Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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ARTICLE I Purpose and Scope

SECTION 21-1 Purpose; Repealer; Severability; Effective Date (§ 21-1.1 – § 21-1.5)

ARTICLE II Definition of Terms

SECTION 21-2 Purpose

SECTION 21-3 Definitions (§ 21-3.1 – § 21-3.1)

ARTICLE III Planning Organization and Procedures

SECTION 21-4 Planning Board (§ 21-4.1 – § 21-4.11)

SECTION 21-5 Zoning Board of Adjustment (§ 21-5.1 – § 21-5.14)

SECTION 21-6 Provisions Applicable to Both the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment (§ 21-6.1 – § 21-6.12)

SECTION 21-7 (Reserved)

SECTION 21-7A Contribution Disclosure Statements (§ 21-7A.1 – § 21-7A.4)

ARTICLE IV Zoning

SECTION 21-8 Purpose; Scope (§ 21-8.1 – § 21-8.2)

SECTION 21-9 General Provisions (§ 21-9.1 – § 21-9.8)

SECTION 21-10 Zones (§ 21-10.1 – § 21-10.16)

SECTION 21-11 Nonconforming Uses and Structures (§ 21-11.1 – § 21-11.4)

SECTION 21-12 Conditional Uses (§ 21-12.1 – § 21-12.4)

SECTION 21-13 (Reserved)

SECTION 21-14 Critical Area Regulations (§ 21-14.1 – § 21-14.4)

SECTION 21-15 Lot Regulations (§ 21-15.1 – § 21-15.2)

SECTION 21-16 Accessory Structures (§ 21-16.1 – § 21-16.4)

SECTION 21-17 Signs (§ 21-17.1 – § 21-17.5)

SECTION 21-17A Wireless Telecommunications Towers and Antennas (§ 21-17A.1 – § 21-17A.9)

SECTION 21-18 Private Swimming Pools (§ 21-18.1 – § 21-18.4)

SECTION 21-18A Open Decks in Residential Areas (§ 21-18A.1 – § 21-18A.2)

Article 21-18B Open Porches in Residential Areas (§ 21-18B.1 – § 21-18B.2)

SECTION 21-19 Outdoor Storage (§ 21-19.1 – § 21-19.6)

SECTION 21-20 Monuments

SECTION 21-21 Access and Streets (§ 21-21.1 – § 21-21.5)

SECTION 21-22 Parking and Loading (§ 21-22.1 – § 21-22.3)

SECTION 21-23 Drainage (§ 21-23.1 – § 21-23.4)

SECTION 21-24 Sewage Disposal (§ 21-24.1 – § 21-24.3)

SECTION 21-25 Water Supply and Fire Protection (§ 21-25.1 – § 21-25.3)

SECTION 21-26 Utilities (§ 21-26.1 – § 21-26.3)

SECTION 21-27 Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (§ 21-27.1 – § 21-27.4)

SECTION 21-28 Screening and Buffering (§ 21-28.1 – § 21-28.2)

SECTION 21-29 Construction Hours of Operation (§ 21-29.1 – § 21-29.7)

SECTION 21-30 Development Standards - Nonresidential (§ 21-30.1 – § 21-30.4)

SECTION 21-31 Development Standards - Standard Residential (§ 21-31.1 – § 21-31.3)

SECTION 21-32 Development Standards - Residential Cluster (§ 21-32.1 – § 21-32.5)

SECTION 21-33 Development Standards - Planned Residential Development (§ 21-33.1 – § 21-33.12)

ARTICLE V Development Regulations

SECTION 21-34 Purpose

SECTION 21-35 Performance Standards For All Uses (§ 21-35.1 – § 21-35.8)

SECTION 21-36 Design of Streets (§ 21-36.1 – § 21-36.11)

SECTION 21-37 Design of Intersections (§ 21-37.1 – § 21-37.3)

SECTION 21-38 Residential Driveways (§ 21-38.1 – § 21-38.2)

SECTION 21-39 Parking, Loading and Access (§ 21-39.1 – § 21-39.3)

SECTION 21-40 Solid Waste Disposal (§ 21-40.1 – § 21-40.3)

SECTION 21-40A Recycling Areas (§ 21-40A.1 – § 21-40A.7)

SECTION 21-41 Lighting (§ 21-41.1 – § 21-41.3)

SECTION 21-42 Drainage (§ 21-42.1 – § 21-42.3)

SECTION 21-43 Landscaping and Shade Trees (§ 21-43.1 – § 21-43.5)

SECTION 21-44 Grading and Topsoil Removal (§ 21-44.1 – § 21-44.3)

SECTION 21-45 Tree Removal and Protection (§ 21-45.1 – § 21-45.5)

SECTION 21-46 Open Space (§ 21-46.1 – § 21-46.3)

SECTION 21-46A Fire Protection Systems (§ 21-46A.1 – § 21-46A.1)

ARTICLE VI (Reserved)

SECTION 21-46B (Reserved)

ARTICLE VII Development Application Review Procedures

SECTION 21-47 Jurisdiction of Responsibility During Development Application Review (§ 21-47.1 – § 21-47.2)

SECTION 21-48 Required Applications (§ 21-48.1 – § 21-48.5)

SECTION 21-49 Preapplication Review

SECTION 21-50 Technical Coordinating Committee (§ 21-50.1 – § 21-50.3)

SECTION 21-51 Waivers (§ 21-51.1 – § 21-51.1)

SECTION 21-52 Submission of Applications for Final Approval of Minor Subdivisions (§ 21-52.1 – § 21-52.7)

SECTION 21-53 Submission of Applications for General Development Plan Approval of Development Plans for PUD-Mt. Laurel Option (§ 21-53.1 – § 21-53.8)

SECTION 21-54 Submission of Preliminary Plats and Preliminary Plans (§ 21-54.1 – § 21-54.11)

SECTION 21-55 Submission of Final Development Plans (§ 21-55.1 – § 21-55.5)

ARTICLE VIII Standards for Submission of Design Documents for Public Improvements

SECTION 21-56 Introduction

SECTION 21-57 Plan Preparation (§ 21-57.1 – § 21-57.5)

ARTICLE IX Fees, Guaranties, Inspections and Off-Tract Improvements

SECTION 21-58 Fees (§ 21-58.1 – § 21-58.2)

SECTION 21-58A Agreements (§ 21-58A.1 – § 21-58A.5)

SECTION 21-59 Installation of Improvements: Guaranty Agreement (§ 21-59.1 – § 21-59.16)

SECTION 21-60 On-Tract and On-Site Improvements (§ 21-60.1 – § 21-60.3)

SECTION 21-61 Off-Tract Improvements (§ 21-61.1 – § 21-61.6)

ARTICLE X Administration, Enforcement, Violations and Penalties

SECTION 21-62 Administration

SECTION 21-63 Enforcement (§ 21-63.1 – § 21-63.4)

SECTION 21-64 Violations

SECTION 21-65 Penalties (§ 21-65.1 – § 21-65.2)

SECTION 21-66 Selling Land Before Final Subdivision Approval (§ 21-66.1 – § 21-66.3)

ARTICLE XI Regulations Applicable to the R-5 Zoning District to Provide Low- and Moderate-Income Housing

SECTION 21-67 Purpose

SECTION 21-68 Regulations Applicable to the R-5 Zone as Part of the PRD-2 Option (§ 21-68.1 – § 21-68.2)

SECTION 21-69 Use Regulations (§ 21-69.1 – § 21-69.3)

SECTION 21-70 Minimum Tract Size and Gross Density (§ 21-70.1 – § 21-70.2)

SECTION 21-71 Minimum Tract Setback

SECTION 21-72 Schedule of Area, Bulk and Yard Requirements

SECTION 21-73 Distance Between Buildings (§ 21-73.1 – § 21-73.1)

SECTION 21-74 Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirements (§ 21-74.1 – § 21-74.1)

SECTION 21-75 Minimum Floor Area for Dwelling Units (§ 21-75.1 – § 21-75.1)

SECTION 21-76 Lower Income Housing Requirements (§ 21-76.1 – § 21-76.6)

SECTION 21-77 Common Open Space Requirements (§ 21-77.1 – § 21-77.3)

SECTION 21-78 Engineering and Construction Design (§ 21-78.1 – § 21-78.5)

SECTION 21-79 Waivers

ARTICLE XII Regulations Applicable to PUD-Mt. Laurel Option

SECTION 21-80 Purpose

SECTION 21-81 Applicability of Other Regulations

SECTION 21-82 Where Permitted

SECTION 21-83 Application Procedure (§ 21-83.1 – § 21-83.1)

SECTION 21-83A Development Fee

SECTION 21-84 Regulations Applicable to PUD-5 Mt. Laurel Option (§ 21-84.1 – § 21-84.13)

ARTICLE XIII Affordable Housing

SECTION 21-85 Affordable Housing Obligation (§ 21-85.1 – § 21-85.19)

SECTION 21-86 Affordable Housing Development Fees (§ 21-86.1 – § 21-86.1)