Town of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Boonton 12-18-2017 by Ord. No. 32-17. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DEVELOPER
The legal or beneficial owner or owners, as well as a potential contract purchaser, of a lot or of any land proposed to be included in a proposed development, including the holder of any option or contract to purchase, or other person having an enforceable proprietary interest in such land, seeking to develop more than a single-family lot or develop a commercial structure by way of new construction.
DEVELOPMENT
The division of a parcel of land into two or more parcels; the construction, reconstruction, conversion, structural alteration, relocation, or enlargement of any building or other structure, or of any mining excavation or landfill; and any use or change in the use of any building or other structure, or land, or extension of use of land, for which permission may be required per the Municipal Land Use Law.[1]
MEETINGS
A get-together in person or telephonically of persons for the transaction of a lawful objective of two or more persons; an assembling of a number of persons for the purpose of discussing and acting upon some matter or matters in which they have a common interest.
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Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40:55-D-1 et seq.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide developers with a structured, efficient, and uniform policy and procedure to follow regarding all communications between those developers and elected officials, administrators, and employees of the Town of Boonton.
A. 
Developers shall, at least two business days prior to any contact with the Town's elected officials, administrators, and/or employees, provide written notice to the Town Clerk of said contact, discussion, conversation, or meeting.
B. 
Said notice shall include the following information:
(1) 
Developer's name and contact information, including cell phone and e-mail address;
(2) 
Address and/or block and lot of the property or properties to be discussed;
(3) 
Names and titles of all parties who are to participate in the contact, discussion, conversation or meeting;
(4) 
Type and extent of prospective or existing development to be discussed; and
(5) 
Sign off by developer regarding acknowledgement of the Master Plan.
C. 
Any initial discussion between a developer and the Town requires the presence of the Mayor, Economic Development Committee Chair and Planning Board Chair, or their designees, as well as the developer.