Court Strikes Down COAH’s Imposition of Regulations as “Guidelines”

Posted by on Feb 25, 2011 in COAH and Affordable Housing Issues, Fort Monmouth Redevelopment, Highlands, Pinelands

By: Henry T. Chou, Esq.
In an opinion issued on February 24, 2011, the Appellate Division ruled that COAH’s Regional Affordable Housing Development Program Guidelines (“Guidelines”) are actually regulations that should have been adopted under the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”).

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Princeton University to Develop Solar Field

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in Green Building, Solar Energy, Solar Rebate Program

By: Michael J. Lipari, Esq.
Renewable energy projects continue their emergence throughout New Jersey as the beneficial aspects of these projects are being realized by property owners. New Jersey is currently ranked second in the United States for solar installations largely in part to the emergence of solar fields being constructed on farms and otherwise vacant land. Recent state and federal legislative initiatives have made these types of projects economically feasible.

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