I have been told that once a developer submits a site plan application they are protected from local ordinance changes or state regulation changes. I read the NJ Municipal Land Use Law as affording such protections only after an applicant receives Preliminary Site Plan approval.
My response only address the land use issues portion of your broad question. You will need to meet with the zoning officer to discuss what is required under the municipal ordinances to determine if the use is fully compliant and to obtain an occupancy permit. If not fully compliant and depending on...Read more »
currentl tenants have utility responsibility and there is no Master meter that reads the whole property. Tenants are directly billed and the landlord has no current responsibility with the utility in that regard. Can they legally assume the responsibility without consent from the tenant as well as... Read more »
As is true with most question concerning commonly owned property such as condominiums and cooperatives, it is important to read the organic documents to determine what powers were given to Board of Directors. Generally, changes in the duties of owners and the power of the Boar to affect those...Read more »
The tree is now 60-70 ft. tall. We know they should not be planted in this residential area and we had one uproot on our property. No help from local zoning or tree commission who know our neighbor. We can be killed if it falls or uproots onto our property. I have contacted approximately 19... Read more »
Speak to a local arborist to review the situation and his/her opinion as to the immediacy of any potential danger and what are the suggested remedies. Then speak to an attorney to review your legal rights and courses of action available to you. An immediate step would to put the municipality on...Read more »
This response reflects NJ case law and statutes. There are several items missing from your question that are important for a sound answer. The first is whether or not there is a written lease. If not, what are the terms of your oral lease? A lease generally has a covenant of quiet enjoyment. Quiet...Read more »
For two years we have asked our neighbor to please control his growth and anytime we did he said that we can cut back anything on our side . They had friends in the township zoning office wrote a fraudulent letter for them which I had corrected by the township manager . They told us in a letter... Read more »
As always my responses are based upon the application of NJ law. The answer may not be in accordance with the laws of the other 49 States. My second of my always responses is that anyone can sue anyone, the real question is whether a party as plaintiff (the one who sues) will prevail. The question...Read more »
If you are living in a legal apartment, then you may be entitled to reallocation fees. In the state of New Jersey reallocation fees are your monthly rent times 6. I highly recommend you consult with an attorney trained in the area of landlord tenant. My office offers a free no obligation...Read more »
I have two issues. My son put down payment on a piece of land in a remote area. He is supposed to pay the owner + pay the taxes every month until it's paid off. the owner will hold the deed until he pays it off. It doesn't seem kosher to me. My son does flip houses and is familiar... Read more »
Yes, scams happen all the time. I suggest you have your son set up a consultation with a lawyer as you have many questions here and obviously this will take some time and more information would be needed to answer these questions. Expect to pay that attorney for his time and advice.
Out of the blue this week, a contractor approached me about selling a 25 by 260 section of my property in order for him to build a road (my property is currently 100 by 260). He bought a large parcel of land... Read more »
First of all speak with an attorney knowledgeable of land use law. You want to be sure that what land you are left with meets the zoning requirements for your area. In addition, you don't say, but is there a mortgage on your home? You'll have to deal with your Lender for its OK before you...Read more »
In general they look for criminal and civil violations of both municipal ordinances and state regulations and laws. If a violation is found you will be given either notice to correct or a summons to appear in court.
Any time, prior to purchasing a foreclosure, you need to retain an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense attorney, who will have the expertise to help you avoid problems with foreclosed properties, which can have devastating financial consequences for the uneducated and unprepared.
lienholder has lien on 1 landlocked, 2nd lot vacant, driveway. Twp merged 2nd lot with abutting lot which is also undersized vacant lot under Doctrine of Mergers. Lienholder Complaint foreclosing prop address which includes both lots.
I argued with twp assessor this was not correct app of... Read more »
You need to speak to an attorney. You have very complicated issues surrounding your property, and no attorney is going to be able to guide you through how to solve your problem without first reviewing your file. Reach out to an attorney who focuses on tax liens and real estate.
Much more information would be needed to answer your question, to start with you haven't even told us the town, I suggest you setup an in person consultation with a lawyer, however be prepared to pay since this information is what attorneys charge for..
My Vehicle was parked off a dirt access utility line access road, no posted signs. I left vehicle to acquire help due to Vehicle rendered inoperable due to wet unpaved access road conditions. Vehicle was reported by civilain, police officer responded to the report. Department officer reached me via... Read more »
The utility access area is generally private property, BUT the police are given in most municipalities the right to enforce the local traffic laws on that property. You would need to research this to see whether this was true for this township and this property or hire a lawyer to do so, which...Read more »
My former landlord rented to me month to month with no issues for almost 12 yrs. He sold the building & I moved out Feb. 1, 2017. The new owner is claiming my lease expires 10/31/17! I only accepted a rent increase, never agreed to change my terms from monthly to one year, as I was looking to... Read more »
If you had a written lease with your old landlord, check the terms of that lease to see what the notice requirements were. The terms of an expired lease which has converted to a month to month still remain in effect, other than the lease term. Both you and the new owner are bound by that....Read more »
Received documentation or a phone call. They want to charge us rent and security though the house isn't in good condition. They also want us to remove our things from the basement and lock it. Can they do that? They don't live here and we explained we're currently looking to find us... Read more »
If your question is in NJ, YES they can do that. No one is going to make a phone call, and quite frankly it is hard to believe that you did not receive any legal pleadings. You are lucky the purchasers are willing to rent to you at all. However, you will still need to file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy...Read more »
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