Updated: April 28, 2023
Timeline & Next Steps
For More Information:
Town Website Presentation Posted: Wednesday, April 26
Email Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Timeline: (Pending Modification)
- Introduction: Tuesday, April 25
- Planning Board Master Plan Consistency Review: Thursday, April 27 (Tabled 4.27.23)
- Next scheduled Planning Board Meeting: Thursday, May 25, 7:00 p.m.
- Second Reading and Adoption: Tuesday, May 9
- Next scheduled Town Council Meeting, after Planning Board Consistency Review: Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.
Note: amended LDO would take effect 20 days from adoption.
Explainer from townofmorristown.org:
In 2018, the Town adopted a new Land Development Ordinance (“LDO”), replacing the prior ordinance from 2007. The LDO was envisioned and recommended by the 2014 Master Plan, and the 2018 Master Plan Reexamination provided detailed recommendations for standards and zoning to create a new zoning code for the Town that incorporates form-based planning mechanics to provide a multi-faceted zoning approach to address Morristown’s equally multi-faceted built form.
In July 2022, the Planning Board adopted a new Master Plan Reexamination, which reviewed Town planning objectives in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, new State legislation – including the legalization of recreational cannabis and new EV parking requirements – the 2020 Census, and four years and over 100 applications under the LDO. In light of these evolving conditions, the 2022 Reexamination provided various recommendations for zoning amendments, which are incorporated into this comprehensive Amended LDO.
The materials on this page provide varying levels of detail to orient readers. The presentation provides a high-level overview of ordinance amendments, while the spreadsheet provides comprehensive detail on all changes contained within the Amended LDO.Town_Council_Presentation_2023.4.25