Department of Transportation issues a pre-proposal notice regarding qualification and registration of professionals for expedited permits and other regulatory amendments for expedited permits
The New Jersey
Department of Transportation is developing regulatory amendments
and new regulations pursuant to P.L. 2004, c. 89, which provides
for the expediting of certain Department permits in smart growth
regulatory amendments will be applicable to Access Code permits
as found in N.J.A.C. 16:47, Highway Occupancy permits as found
in N.J.A.C. 16:41, the licensing of Aeronautical Facilities as
found in 16:54, and permits for the creation or expansion of a
prohibited land use or vertical height development within an airport
safety zone as found in N.J.A.C. 16:62. These proposed regulatory
amendments will include, but will not be limited to, the requirements
for expedited permit submissions, the process for appealing expedited
permit decisions, expedited permit fee schedules, and checklists
for expedited permit applications, plans and specification submissions.
new chapter is intended to outline the Department's program of
qualification and registration of professionals who will certify
that expedited permit applications are complete and that the statutory
and regulatory requirements for the same have been met by the
applicant, pursuant to P.L. 2004, c.89 and other applicable laws.
This chapter is intended to identify the professionals who may
qualify and register, describe the standards and requirements
necessary for proper administration and enforcement of this program,
and include the basis for suspension or revocation of a professional's
qualification and registration.
appears in the December 20, 2004 issue of the New Jersey Register
. The public has until March 20, 2005 to comment on the pre-proposal.
Persons wishing to comment on the proposal must provide their
comments in writing to Pat Snyder, Director, Division of Policy,
Legislation and Regulatory Actions, NJ Department of Transportation,
1035 Parkway Avenue, PO Box 600 , Trenton , NJ 08625-0600 . Fax:
(609) 530-3841. Comments must be postmarked or sent by telefacsimile
on or before March 20, 2005 , which is the close of the 90-day
public comment period.
to the Department on the pre-proposal are public records and are
available for public inspection by prior appointment during normal
Department business hours.