This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Site Plan Ordinance of the Borough of Pennington."
The purpose of this chapter is to establish rules, regulations, standards and procedures for review of all development proposals other than single- or two-family dwellings in order to:
Preserve existing natural resources and give proper consideration to the physical constraints of the land.
Provide for safe and efficient vehicular and pedestrian circulation.
Provide for appropriate screening, landscaping, signing and lighting.
Ensure efficient, safe and aesthetic land development.
Provide for compliance with appropriate design standards to ensure adequate light and air, proper building arrangements and minimum adverse effect on surrounding property.
Develop proper safeguards to minimize any adverse impact on the environment.
Ensure the provision of adequate water supply, drainage and stormwater management, sanitary facilities and other utilities and services.
Provide for appropriate recreation, open space and public-use areas.
Planning Board. The provisions of this chapter shall be administered by the Planning Board of the Borough of Pennington except as noted below.
Board of Adjustment. The provisions of this chapter shall be administered by the Board of Adjustment in applications before the Board of Adjustment involving a variance provided for in N.J.S. 4D:55D-70d (use variance) of the Municipal Land Use Law.