HANOVER — Hanover Township Planning Board will hold a public hearing by way of ZOOM Webinar ONLY, on an “area in need of redevelopment” study prepared on behalf of the Planning Board by Burgis Associates, Inc., on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Click here to download a copy of the plan.
The public hearing will be held in accordance with the New Jersey Local Redevelopment and Housing Law. The purpose of the investigation is to determine if the hereinafter described study area complies with the requirements to enable it to be designated as an “area in need of redevelopment.” An “area in need of redevelopment” designation shall establish a Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Area, which shall not authorize the Township to exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire any property in the delineated area.
The study area that the Hanover Township Committee requested the Planning Board to consider is comprised of Block 4802 Lot 2 on the tax maps of the Township of Hanover. This property is located at 190 Park Avenue, south of Columbia Turnpike, and adjacent to and on the same side of the street as the Hyatt Hotel. The property was formerly used by Emilcott Associates, an environmental, health, and safety consulting firm, and previously by the Red Oak Bank. Currently, the property is vacant, and the former buildings have been demolished.
The public is invited to attend the public hearing and present all comments and information on the Planning Board’s investigation as to whether such area should be designated as an “area in need of redevelopment.” All comments will be considered by the Planning Board and made part of the public record.
At its January 14, 2021, Township Committee meeting approved a resolution authorizing the Township’s Planning Board to undertake a preliminary investigation to determine whether the proposed study area, Block 4802, Lot 2, qualifies as an area in need of non-condemnation redevelopment. Click here to download a copy of the plan.