Township of Union, NJ
Union County
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At least 10 days prior to the first regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Planning Board, the administrative officer shall retain one copy of all required submissions and shall then immediately distribute remaining materials in the following manner:
A. 
Chairman of the Board: one copy of the preliminary plat or plan and one copy each of the application and any applicable protective covenants or deed restrictions.
B. 
County Planning Board: one copy of the preliminary plat or plan and one copy each of the application and any applicable protective covenants or deed restrictions.
C. 
Construction Code Official/Secretary of the Board of Adjustment: one copy of the preliminary plat or plan and one copy each of the application and any applicable protective covenants or deed restrictions.
D. 
Township Engineer: one copy of preliminary plat or plan and one copy each of the application and any applicable protective covenants or deed restrictions.
E. 
At the direction of the Board, additional copies shall be sent to other municipal, county and state agencies and officials.
Upon determination that an application is complete, the Planning Board shall schedule a hearing on the application in accordance with the procedures set forth in § 170-39.
A. 
An application shall be granted or denied within the times of submission of a complete application prescribed below, or within such further time as may be consented to by the applicant:
Type of Application
Period of Time For Action By Planning Board
(days)
Minor subdivision
45
Minor site plan
45
Preliminary subdivision
10 lots or fewer
45
More than 10 lots
95
Preliminary site plan
10 acres of land or less
45
10 dwelling units or fewer
45
Preliminary site plan
More than 10 acres of land
95
Greater than 10 dwelling units
95
Final subdivision
45
Final site plan
45
Applications as provided in § 170-15
95
B. 
Failure of the Planning Board to act within the period prescribed for acting upon applications for final site plan or final major subdivision approval shall constitute final approval, and a certificate of the administrative officer as to the failure of the Planning Board to act shall be issued on request of the applicant, and it shall be sufficient in lieu of the written endorsement or other evidence of approval herein required and shall be so accepted by the County Recording Officer for purposes of filing subdivision plats.
Whenever review or approval of an application by the County Planning Board is required, the Planning Board shall condition any approval that it grants upon the timely receipt of a favorable report on the application by the County Planning Board or approval by the County Planning Board by its failure to report thereon within the required time period.
The applicant shall be notified of the action of the Planning Board within one week of its action and shall be furnished with a signed copy of any plat or plan granted approval.
Upon approval of an application, copies of the plat or site plan be filed by the Planning Board with the following:
A. 
Township Clerk.
B. 
Township Engineer.
C. 
Township Construction Code Official and Zoning Officer.
D. 
Township Tax Assessor.