MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP PLANNING BOARD
MASTER PLAN SUBCOMMITTEE
Minutes of December 8, 2011 - 6:00 PM Start
195 Changebridge Road, Montville Municipal Building
Mr. Lipari -
Nielson - present
Lewis - present
Mr. Visco -
Mr. Joseph Burgis, PP - Board
Planner - absent
Meghan Hunscher, PP -
Principal Planner (Township staff) - absent
Chairman Lewis summarized the
zoning ordinance adoption process for the members present, including the
outstanding issues the Planning Board agreed to address in response to the
public hearing. The Planning Board will open the meeting to the public on these
specific issues only and draft a recommendation for any ordinance amendments
for submission back to the Township Committee.
The Subcommittee agreed
unanimously that the items to be reconsidered by the Planning Board were
limited to the issues cited at the Township Committee public hearing and the
issue of farm stands as they relate to the NJ Right-to-Farm Act as raised after
the hearing by Committeeman Kostka.
The issues to be considered
at the 1/26/12 Planning Board meeting are:
signs – permits, pre-election placement and post-election removal dates;
of worship – exclusion of OB-zone churches from general exemption for R-zone
churches (San Dol);
of worship – suitability of new I-zone placement in light of federal statute
and case law;
Recreation Zone – the inclusion of certain accessory uses such as patios and
decks in the accessory use table;
Zone – re-consideration of prior request to include convenience store with
service station as a conditional use.
of the adopted ordinance provisions related to farm stands as they relate to
the prior ordinance and the NJ Right-to-Farm Act.
The Subcommittee will convene
at 6:30 p.m. on January 26th prior to the regular meeting to hear a
report from Joe Burgis on his research into these issues and recommendations.
The meeting adjourned at 7:15
Gary Lewis, Chairman