Friday, March 22, 2013
The Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the adoption of the land use and circulation element drage on Wednesday, April 10
Friday, March 22
Montclair officials have released their vision of what direction development should take during the next three decades. The draft of the Land Use and Circulation Element of Montclair's Master Plan is now available. The 179-page draft can be found by clicking here. The Montclair Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the adoption of the land use and circulation element draft on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, located at 205 Claremont Ave. The adoption process is expected to take multiple meetings. What is the Land Use and Circulation Element of the Master Plan? The land use and circulation element of the Master Plan is a 30-year vision for how best to use Montcliar's land and housing resources. Members …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Township Manager Marc Dashield and Township Planner Janice Talley talk about the Master Plan and future development on Tuesday.
Imagine driving into Montclair and passing by 10-story buildings on Bloomfield Avenue, or walking past five-story buildings overlooking the Upper Montclair train station and Watchung Plaza. While these monoliths may be a foreign sight in Montclair in the present, they may become a reality within the next 30 years as the township determines how best to balance long-term growth with sustainability. Recommendations for how best to utilize Montclair’s land and housing resources, known as the unified land-use element of the township’s Master Plan, was unveiled Tuesday at a 4th Ward community meeting where about 60 residents turned out. However, unlike traditional land-use plans, the township is also including a never-before used …