Borough of Park Ridge, NJ
Bergen County
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Editor's Note: Original § 87-9, Subdivision classification, as amended 3-8-1983 by Ord. No. 83-4 and 5-10-1983 by Ord. No. 83-5, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 3-8-1983 by Ord. No. 83-4; 5-10-1983 by Ord. No. 83-5]
An application shall be submitted to the administrative officer, in writing, in duplicate on forms supplied by the approving authority. Receipt of an application for minor subdivision approval shall be filed no less than 28 days prior to the regular meeting date of the approving authority. Required fees, as provided in Article III, shall be submitted with the application form.
The application shall be accompanied by an original and 24 copies of the proposed subdivision accurately drawn to a scale of not less than one inch equals 50 feet certified by a licensed land surveyor. The minor subdivision plat shall be in conformance with the Map Filing Act, P.L. 1960, c. 141 (N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.9 et seq.[2]), and shall indicate:
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The location of the lots to be created in relation to the entire tract.
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All existing structures and wooded areas within the subdivision and within 200 feet thereof.
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The name of the owner and of all adjoining property owners as disclosed by the most recent municipal tax records.
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The Tax Map sheet, block and lot numbers.
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All streets and streams within 200 feet of the subdivision.
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The area in square feet of all lots to be created.
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A key map showing the entire subdivision and its relation to surrounding areas.
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Easements, streets, buildings, watercourses, railroads, bridges, culverts, drainpipes, rights-of-way, drainage easements and prior variances.
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Acreage of the entire parcel to be subdivided.
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History of any previous actions or restrictions on the property.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
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Editor's Note: Said Act was repealed by L.2011, c. 217.
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The approving authority shall grant or deny approval within 45 days of submission of a complete and perfected application or within such time as may be consented to, in writing, by the applicant.
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Failure of the approving authority to act within the time period shall constitute minor subdivision approval. A certificate by the administrative officer as to the failure of the approving authority shall be issued on request of the applicant. The administrative officer's signature shall be sufficient in lieu of the Chairman and Secretary of the approving authority and shall be so accepted by the county recording officer for the purposes of filing subdivision plats.
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Whenever review or approval is required by the County Planning Board or a state agency, the approving authority shall not accept an application as perfected unless receipt of approval is received from said county or state agency.
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Minor subdivision approval shall be deemed to be final approval of the subdivision subject to § 87-14.
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Approval of a minor subdivision shall expire 190 days from the date of approval by the approving authority unless within such a period a plat in conformance with the Map Filing Act, P.L. 1960, c. 141 (N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.9 et seq.)[1], or a deed clearly describing the approved minor subdivision is filed by the developer with the county recording officer, the Borough Engineer and the Borough Tax Assessor. In addition, copies shall be submitted to the Borough Clerk, the Construction Code Official, the Department of Public Utilities and the approving authority. Any such plat or deed accepted for such filing shall have been signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the approving authority.
[Amended 3-8-1983 by Ord. No. 83-4; 5-10-1983 by Ord. No. 83-5]
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Editor's Note: Said Act was repealed by L.2011, c. 217.
The zoning requirements and general terms and conditions, whether conditional or otherwise, shall not be changed or abridged for a period of two years after the date of minor subdivision approval, provided that the approved minor subdivision shall have been duly recorded as provided herein.
Before recording a minor subdivision plat, or deed in lieu thereof, the approving authority may require the installation and maintenance of on- and off-tract improvements. Said improvements may require the furnishing of performance and maintenance guaranties in accordance with Articles XI and XII herein.