Jai Sai Ram, LLC v. South Toms River Planning and Zoning Bd., 446 N.J. Super. 338 (App. Div. 2016).  As Judge Reisner stated in her opinion in this case today, before the Legislature amended the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. in 2010, “our courts applied the ‘time of decision’ rule, under which a decision concerning a land use application would be based on the municipal ordinance as it existed at the time the appli

Today, Chief Justice Rabner issued the 2016-2017 General Assignment Order, which is available here.  This document contains the assignments of all Superior and Tax Court judges for the coming term.

Relevant to the Appellate Division, the General Assignment Order continues Judge Messano as Presiding Judge for Administration and Judge Sabatino as Deputy Presiding Judge for Administration.  The eight parts (lettered from A through H as usual) have as Presiding Judges (in addition to Judge Messano,

Cranford Development Associates v. Cranford Tp., 445 N.J. Super. 220 (App. Div. 2016).  This Mount Laurel litigation resulted in a builder’s remedy for construction of a 360-unit residential development in Cranford.  The Township and other defendant municipal agencies appealed, but the Appellate Division affirmed the ruling below.  Near the outset of the Appellate Division’s opinion, Judge Reisner, writing for the panel, said “Judge Lisa F. Ch