New Jersey Senate Bill 865 (2016)

This bill provides that solar and photovoltaic energy facilities and structures on farmland are not an inherently beneficial use for purposes of zoning approvals.  This proposed legislation, which has not passed as of February 2018, reverses prior municipal land use law establishing that solar development is, in fact, a beneficial use.  

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Citation: 
S. 865, 217th Leg., 2016-17 Sess. (N.J. 2016).
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Legislative Updates