Land Use & Zoning

PennEast Fails to Move Forward with NJDEP Wetlands Permit

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has administratively closed the PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC freshwater permit application.  Citing a failure of PennEast to address deficiencies in its application, and the unlikely prospect of PennEast having adequate information, in the near future, the NJDEP rendered

By |2020-04-22T15:42:49-04:00June 28th, 2017|Announcements, Land Use & Zoning|

Agricultural Development in the Highlands

Development in the Highlands Preservation Area. How do Highlands development restrictions affect agricultural development?  Considerable farmland falls within the Highlands Region.  Primarily intended to protect drinking water, over 800,000 acres of New Jersey, known as the “Highlands Region,” have been designated either Highlands Preservation Area

By |2020-04-21T15:40:46-04:00February 21st, 2017|Agricultural Law, Land Use & Zoning, Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|

Environmental Due Diligence and “Innocent Owner” Status

Looking to purchase property with contaminated soil and groundwater?  Probably not, unless you are a brownfield’s redeveloper. Most purchasers of commercial property are counting on their property being “clean.”  Environmental due diligence occurs in two phases: 1) review the current and historic activities at the

By |2020-04-21T16:24:55-04:00November 4th, 2016|Agricultural Law, Land Use & Zoning, Nicole Voigt, Real Estate|
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