Whenever a term is used in the development regulations of the Township, including this chapter, which is defined in N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq., such term is intended to have the meaning set forth in the definition of such term found in said statute, unless a contrary intent is clearly expressed in the context of the development regulation. The term "administrative officer" shall mean the Planning and Zoning Coordinator.
All sections of the Land Subdivision Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance, Site Plan Review Ordinance or any other ordinance of the Township of Cedar Grove which contain provisions contrary to the provisions of this chapter shall be and are hereby, to the extent of such inconsistency, repealed.
Specifically repealed, without limiting the generality of the implied repealer expressed above, are the following chapters, articles and sections of the general ordinances and Chapter 268, Zoning, of the Township:
General ordinances repealed:
Chapter 5, Article 2, Sections 13 through 18.1.
Editor's Note: Said Ch. 5, Art. 2, Secs. 13 through 18.1, of the former Revised Ordinances was the ordinance establishing the Zoning Board of Adjustment, adopted 7-29-1955, as amended 12-12-1960, 5-6-1963, 10-7-1963, 8-10-1964, 2-6-1967 by Ord. No. 67-4 and 10-2-1967 by Ord. No. 67-13, pursuant to the former statute.
Zoning Ordinances repealed:
Article XIII, Section 1, preliminary provisions dealing with expiration and revocation of exceptions, variances and building permits, only [Revised Ordinance No. 74-3(a)].
Article XIII, Section 2(e), the second and third unnumbered paragraphs, only [Revised Ordinance No. 74-3(a)].
Article XIII, Section 3.
All applications for development filed prior to the effective date of this chapter may be continued, but any appeals arising out of decisions made on any such application shall be governed by the provisions of Article IV of this chapter.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Land Use Procedures Ordinance of the Township of Cedar Grove."
This chapter shall take effect on February 1, 1977, in order to comply with the requirements of the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-92, and in accordance with the resolution declaring an emergency adopted concurrently herewith.
Immediately upon adoption of this chapter, the Township Clerk shall file a copy with the County Planning Board as required by law. The Clerk shall also file with the County Planning Board copies of all other ordinances of the Township relating to land use, such as the Land Subdivision, Zoning and Site Plan Review Ordinances. 
This chapter is adopted pursuant to the requirements and authority of the Municipal Land Use Law of New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq., and is intended to implement the provisions of said statute which are mandatory and to elect the optional provisions thereof to the extent that the same are specifically recited herein. To the extent that the powers and limitations of the Zoning and Planning Boards may not be fully recited herein, the statutory provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. shall be deemed to control.