Total Buildout: State Running Out Of Open Land

The State of New Jersey is nearing buildout.
June 2, 2003, 5am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Current land use and zoning are rapidly using up the remaining developable land in New Jersey. It is projected that the state will be virtually out of land in twenty years. "The prospect of running out of open space to build on, a phenomenon that planners call buildout, is at the heart of Gov. James E. McGreevey's well-publicized campaign against sprawl. In poll after poll, voters in this most suburban of states say they hate what they see, and elected officials on all levels have taken note."

Thanks to Peter Vaughan

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Published on Saturday, May 24, 2003 in The New York Times
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