New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:56a-3 - Acquisitions By Commission

40:56A-3. Acquisitions by commission
An environmental commission may, subject to the approval of the governing body, acquire property, both real and personal, in the name of the municipality by gift, purchase, grant, bequest, devise or lease for any of its purposes and shall administer the same for such purposes subject to the terms of the conveyance or gift. Such an acquisition may be to acquire the fee or any lesser interest, development right, easement (including conservation easement), covenant or other contractual right (including a conveyance on conditions or with limitations or reversions), as may be necessary to acquire, maintain, improve, protect, limit the future use of, or otherwise conserve and properly utilize open spaces and other land and water areas in the municipality.

L.1968, c. 245, s. 3, eff. Aug. 6, 1968. Amended by L.1972, c. 35, s. 4, eff. May 25, 1972.

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