Public Trust Doctrine: Implications of New Public Access Law for Beachfront and Other Tidal Land Owners

Summer is around the corner and beach access issues are once again in the news.  Senate Bill 1074, an “Act Concerning Public Access to Certain Public Trust Land”, was signed into law by the Governor on May 3, 2019.  The law is also being referred to as the public trust doctrine/public access law.  Whether the […]

DEP Launches Online Land Use Permit Application System

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection unveiled a new system today that will allow applicants to submit land use permits online. The first iteration of the system, referred to as “E-Submissions” will be incorporated into DEP’s existing permit portal. Enhancements to DEP’s Data Miner are planned for later in the year. While applicants will […]