NJ Lawmaker Seeks To Ease Cluster Development Rules

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 7:17 PM EST) -- New Jersey Assemblyman Jerry Green introduced legislation Thursday aiming to expand so-called cluster development, which is a form of land use development that preserves open space, by amending the state’s Municipal Land Use Law.

Assembly Bill A3761 would amend the law to make contiguous clustering and noncontiguous clustering more usable planning tools for even small development projects by expanding on existing state law that limits clustering only to residential development. In clustering, developers build at a higher density on a portion of a site and preserve...
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