The MLUL’S Automatic Approval Provision Gets Some “Teeth”



In this article published in the New Jersey Builders Association Dimensions Newsletter, Winter 2017 Issue, Donna Jennings explains the recent decision entitled Bright and Varick Urban Renewal Company, LLC v. Jersey City Planning Board, et al. In this decision, The Appellate division affirmed a grant of automatic approval for a residential development when the Planning Board failed to act on its application within the statutory time limits.