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Chapter 1. Purpose & Intent…..3 
40:1-1. Enumeration of Purposes…..3

Introduction to Zones

Chapter 2. Definitions…..50
40:2-1. General…..50
40:2-2. Definitions…..50

Chapter 3. Zoning Districts…..78
40:3-1. Establishment of Zoning Districts…..78
40:3-2. Zoning Maps…..7
40:3-3. Interpretation of Zoning District Boundaries…..78
40:3-4. General Compliance Conditions…..78
40:3-5. New Territory…..79

Chapter 4. Permitted Uses By District…..80 
40:4-1. Permitted Uses in Residential Districts…..82
40:4-2. Permitted Uses in Commercial Districts…..84
40:4-3. Permitted Uses in Industrial, Airport & Port Area Districts…..86
40:4-4. Permitted Uses In Mixed-Use & Other Districts…..89
40:4-5. Nonconforming Uses…..92
40:4-6. Additional Standards…..92

Chapter 5. Building Bulk & Design Requirements…..98 
40:5-1. Permitted Building Types by Zoning District…..98
40:5-2. Bulk & Design Standards for 1-family houses in R-1…99
40:5-3. General Bulk & Design Standards…..101
50:5-4. Illustrated Bulk & Design Requirements…..116

Chapter 6. Conditional Use Standards…..148 
40:6-1. Enumerated; Applications; Procedure…..148
40:6-2. Standards for Conditional Uses…..148

Chapter 7. Off-Street Parking & Loading…..176 
40:7-1. Applicability 176
40:7-2. Requirements for Off-Street Parking…..176
40:7-3. Shared Parking…..181
40:7-4. Auto-Share Parking Spaces…..181
40:7-5. Minimum Required Off-Street Loading Spaces For Non-Residential Uses…..181
40:7-6. Bicycle Parking Ratios & Standards…..183

Chapter 8. Design Requirements for Off-Street Parking & Loading Areas…..184 
40:8-1. Variances & Waivers…..184
40:8-2. Location…..184
40:8-3. Off-Street Parking Lots…..184
40:8-4. Off-Street Structured Parking…..185
40:8-5. Off-Street Parking Landscaping…..186
40:8-6. Loading Areas…..188
40:8-7. Bicycle Parking Areas…..188
40:8-8. Driveway Design Standards…..189
40:8-9. Buffer Zones…..189

Chapter 9. Signs…..192
40:9-1. Regulations…..192
40:9-2. Signage Design & Measurement Requirements…..195

Chapter 10. Historic Sites & Districts…..200
40:10-1. Title…..200
40:10-2. Definitions…..200
40:10-3. Criteria for Designation…..202
40:10-4. Procedures of Designation…..203
40:10-5. Uses of Designated Properties…..203
40:10-6. Removal of Designation…..203
40:10-7. Actions Requiring Review…..203
40:10-8. Actions Not Requiring Review…..203
40:10-9. Emergency Repairs…..203
40:10-10. Informal Review…..204
40:10-11. Application Procedures…..204
40:10-12. Commission Review of Development & Zoning Applications…..204
40:10-13. Commission Review of Application for Permits…..205
40:10-14. General Standards…..205
40:10-15. Standards for Protection…..206
40:10-16. Standards for Stabilization…..206
40:10-17. Standards for New Construction…..206
40:10-18. Standards for Relocation…..208
40:10-19. Standards for Demolition…..208
40:10-20. Local Guidelines…..209
40:10-21. Effect of Project Approval or Denial; Appeals…..209
40:10-22. Enforcement…..209
40:10-23. Preventive Maintenance…..209
40:10-24. Municipal Responsibility…..210
40:10-25. Rules of Interpretation…..210
40:10-26. General…..210
40:10-27. Injunctive Relief…..210
40:10-28. Newark Landmarks & Districts Maps…..211

Chapter 11. Central Planning Board…..236
40:11-1. Establishment; Membership…..236
40:11-2. Terms of Office; Vacancies…..236
40:11-2-11. Organization of Board…..237
40:11-3. Appointment of Attorney…..237
40:11-4. Experts & Staff…..237
40:11-5. Powers & Duties…..238
40:11-6. County Approval…..239

Chapter 12. Zoning Board of Adjustment…..240
40:12-1. Establishment; Membership…..240
40:12-2. Terms of Office; Vacancies…..240
40:12-3. Organization of Board…..240
40:12-4. Experts & Staff…..240
40:12-5. Powers & Duties…..240
40:12-6. Annual Report on Variances Heard by Zoning Board of Adjustment…..242

Chapter 13. Subdivision Procedures…..244
40:13-1. Title…..244
40:13-2. Purpose…..244
40:13-3. Compliance With Applicable Requirements…..244
40:13-4. Applicability…..244
40:13-5. Waiver…..244
40:13-6. Minor Subdivision Procedure…..244
40:13-7. Preliminary Major Subdivision Procedure…..246
40:13-8. Final Major Subdivision Procedure…..247
40:13-9. Subdivision Plat Details Requirements…..250
40:13-10. Amended Subdivision Review…..252
40:13-11. Conditional Use Approval…..252
40:13-12. Performance Guarantees & Improvement Costs…..252
40:13-13. Penalties, Civil Remedies & Liens…..255

Chapter 14. Subdivision Zoning & Design Standards…..256
40:14-1. Variances & Waivers…..256
40:14-2. Development Requirements & Standards…..256
40:14-3. Streets…..257
40:14-4. Intersection Design…..258
40:14-5. Sidewalks…..258
40:14-6. Curbing…..259
40:14-7. Street Lighting…..259
40:14-8. Traffic Control Devices…..259
40:14-9. Additional Measures…..259

Chapter 15. Site Plan Procedures…..260
40:15-1. Title…..260
40:15-2. Purpose…..260
40:15-3. Severability & Validity…..260
40:15-4. Compliance With Applicable Requirements…..260
40:15-5. Applicability…..260
40:15-6. Exceptions…..261
40:15-7. Minor Site Plan Procedure…..261
40:15-8. Major Site Plan Procedure…..262
40:15-9. Time Period for Action by the Zoning Board of Adjustment…..276
40:15-10. Time Period for Action for Ancillary Powers of the Central Planning Board…..278
40:15-11. Provisions Applicable to Both the Central Planning Board & Zoning Board of Adjustment…..278
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40:15-12. Application for Development Procedures…..283
40:15-13. Appeals…..285
40:15-14. Miscellaneous Provisions…..285

Chapter 16. Additional Zoning & Design Standards…..286
40:16-1. Variances And Waiver…..286
40:16-2. Landscaping for Buildings & Yards…..286
40:16-3. Buffer Areas…..287
40:16-4. Screening of Uses & Activities…..287
40:16-5. Fences & Walls…..288
40:16-6. Lighting…..289
40:16-7. Garbage & Refuse Collection Disposal & Recyclable Materials…..291
40:16-8. Sanitary Utilities…..291
40:16-9. Water Supply…..292
40:16-10. Fire Prevention…..292
40:16-11. Maintenance…..292
40:16-12. Additional Measures…..292

Chapter 17. Storm Drainage…..294
40:17-1. Scope & Purpose…..294
40:17-2. Definitions Applicable Specifically to Chapter 17…..294
40:17-3. General Standards…..297
40:17-4. Stormwater Management Requirements for Developments…..297
40:17-5. Calculation of Stormwater Runoff & Groundwater Recharge for Major Development…..306
40:17-6. Standards for Structural Stormwater Management Measures…..307
40:17-7. Sources for Technical Guidance…..308
40:17-8. Safety Standards for Stormwater Management Basins…..308
40:17-9. Additional Requirements for a Site Development Stormwater Plan to be Added to a Site Plan Review Application for Developments…..309
40:17-10. Maintenance & Repair…..311
40:17-11. Refuse Containers/Dumpsters…..312
40:17-12. Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting…..312
40:17-13. Penalties…..313
40:17-14. Enforcement…..313

Chapter 18. Administration, Enforcement & Violations…..314
40:18-1. Administration…..314
40:18-2. Certificate Of Code Compliance…..315
40:18-3. Violations…..317

Appendix: Newark Redevelopment Area 318 Boundary Map

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