Township of Eagleswood, NJ
Ocean County
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[Amended 1-19-1977 by Ord. No. 3-77]
If a proposed subdivision meets the requirements of a minor subdivision as defined by this chapter, it is the intent of this chapter that these subdivisions be exempted from the procedural requirements for major subdivisions.
[Amended 11-9-1981 by Ord. No. 14-81; 3-11-1986 by Ord. No. 5-86; 8-9-1988 by Ord. No. 20-88]
A. 
Any owner of land within the Township of Eagleswood seeking subdivision approval under the provisions of this article shall submit the following documents to the Secretary of the Land Use Board at least 28 days prior to the regular scheduled meeting:
(1) 
Payment of the required minor subdivision application fee and escrow amount in accordance with § 285-37.[1]
[Amended 12-13-1988 by Ord. No. 27-88; 5-8-1990 by Ord. No. 8-90]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 92-8A(2), which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 6-28-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-19.
(2) 
The applicant shall be required to distribute the application as follows:
[Amended 6-28-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-19]
(a) 
Two copies of the application to the Township Engineer;
(b) 
One copy of the application to the Township Planner;
(c) 
One copy of the application to the Land Use Board Attorney;
(d) 
Nine copies of the application to the Environmental Commission;
(e) 
Fifteen copies of the application to the Land Use Board Secretary.
(3) 
A certificate from the Municipal Tax Collector or other satisfactory proof that all current taxes and assessments for local improvements, if any, have been paid.
(4) 
A copy of any protective covenants or deed restrictions applying to the land involved in the subdivision or a negative statement by the applicant's attorney or engineer indicating that none exist.
(5) 
One copy of the appeal to the Land Use Board when any variances are required.
If a variance is required, all hereinabove outlined procedures remain unchanged. Upon favorable action by the Land Use Board on the variance requested and receipt of the original tracing, the Secretary shall verify the action of the Board and have the original tracing signed and returned to the applicant for final processing in accordance with the minor subdivision procedures hereinbefore outlined.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 1-19-1977 by Ord. No. 3-77]
A. 
Upon receipt of all the required documents, the Secretary of the Land Use Board shall refer one copy of the plat to the Township Engineer for review and report. The Township Engineer will report the results of his review to the Land Use Board, which will then take whatever action it deems necessary. Upon approval by the Land Use Board, a notation shall be made to that effect on the original tracing, indicating the time limit within which the plat must be filed in the Ocean County Clerk's office, and the Secretary will then return said noted original to the subdivider with a certified copy of the Land Use Board resolution.
B. 
Upon receipt from the subdivider of the duplicate original and five copies of the approved map on which has been shown the filing information, the Secretary shall retain the duplicate original in the Land Use Board files and distribute one copy each to the following:
(1) 
Applicant.
(2) 
Tax Assessor.
(3) 
Township Engineer.
(4) 
Building Inspector.
(5) 
Zoning Officer.
C. 
If any person shall be aggrieved by the action of the Land Use Board, appeal in writing to the governing body may be taken within 10 days after the date of the action of the Land Use Board. A hearing thereon shall be had on notice to all parties in interest, who shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard. After such hearing the governing body may affirm or reverse the action of the Land Use Board by a recorded vote of a majority of the total members thereof. The findings and reasons for the disposition of the appeal shall be stated on the records of the governing body, and the appealing party shall be given a copy.
A. 
General. The subdivision plat shall be clearly and legibly drawn or reproduced in ink on a reproducible tracing base. Any map which in the opinion of the Township Engineer is not clear and legible shall be returned to the applicant without action by the Land Use Board. All plats shall be drawn to a scale commensurate with the size of the property being subdivided, but in no instance shall it be less than one inch equals 100 feet, unless approval is obtained from the Township Engineer. All plats shall be prepared by a licensed professional engineer or land surveyor in compliance with all the provisions of N.J.S.A. 46:26B-1 et seq.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
Required information on plat. The following information shall be required on all minor subdivision plats:
(1) 
Title box, which shall include a proper map title reciting all Tax Map lot and block numbers of property affected by the subdivision.
(2) 
Map date, showing month, day and year, together with a revision box which shall contain a brief description and date of any revisions made after the map date.
(3) 
Graphic scale.
(4) 
Reference meridian.
(5) 
Key map at an appropriate scale, showing the subdivision in relation to surrounding major arteries and waterways.
(6) 
Zone of the property being subdivided, together with a tabulation of the minimum zoning requirements of lot width, depth, frontage and area and front, side and rear setbacks.
(7) 
Survey of the tract or tracts, as well as complete dimensions and net areas of each lot.
(8) 
All existing buildings, showing setback dimensions from any new lot line being created by the subdivision, together with all watercourses and any other topographical features which are pertinent to the subdivision. If the property is vacant, it shall be so stated on the plat.
(9) 
Names and owners and tax lot and block numbers of all contiguous land.
(10) 
All existing street widths dimensioned from each side of the established center line.
(11) 
All street widening dedications, showing width of actual dedication, distance from the established street center line and to whom dedication is made.
(12) 
All easements, both existing and proposed, showing location, width, purpose and to whom the easement is being granted.
(13) 
All found and set monumentation. Set monumentation shall be in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 46:26B-1 et seq.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
(14) 
Location and type of all existing improvements within the street right-of-way for the entire frontage of the property being subdivided.
(15) 
Endorsed certifications of: the land surveyor, attesting to the preparation and accuracy of the plat and to the setting of all monuments shown; and the property owner, attesting to the ownership and consenting to the subdivision and filing thereof. In addition, there shall be unendorsed certifications for: the Township Engineer, attesting to conformance of the plat with all applicable regulations; and the Land Use Board, attesting to approval of the map and the time limit for filing thereof.
(16) 
Any other information deemed necessary by the Land Use Board or Township Engineer to properly evaluate the subdivision.
(17) 
Compliance with storm drainage facilities in accordance with the applicable requirements of the latest editions of the Residential Site Improvement Standards (RSIS); the Pinelands Municipal Stormwater Control Ordinance (if applicable); N.J.A.C. 7:8, Subchapters 5 and 6; the New Jersey Department of Transportation Roadway Design Manual and Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, as well as all references in each.
[Added 3-27-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-7]
(18) 
All minor subdivisions shall install curbing and sidewalk. Curbing and sidewalks shall conform to Residential Site Improvement Standards. Along Route 9, sidewalks shall comply with the streetscape provisions of the Township which are on file at the Clerk's office.
[Added 7-23-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-11]
[Amended 1-19-1977 by Ord. No. 3-77[1]]
Upon approval by the Land Use Board and receipt from the Secretary of the signed original tracing and certified copy of the approving resolution, the applicant will file the approved map in the Ocean County Clerk's office within 190 days of the date of approval. If said map is not filed within the time period stated, the approval shall expire and application must again be made to the Land Use Board. After filing, the applicant will furnish to the Secretary a duplicate original tracing showing the filing information thereon and five copies of the approved plat, together with a statement from the applicant's engineer that these are true copies of the plat approved by the Land Use Board, who will then make the necessary distributions.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).