Administrative Transfer Hearing–Township of Little Egg Harbor, Ocean County–Land Exchange between Ocean County and Little Egg Harbor Township–Various Blocks/Lots

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Applicants:  County of Ocean and Township of Little Egg Harbor

Park Name:  Unnamed Parkland

Park Location:

Currently owned by Little Egg Harbor/To be transferred to Ocean County:

Block 109, Lots 45, 54 and 99; Block 126, Lots 21, 24, 25 and 26; Block 269, Lots 3 and 9; Block 326.01, Lots 63 and 64; Block 326.203, Lots 2 through 22

Total acres:  86.082 (+/-)

Currently owned by Ocean County/To be transferred to Little Egg Harbor:

Block 326, Lots 27, 27.01 and 62; Block 326.33, Lot 46

Total acres:  42.01 (+/-)

Proposed Action: 

Ocean County and Little Egg Harbor Township propose to exchange ownership of the lands listed above.  The purpose of the proposed exchange is to consolidate ownership of adjacent lands to improve the management and administration of public open space by both the Township and the County.  All lands involved in the proposed transaction are Green Acres encumbered, and will remain Green Acres encumbered after the exchange is completed.

A public hearing on the proposed transfers is required under the Green Acres rules, N.J.A.C. 7:36-25.5.  Details of the Green Acres hearing are listed below.

A second public hearing on the proposed transfers is required under N.J.S.A. 40A:12-15.4 (the statute authorizing collection of County open space trust funds).  Details of the County hearing are listed in the attached public hearing notice.

Hearing Date/Time:  Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Hearing Location: 

Little Egg Harbor Township Municipal Building
665 Radio Drive
Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 08087

Public Comments Accepted Through:  Thursday, November 17, 2022

Please click the link above for the full Public Hearing Notice, including addresses where written comments should be sent.