New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:37a-102 - Responsibility For Selection Of Final Site; Approval Required

40:37A-102. Responsibility for selection of final site; approval required
5. Subject to an enabling resolution adopted by the governing body of the county which has created such an authority or by the governing body of any beneficiary county (hereinafter referred to as the host county) pursuant to P.L.1960, c.183 (C.40:37A-44 et seq.), the county improvement authority shall have the responsibility for selecting a final site location or locations for any garbage and solid waste collection, treatment or disposal facilities to be operated by said authority. The governing body of such county shall not, however, adopt any such enabling resolution until the site location or locations tentatively designated by the improvement authority shall have been approved by:

a. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection after an evaluation of all studies, surveys and plans, and any accompanying maps and data, as may be required by the commissioner pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1973, c.330 (C.40:37A-101);

b. The governing bodies of the several municipalities situate within such county, by the adoption of concurring resolutions by any combination of such municipalities with an aggregate population of at least 75% of the total population of said county, as determined by the last decennial census; and

c. The planning board of the host county, by a resolution affirming that such site location or locations are compatible with the host county's master plan, or such county planning policies as may exist.

L.1973,c.330,s.5; amended 1994,c.76,s.14.

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