Affordable Housing Documents
Borough of Watchung
15 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, NJ 07069
Phone:  (908) 756-0080
Fax: (908) 757-7027

On March 10, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling which removed the approval of municipal planning for the provision of affordable housing within the municipality from the Council on Affordable Housing to the judiciary.

Municipalities which desired to continue participate, as the Borough of Watchung has, in the affordable housing process had until July 8, 2015 to file with the judiciary.

The following are the Borough of Watchung’s Legal Notice and filing:

1. Legal Notice;

2. Complaint for Declaratory Judgment;

3. Notice of Motion for a Grant of Temporary Immunity from Exclusionary Zoning Litigation;

4. Brief in Support of Motion;

5. Certification in Support of Motion

6. Proof of Publication of Legal Notice

7. Declaratory Judgment Action on Motion for Temporary Immunity - Order and Decision

8. Notice for Motion to Extend Temporary Immunity

9. Brief in Support of a Motion for an Extension

10. Certification in Support of Motion for an Extension

11. Preliminary Decision Granting Motion to Extend Temporary Immunity and Time to
Submit Expert report

12. Order Granting Extension of Temp Immunity to Watchung

13. Judge Miller’s Decision On Grant Of Extension Of Temporary Immunity

14. Letter to Judge Thomas C. Miller, dated November 30, 2015, regarding Matrix Form

15. Letter to Judge Thomas C. Miller, dated November 30, 2015, regarding Pre-Trial Submission

16. Letter brief to Judge Thomas C. Miller, dated January 11, 2016, regarding affordable housing compliance issues. (please hyperlink to the above attachment)

17. Econsult Solutions, LLC, Affordable Housing and Need Obligations Report,
revised December 30, 2015.

18. Letter to Judge Miller dated April 8, 2016 regarding experts

19. Order Extending Immunity to February 28, 2017

 

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