Public Scoping Hearing Notice


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Pemberton has contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert a 0.06 acre portion (2,662 sq. ft.) of the Township’s Rail Trail, identified as Block 787, Lot 4 on the Township’s tax map, for the purpose of permitting the adjacent property, Lot 13 in Block 786.01, access to the existing sanitary sewer line which will enable the property owner of Lot 13 to install a sanitary sewer line to service an adjacent planned age-restricted housing development and interconnect that line to the existing sanitary sewer line.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8(a) a scoping hearing to obtain public comment on this request will be held in Public Meeting Room (Room 10) at the Municipal Building, located at 500 Pemberton-Brown Mills Road, Pemberton, NJ, 08064, on May 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the scoping hearing.  Written comments on the diversion request may be directed to David Benedetti, Director of Community Development, at Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, NJ, 08068 and emailed to, or by calling (609) 894-3306.  Please send a copy of any comments submitted on this request to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship, Mail Code 501-01, 501 East State St., P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420.

Public comment on this diversion request will be accepted during the scoping hearing or until June 9, 2021.