Be It Ordained by the Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, that Chapter XIII of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Wantage, is hereby amended as follows:
Section 13-5.3.b of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Wantage is hereby amended in its entirety to read as follows:
b. The new lots to be created by residential cluster development shall not exceed the number of lots which would have been created had the same tract been developed in a conventional manner, taking into consideration such factors as terrain, wetness, shape of the tract and other such customary limitations. A qualifying map shall be submitted to the Wantage Land Use Board with all cluster development applications. The qualifying map shall determine the maximum number of lots allowed within the tract.
Section 13-2 is hereby amended to include the following new Subsection:
13-2.74.a. “Qualifying Map” shall mean a conceptual development plan that depicts a conventional subdivision of the tract, utilizing the Traditional Development Option as defined in Section 13-5.5.a.1, and taking into consideration environmental constraints, access, building envelope and other factors typically considered for a subdivision plat.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions that are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
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. 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.
This ordinance shall take effect after publication and passage according to law.
F. Parker Space, Mayor
James Doherty, Administrator/Municipal Clerk
TAKE NOTICE that the above entitled ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Wantage, County of Sussex, New Jersey, held on July 21, 2005, and will be considered for final passage after public hearing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Township Committee to be held on August 11, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Route 23, Wantage, New Jersey. During the preceding week, copies of the ordinance will be made available at the Clerk's office in the Municipal Building to members of the general public.