Township of Liberty, NJ
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Liberty 7-12-1993 by Ord. No. 10-93. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Zoning — See Ch. 105.
Prior to the transfer of title of any parcel of property containing a structure, whether residential, commercial or any other use, the seller thereof shall be responsible for procuring a zoning certificate of compliance of said property and structure to assure that the premises can be properly utilized pursuant to the statutes of the State of New Jersey and the zoning ordinances of the Township of Liberty.
Said certificate shall provide that the premises is in compliance with the zoning ordinances of the township and/or is in compliance with any variances or resolutions granting variances, waivers or subdivisions pursuant to the ordinances of the township or is a preexisting nonconforming use. It shall be the responsibility of the seller to provide documentation relative to the granting of any and all such variances, waivers or subdivisions.
The Zoning Officer of the township shall, thereafter, review the application and conduct an inspection of the premises and of relevant records of the municipality to determine compliance with any and all terms and conditions of any variances, waivers or subdivisions.
In the event that it is necessary to resort to a survey to determine compliance, it shall be the responsibility of the seller to provide appropriate surveys or other evidence so as to afford the Zoning Officer appropriate information upon which to make a determination.
The seller of such property shall complete the application and submit the same no later than 15 days prior to the date of anticipated transfer of title.
The township shall establish, from time to time, a schedule of fees which will include the fee for the issuance of the certificate of compliance.[1] Said certificate shall be given to the purchaser of subject property.
Editor's Note: See § 72-45 of Ch. 72, Land Use Procedures and Fees.