Whenever a term is used in this chapter which is defined in the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq., such term is intended to have the meaning set forth in the definition of such term found in the statute, unless a contrary intention is clearly expressed from the context of this chapter.
All sections of the Land Subdivision Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance, Site Plan Review Ordinance or any other ordinance of the Borough which contains provisions contrary to the provisions of this chapter shall be and are hereby, to the extent of such inconsistency, repealed.
Pursuant to the provisions of c. 291, P.L. 1975, Section 81, the substantive provisions of the existing Land Subdivision Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance and Site Plan Review Ordinance of the Borough and the development regulations set forth therein shall continue in full force and effect and shall be read in para materia with this chapter.
All applications for development filed prior to the effective date of this chapter may be continued, but any appeals arising out of decisions made on any such application shall be governed by the provisions of Article IV.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as "The Land Use Procedures Ordinance of the Borough of Fort Lee."
Immediately upon adoption of this chapter, the Borough Clerk shall file a copy of this chapter with the County Planning Board as required by law. The Clerk shall also file with the County Planning Board copies of all other ordinances of the Borough relating to land use.
This chapter shall take effect on February 1, 1980, or, if later adopted, immediately upon final passage, approval and publication as required by law.