Wednesday, February 25th
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE O-6-14 - Ordinance O-6-14 amends Article XXXIV (Signs) of Chapter 253 (Land Development) of the Code of the Township of Franklin by revising various provisions related to signs. Ordinance O-6-14 establishes what kinds of signs are permitted within the Township's various zoning districts as well as the number and size of signs permitted at each use. In addition, Ordinance O-6-14 adopts standards for LED (light-emitting diode) or LCD (liquid-crystal display) digital message boards, illuminated and changeable message signs (hereinafter, "digital message boards"), including restrictions on their location. Within the Pinelands Area, digital message boards are to be permitted in the PR-R, P-I and PH-C Districts in the Rural Development Area and the PA-P District in the Agricultural Production Area. As such, Ordinance O-6-14 directly relates to CMP standards and must be formally reviewed and approved by the Pinelands Commission before it may take effect.
The hearings will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Pinelands Commission Office, 15C Springfield Road, New Lisbon, NJ. Written testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent directly to the Pinelands Commission, 15C Springfield Rd, P.O. Box 359, New Lisbon, NJ 08064 or via facsimile at (609) 894-7330 or by email at email@example.com no later than March 4, 2015. For further information, please call the Pinelands Commission at (609) 894-7300.