N.J. Admin. Code § 7:13-16.6 - Contents of public notice of an application

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Except for the newspaper notice provided under 7:13-16.5, public notice required under this subchapter shall include the following:
1. A copy of the completed LURP application form that was submitted to the Department for the application;
2. A cover letter as follows:
i. For an application for a verification, the letter set forth at (c) below;
ii. For an application for an individual permit, the letter set forth at (d) below; and
iii. For a joint verification and individual permit application, the letter set forth at (e) below; and
3. If an application includes a request for a hardship exception under 7:13-9.8, the letter required under (a)2 above shall also include the following:
i. A statement that a hardship exception is being requested;
ii. The nature of the hardship; and
iii. The citation and subject matter of each requirement in this chapter for which the hardship exception is being requested.
(b) Where public notice is required under this subchapter to be sent to a municipal or county clerk, the applicant shall send three copies of the public notice, accompanied by a letter requesting that the clerk keep one copy for public inspection, and distribute one copy of the public notice to the planning board and one copy to the environmental commission if any.
(c) The letter required in (a)2 above for an application for a verification shall state:

This letter is to notify you that an application for a flood hazard area verification will be submitted to the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (Department) for the site described on the attached application form. The Department regulates construction within flood hazard areas and riparian zones adjacent to certain waters. This application is a request for the Department to verify the extent of these areas on the subject property. A flood hazard area verification does not approve any construction. A separate application must be made to the Department if regulated activities are proposed within these areas. If you have any comments or questions regarding this application, please write to the Department at the following address and include a copy of the first page of the attached application form.

Attn: Engineering Supervisor for (the county or counties where the property that is the subject of the application is located)

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Land Use Regulation

P.O. Box 439

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0439

Your comments must be sent within 15 calendar days of your receipt of this letter to ensure that the Department will be able to consider your concerns during its review of this application. You can submit comments after this date but the Department may not be able to address your concerns. You can also contact the Department by telephone at (609) 292-0060 and can obtain general information about the flood hazard area program at the following website: www.nj.gov/dep/landuse.

(d) The letter required in (a)2 above for an application for an individual permit shall state:

This letter is to notify you that an application for a flood hazard area permit will be submitted to the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (Department) for the project described on the attached application form. A flood hazard area permit is required for this project because some or all of the work is proposed in a flood hazard area or in a riparian zone. If you have any comments or questions regarding this application, please write to the Department at the following address and include a copy of the first page of the attached application form:

Attn: Engineering Supervisor for (the county or counties where the property that is the subject of the application is located)

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Land Use Regulation

P.O. Box 439

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0439

Your comments must be sent within 15 calendar days of your receipt of this letter to ensure that the Department will be able to consider your concerns during its review of this application. You can submit comments after this date but the Department may not be able to address your concerns. You can also contact the Department by telephone at (609) 292-0060 and can obtain general information about the flood hazard area program at the following website: www.nj.gov/dep/landuse.

(e) The letter required in (a)2 above for a joint verification and individual permit application shall state:

This letter is to notify you that an application for a flood hazard area verification will be submitted to the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (Department) for the property described on the attached application form. The Department regulates construction within flood hazard areas and riparian zones adjacent to certain waters. This application is a request for the Department to verify the extent of these areas on the subject property. In addition, an application for a flood hazard area permit will also be submitted to the Department for the project described on the attached application form. A flood hazard area permit is required for this project because some or all of the work is proposed in a flood hazard area or in a riparian zone. If you have any comments or questions regarding this application, please write to the Department at the following address and include a copy of the first page of the attached application form:

Attn: Engineering Supervisor for (the county or counties where the property that is the subject of the application is located)

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Land Use Regulation

P.O. Box 439

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0439

Your comments must be sent within 15 calendar days of your receipt of this letter to ensure that the Department will be able to consider your concerns during its review of this application. You can submit comments after this date but the Department may not be able to address your concerns. You can also contact the Department by telephone at (609) 292-0060 and can obtain general information about the flood hazard area program at the following website: www.nj.gov/dep/landuse.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:13-16.6

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