Public Hearings Include Time for Comments
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – (Thursday, March 9, 2017) – The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) is offering two public hearings regarding the proposed Amendment to the Master Plan for the Atlantic City Tourism District.
The proposed amendment aims to facilitate development within the Tourism District by encouraging complementary land uses and stimulating investment in non-gaming and related projects. The Authority worked with seasoned land use professionals and the City to design the amendments.
The Amended Tourism District Master Plan may be found at http://www.njcrda.com/ac-tourism-district/master-plan/.
Public Hearings are scheduled as follows at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Room 404:
Monday, March 13, 2017 1-4 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6-9 p.m.
For the first half-hour of each session, the public will be able to view the proposed zoning map and other aspects of the Master Plan. A short presentation describing the plan will follow, with the balance of time set aside for public comment. Written comments will also be accepted at the hearings.
For those who are unable to attend the public meetings, comments can be submitted via email to Lance Landgraf, Director of Planning, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, comments may submitted in writing to Lance Landgraf, Director of Planning, CRDA, 15 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Comments will be accepted through Monday, April 10, 2017.
The CRDA will carefully review all comments and consider adoption of the Amended Tourism District Master Plan at its public meeting on April 18, 2017. All oral and written comments will be included as part of the public record regarding the Master Plan.
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The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.
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