Category Archives: News

18 Sep
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NJBA President George Vallone Speaks at 2015 NJ Business Summit

NJBA President George Vallone spoke yesterday at the NJ Business Summit at the Borgata Hotel and Casino. The two-day event hosted by the NJ Chamber of Commerce drew business leaders and government officials from across NJ. The Summit’s mission is ...
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17 Aug
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Appellate Division Holds Marlboro Subject to Builder’s Remedy Litigation

In re Marlboro Township, issued on August 7, 2015, the Superior Court affirmed COAH’s denial of the township’s third-round re-petition for substantive certification and dismissal from its jurisdiction. Since COAH found Marlboro “failed to act in good faith” in the ...
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12 Aug
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Favorable Decision Issued in Apartment Licensing Fee Case

In Timber Glen v. Township of Hamilton (August 6, 2015 published decision), the Appellate Division agreed with apartment building owners and held that Hamilton Township’s (Atlantic County) licensing ordinance is “invalid as ultra vires and unenforceable.” Pursuant to the NJ ...
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12 Aug
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List of Mount Laurel Declaratory Actions

On March 10, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the courts will once again assume the lead role in enforcing the constitutional requirement, imposed by the Mount Laurel doctrine, that municipalities must create realistic opportunities for the ...
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31 Jul
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Building Permit Data for First Half of 2015

In NJ, residential permits totaled 16,617 units for the first half of 2015, up 20.1% from the same period last year. The increase was driven exclusively by multi-family permits which were up 37.2% with 11,608 units. Meanwhile, single-family permits fell ...

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31 Jul
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“Condominium Craziness” Seminar a Hit

Over 70 people attended the NJBA “Condominium Craziness” seminar on Wednesday. The seminar was part of a continuing series where NJBA Master Sponsors share their expertise on salient topics of interest to members and the public. NJBA thanks our host ...

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24 Jul
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NJBA 3rd Most Active Lobbying Organization in 2014

A recently released report from the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) ranked the state’s most active lobbyists in 2014 based on the number of contacts with government officials. NJBA was ranked 3rd in the state with 2,274 official contacts.

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17 Jul
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30 Day Declaratory Judgement Action Window Closed

Over 250 municipalities have now filed declaratory judgment actions (“DJ actions”) in court concerning their obligations under the Mount Laurel doctrine. The New Jersey Supreme Court established a 30-day window, between June 8 and July 8, for the filing of ...
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05 Jun
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Construction Defects and Liens Seminar

NJBA’s Construction Defects and Liens Seminar drew a full house earlier this week. The seminar focused on numerous issues builders face regarding defect claims, liens, warranty performance and transition issues. NJBA thanks our Master Sponsor Stark & Stark for hosting ...

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29 May
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NJBA Meets with Agency Commissioners

Earlier this week, President George Vallone, Dwight Pittenger, John Kirkenir, Mike Gross, Andy Robins, Carol Ann Short and Elizabeth George Cheniara met with DEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Ray Cantor, Ray Papperman and Assistant Commissioners Mark Pedersen, Ginger Kop’Kash, and Dan ...

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