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The NJLM and NJAPZA Present
Conditional Uses Under the MLUL:  What Are They and How Do They Get Approved?

December 5, 2017
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The New Jersey Municipal Land Use Law (N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et. seq.) defines a conditional use as one that is permitted in a zoning district if it meets the conditions specified in the municipality’s zoning ordinance.  A development application for this type of use is heard by the planning board when it meets the zoning standards or zoning board of adjustment as a (d) 3 variance when it does not.  However, the nature of the standards and the construction of the municipal zoning ordinance can make conditional use applications very complicated and confusing for planning and zoning staff and board members alike.

              This webinar will discuss how conditional use standards should be written, where they should be placed in the zoning ordinance, and how they compare to the general zone standards or site plan and subdivision standards. The presenters also will review the proofs required for board approvals in the context of relevant case law, including Coventry Square v. Westwood Zoning Board of Adjustment..

11:00a.m -12:00p.m. -Seminar Topic and Discussion


  • Lawrence A. Calli, Esq,Calli Law, LLC
  • John J. McDonough, PP, AICP, LA, John McDonough Associates, LLC

REGISTRATION FEE:      Member Rate:    $35.00* Non-Member: $45.00
*Member rate applies to: Municipalities, State, County, and Municipal Utilities & Authorities. 

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  1. At the scheduled time of the webinar, the attendee will click the link provided in the confirmation e-mail and will be automatically directed to the virtual classroom.

    Please note, in order to connect to the webinar, you may be required you to install the GoToWebinar Codec. To do this, hit “run” or “launch “when prompted and the codec will automatically install.
  1. Please note, attendees must sign on to the webinar at the specified time. Any attendee that signs in after the start of the webinar may not be eligible for credit.

*For last minute registrations a faxed or e-mailed copy of the check or PO is acceptable.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations will be accepted until 4:00p.m. three (3) business days prior to the scheduled webinar. Cancellations must be in writing.  After the Cancellation Deadline there are no refunds. 


If you are unable to participate in the webinar and you would like to transfer your registration to someone else, you must Email the following information to or fax to 609-695-0151:

    1. Name and title of attendee being substituted
    2. Name and title of new attendee
    3. Date and title of webinar

If you have any questions on substitutions please contact Suzanne at 609-695-3481 ext 111

CEUs: Planning Board/Zoning Board Secretary-1.0 Technical, Land Use Administrator-1.0 Technical, and Zoning Official- 1.0 Technical; NJCLE-1.2;CPWM-1.0 GOVT; RMC-1.0 Prof Devel

IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER OR CANCELLATION: We will announce emergency seminar or webinar cancellations via recorded announcement on our Weather Hotline: 609-695-3481 ext. 200 and post announcements on our website , Facebook page, and Twitter @NJ_League after 6:00am on the morning of the meeting.



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