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PPG Developing Land Use Regulations for Fort Monmouth

The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) has retained PPG to finalize design guidelines and prepare land use regulations to implement the Fort Monmouth Reuse and Redevelopment Plan. Continue Reading >

Firm Revising Redevelopment Plan for Major Medical/Senior Living Complex in Plainsboro

PPG is assisting the Township of Plainsboro, NJ on amendments to the FMC Site Redevelopment Plan, which facilitated the development of the new University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, slated to open in 2012. Continue Reading >

Master Developer of Asbury Park Waterfront Retains PPG

PPG is advising iStar Financial, the designated Master Developer of the Waterfront Redevelopment Area in Asbury Park, NJ, on its overall redevelopment strategies and also providing assistance related to potential amendments to the existing Waterfront Redevelopment Plan. Continue Reading >

New law eases path for New Jersey municipal mergers

A new law that makes it easier for municipalities to explore consolidation with other municipalities was recently signed by Governor Chris Christie after unanimous passage by both houses of New Jersey’s Legislature. Continue Reading >

PPG Kicks Off Gateway Design Project in Bethlehem, PA

The City of Bethlehem recently retained a joint consultant team of Project for Public Spaces and PPG to complete a plan for a key gateway to the Southside of the City. Continue Reading >

PPG Guiding Overhaul of West Orange’s Zoning Ordinance

The Township of West Orange adopted a Master Plan Update and Sustainability Plan prepared by Phillips Preiss Grygiel in 2010. Continue Reading >

Comprehensive Plan Kicks Off in South Nyack, NY

The Village of South Nyack in Rockland County, NY recently retained PPG to prepare its new Comprehensive Plan, the first such effort since 1969. Continue Reading >

PPG Prepares Form Based Code for Major Long Island Project

PPG is currently formulating a Form Based Code for the construction of a 16.5 million square feet development, to be known as Heartland Town Square, in the Town of Islip, Suffolk County, NY. Continue Reading >

Guidance on Land Use Controls for Renewable Energy Facilities

Despite the broad-based support for renewable energy, the fear of aesthetic impacts from these facilities is a common one and poses a challenge for municipal planning officials. In a recent article, Managing Principal Paul Phillips, AICP, PP and Associate Keenan Hughes, LEED AP offered guidance on the implications of a 2009 law Continue Reading >