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    Nicole Dory concentrates her practice on environmental and land use transactions and litigation and other complex business litigation matters. With a degree in geology and experience as an environmental consultant, she applies ...

On June 20, 2018, the Supreme Court of New Jersey issued its decision in Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Township of Franklin, addressing whether an incomplete site plan application triggered the Municipal Land Use Law’s (MLUL) Time of Application Rule (TOA). The ...

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On March 22, 2018, Governor Murphy announced his nominations for the Opportunity Zone program. In total, seventy five municipalities contain nominated tracts. The list is geographically diverse, with at least one municipality from each county in the ...

As one of his last acts in office, Governor Chris Christie signed into law Assembly Bill 1425/Senate Bill 3233, which reforms the performance and maintenance guarantee provisions of the Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL). The new law brings significant changes that will affect developers ...

New York City and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on October 17, 2016 that they have reached an agreement to revise the City’s flood maps. The move resolves the City’s appeal of preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), which affect thousands of businesses ...

Despite the issuance of preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) a few years ago, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has not yet issued effective FIRMs for parts of New Jersey and New York. Although this has left developers in a bit of flux, a recent appeal in New York City may be ...

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