Ordinance No. 15-01

Introduced: February 3, 2015
Public Hearing: March 23, 2015
Status: Adopted

An ordinance to amend the land development ordinance of the Township of Vernon by adoption of a revised page 1 of the zoning map, Section 330-158 of Chapter 330

WHEREAS, the Township Council of the Township of Vernon find that the first sheet of the Zoning Map of the Township of Vernon, Section 330-158 of Chapter 330 entitled “Zoning Map”, is in need of revision due to errors in the map; and

WHEREAS, it has been brought to the attention of Township Council that changes made to the Township-wide zoning map meant to include Block 141, Lots 6, 8 and 9 in the TC (Town Center) zoning district were never adopted by ordinance; and

WHEREAS, Block 141, Lots 6, 8 and 9 are intended to be completely within the TC (Town Center) Zoning district however, Lot 6 is split by both the AET and the TC Zoning Districts.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, and State of New Jersey as follows:

Section 1. The Land Development Ordinance of the Township of Vernon is hereby amended by replacing page 1 of the Zoning Map with a revised Zoning Map showing updates as depicted in Attachment 1 of this Ordinance, placing Lots 6, 8 and 9 in the TC (Town Center) Zoning District in their entirety.

Section 2. Should any section, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance be declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such provision(s) shall be deemed severable and the remaining portions of this Ordinance shall remain in full force and effect.

Section 3. All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions that are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Section 4. The Township Clerk is directed to give notice at least ten days prior to the hearing on the adoption of this ordinance to the County Planning Board and to all others entitled pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:55D-15. The Township Clerk is further directed to refer this Ordinance to the Vernon Township Land Use Board, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-64. Upon the adoption of this ordinance, after public hearing, the Township Clerk is further directed to publish notice of the passage and to file a copy of this ordinance, as finally adopted, with the Sussex County Planning Board, as required by N.J.S.A. 40:55D-16.

Section 5. This Ordinance shall take effect after publication and passage according to law.


Attachment 1

Lot 6, 8 and 9, Block 141 as depicted on the current zoning map

Lot 6, 8 and 9, Block 141 as depicted on the current zoning map

Lot 6, 8 and 9, Block 141 as it is proposed to be correctly placed in the TC zone

Lot 6, 8 and 9, Block 141 as it is proposed to be correctly placed in the TC zone