency or board as set forth in the administrative code of such county;

"Official county map" means the map, with changes and additions thereto, adopted and established, from time to time, by resolution of the board of chosen freeholders of the county pursuant to R.S. 40:27-5;

"Site plan" means a plan of an existing lot or plot or a subdivided lot on which is shown topography, location of all existing and proposed buildings, structures, drainage facilities, roads, rights-of-way, easements, parking areas, together with any other information required by and at a scale specified by a site plan review and approval resolution adopted by the board of chosen freeholders pursuant to this act;

"Subdivision" means the division of a lot, tract, or parcel of land into two or more lots, tracts, parcels or other divisions of land for sale or development. The following shall not be considered subdivisions within the meaning of this act, if no new streets are created: (1) divisions of land found by the planning board or subdivision committee thereof appointed by the chairman to be for agricultural purposes where all resulting parcels are 5 acres or larger in size, (2) divisions of property by testamentary or intestate provisions, (3) divisions of property upon court order, including but not limited to judgments of foreclosure, (4) consolidation of existing lots by deed or other recorded instrument and (5) the conveyance of one or more adjoining lots, tracts or parcels of land, owned by the same person or persons and all of which are found and certified by the administrative officer to conform to the requirements of the municipal development regulations and are shown and designated as separate lots, tracts or parcels on the tax map or atlas of the municipality. The term "subdivision" shall also include the term "resubdivision."

"Subdivision applications" means the application for approval of a subdivision pursuant to the "Municipal Land Use Law" (P.L.1975, c. 291; C. 40:55D-1 et seq.) or an application for approval of a planned unit development pursuant to the "Municipal Land Use Law" (P.L.1975, c. 291; C. 40:55D-1 et seq.).

L.1968, c. 285, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1969. Amended by L.1979, c. 216, s. 27.

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