Development that protects open space and farmland, revitalizes communities, keeps housing affordable, and provides transportation choices
This is the simplest example of how a noncontiguous cluster might be executed., where all of the allowed units on both sites are constructed on one site, and the other site is preserved.
This is another example of how a noncontiguous cluster might be executed where all of the allowed units from four parcels are clustered onto one parcel.
Nj future non contiguous clustering 11-7-12 sturm intro
The Nuts and Bolts ofNoncontiguous Cluster Development New Jersey Future Webinar November 7, 2012 Made possible with generous support from The Bunbury Company | Community Foundation of New Jersey | William Penn Foundation
Today’s Agenda & Speakers1. Introduction Chris Sturm, senior director of state policy, New Jersey Future2. The Process of Adopting the Noncontiguous Cluster Approach Jim Dowd, member, Delaware Township Planning Board3. Planning Considerations and the Mount Olive Experience Frank Banisch, president, Banisch & Associates4. Implementation through Development Projects John Riggs, director of planning and environmental protection, Monroe Township5. Questions and Answers and Wrap Up
A few “housekeeping” details• To ask questions, please type them in using the “chat box” on the lower left of your screen• If you are having technical problems, call 609- 393-0008, x314• A follow-up email will provide links to today’s presentations and other resources
About New Jersey FutureSmart Growth research, policy and advocacy www.njfuture.org
Why Cluster? Put development where it makes the most sensePreserve open space or farmland without using tax payer funds
Implementation in New Jersey Ten towns with ordinances: • Delaware • Hillsborough* • Hopewell • Middle • Monroe* • Mt. Olive* • North Hanover • Ocean • Plainsboro* • Robbinsville* * Five towns with noncontiguous cluster developments
Up NextChoosing to Use Noncontiguous Clustering Jim Dowd, member, Delaware Township Planning BoardPlanning Considerations and the Mount Olive Experience Frank Banisch, president, Banisch & AssociatesImplementation through Development Projects John Riggs, director of planning and environmental protection, Monroe Township
Questions and AnswersSend them in using the chat window on the lower left of your screen
Resources from New Jersey FutureYou will receive an email today with links to:• Today’s presentations• New Jersey Future “cluster” webpage – Report: Case Studies of Noncontiguous Clustering in New Jersey – Presentation & Notes: Affordable Land Preservation Tools, with Notes, June 2011 – Proposed legislation: Cluster development bill overview
Resources from Our PartnersResources from our partners, including:• DVRPC municipal planning tool: Land Preservation through Noncontiguous Parcel Clustering in New Jersey• Sustainable Jersey: “Action” for clustering• ANJEC report: Using Ordinances to Protect Local Natural Resources• NJ Department of Agriculture report: Agricultural Smart Growth Plan for New Jersey
Thank you! Chris Sturm Senior Director of State Policy New Jersey Future email@example.com 609-393-0008 ext. 114 http://www.njfuture.org