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Township of Eagleswood, NJ
Ocean County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
A. 
The purpose of this chapter shall be to encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the municipality; to conserve and stabilize the value of property; to prevent the overcrowding of lands and buildings; to avoid undue congestion in the streets; to ensure safety from fire and other dangers; to facilitate adequate provisions for community utilities and facilities, such as transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements; to provide adequate open spaces for light and air; to promote the health, safety, morals and general welfare; and to accomplish such other projects and purposes of zoning as are now and may be hereinafter set forth in enabling legislation.
B. 
For these purposes, this chapter designates, regulates and restricts the use of buildings, structures and land for agriculture, residence, commerce, trade or other purposes; regulates the height, number of stories and size of buildings or other structures hereinafter erected or altered; regulates and determines the size of yards and other open spaces; and regulates and limits the density of population. In order to effect these purposes, this chapter divides the Township into zones and districts of such number, shape and area as may be deemed best to carry out the purposes of this chapter.