Township of Mannington, NJ
Salem County
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[Amended 7-6-2006 by Ord. No. 06-10]
If before final subdivision approval has been granted, any person transfers or sells or agrees to transfer or sell, except pursuant to an agreement expressly conditioned on final subdivision approval, as owner or agent, any land which forms a part of a subdivision for which Township approval is required by this chapter pursuant to the Municipal Land Use Law, such person shall be subject to the penalties provided by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-55, as amended and supplemented.
In addition to the foregoing, the municipality may institute and maintain a civil action for injunctive relief and to set aside and invalidate any conveyance made pursuant to such contract of sale if a certificate of compliance has not been issued in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:55D-56. In any such action, the transferee, purchaser or grantee shall be entitled to a lien upon the portion of the land, from which the subdivision was made that remains in the possession of the developer, or his/her assigns or successors, to secure the return of any deposits made or purchase prices paid, and also a reasonable search fee, survey expenses, and title closing expense, if any. Any such action must be brought within two years after the date of the recording of the instrument of transfer, sale, or conveyance of said land or within six years, if unrecorded.
[Amended 7-6-2006 by Ord. No. 06-10]
Violations of Parts 3 and 4 of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in § 1-15 of this Code.
Immediately upon the adoption of this chapter, the Municipal Clerk shall file a copy of this chapter with the Salem County Planning Board as required by law.
This chapter shall take effect upon the filing thereof with the County Planning Board, after final passage, adoption and publication in the manner prescribed by law.