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APPLICATIONS
Description
Format
Size
Updated
APPLICATION FOR SALE OF REAL ESTATE TO NJDEP GREEN ACRES PROGRAM PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
147kb
123kb
7/2010
7/2010
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE APPLICATION-LAND ACQUISITION AND PARK DEVELOPMENT PACKAGE
"PDF/Word" contains the application
"XL Macro Enabled" is the required ROSI
"Compressed File" contains all documents
PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
XL Macro Enabled Microsoft Excel
Compressed File Microsoft Excel
103kb
164kb
72.9kb
213kb
2014
2014
6/10/2014
NONPROFIT ASSISTANCE APPLICATION-LAND ACQUISITION AND PARK DEVELOPMENT package. PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
283kb
178kb
2014
2014
COASTAL BLUE ACRES LAND ACQUISITION APPLICATION FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
328kb
449kb
2011
2011
BLUE ACRES - APPLICATION FOR SALE OF LAND TO THE STATE BY LANDOWNERS

Please see the Blue Acres section of our website

APPLICATION TO DONATE REAL ESTATE TO N.J.D.E.P. GREEN ACRES PROGRAM PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
147kb
53kb
7/2010
7/2010
PLANNING INCENTIVE ACQUISITION APPLICATION PACKAGE
"PDF/Word" contains the application
"XL Macro Enabled" is the required ROSI
"Compressed File" contains all documents
PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
XL Macro Enabled Microsoft Excel
Compressed File Microsoft Excel
48.4kb
95kb
72.9kb
142kb
2014
2014
6/10/2014
OPEN SPACE AND RECREATION PLANS: OPEN SPACE AND RECREATION PLAN APPLICATION GUIDELINES ("OSRP")
OSRP items needed to participate in the Local Government Planning Incentive (PI) funding category are outlined.
PDF Adobe Acrobat 221kb 2010

RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE INVENTORY
Part of the application for Green Acres funding, the local unit is required to complete and certify to a Recreation and Open Space Inventory (ROSI). The primary purpose of the ROSI is to document all restricted lands and provide notice of the restrictions to title searchers.

XL Macro Enabled Microsoft Excel
Compressed File Microsoft Excel
72.9kb
62.4kb
version 17a
6/24/2014

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BUREAU OF LEGAL SERVICES AND STEWARDSHIP DOCUMENTS
Description
Format
Size
Updated

ASSIGNMENT MAP – BUREAU OF LEGAL SERVICES AND STEWARDSHIP

PDF Adobe Acrobat
488 kb 11/2013

MINOR DISPOSAL / DIVERSION STATE HOUSE COMMISSION PRE–APPLICATION PACKAGE

PDF Adobe Acrobat 911 kb version 2014-2
07/16/2014

MINOR DISPOSAL / DIVERSION STATE HOUSE COMMISSION FINAL APPLICATION PACKAGE

PDF Adobe Acrobat 897 kb version 2014-2
07/16/2014

MAJOR DISPOSAL / DIVERSION STATE HOUSE COMMISSION PRE–APPLICATION PACKAGE

PDF Adobe Acrobat 948 kb version 2014-2
07/16/2014

MAJOR DISPOSAL / DIVERSION STATE HOUSE COMMISSION FINAL APPLICATION PACKAGE

PDF Adobe Acrobat 927 kb version 2014-2
07/16/2014

PUBLIC HEARING SIGN GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

PDF Adobe Acrobat 28.9 kb 07/16/2014

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GREEN ACRES LOCAL UNIT AND NONPROFIT GUIDES
Description
Format
Size
Updated
APPRAISAL SERVICE SCOPE OF WORK

For scope of work, forms, and checklists, see the Appraisals and Appraisers section of this website

PRE–APPRAISAL FACT SHEET AND PROJECT REFERENCE MAP CHECKLIST: Includes instructions for appraisals, the Pre-Appraisal Fact Sheet, and Project Reference Map Checklist
PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENTS: Frequently Asked Questions about Preliminary Assessments N/A N/A 04/17/2012
PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENTS: CHECKLIST PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
59 KB
31 KB
02/2012
02/2012
DEED CHECKLIST PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
57.5kb
20.5kb
9/2006
9/2006
TITLE CHECKLIST PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
61.7kb
23kb
9/2006
9/2006
CERTIFICATE OF DEBT REPORTING PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
7kb
36kb
12/2012
12/2012
DEVELOPMENT COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
8kb
36kb
8/4/2006
8/4/2006
DEVELOPMENT PAYMENT REQUEST FORM PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
56kb
26kb
12/2012
12/2012
ENABLING RESOLUTION PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
58kb
31kb
12/2012
12/2012
LOCAL PUBLIC CONTRACTS LAW MEMORANDUM PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
58kb
36kb
8/4/2006
8/4/2006
PRE–CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING CERTIFICATION PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
7kb
36kb
8/4/2006
8/4/2006
POST–CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING CERTIFICATION PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
7kb
36kb
8/4/2006
8/4/2006
SURVEY SCOPE OF WORK and SURVEYOR INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARING ACQUISITION DOCUMENTS

For scope of work, forms, and checklists, see the Green Acres Survey Section pages of this website

SURVEY GUIDELINES – ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST
PRESENT CONDITION REPORT CHECKLIST PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
60.9kb
22.5kb
9/2006
9/2006
ACQUISITION PAYMENT REQUEST FORM PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
60kb
43.5kb
9/2006
9/2006

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TAX EXEMPTION PROGRAM
Description
Format
Size
Updated

         CHECKLISTS AND FORMS

INITIAL APPLICATION CHECKLIST

PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
24kb
41kb
01/2014
01/2014

INITIAL STATEMENT (Submit with Form GAR–031)

PDF Adobe Acrobat N/A N/A

INITIAL APPLICATION (Form GAR–031 1/2014)

PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
32kb
89kb
01/2014
01/2014

RECERTIFICATION APPLICATION CHECKLIST

PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
177kb
61kb
04/2013
04/2013

FURTHER STATEMENT (If physical, use, and/or ownership changes, also submit forms GAR–032 and GAR–033)

PDF Adobe Acrobat 42kb 01/2014

RECERTIFICATION APPLICATION (Form GAR–032 2/2012)

PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
254kb
44kb
02/21/2012
02/21/2012

PROPERTY USE ANALYSIS (Form GAR–033 2/2012 – Submit with Form GAR–032)

PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
234kb
50kb
02/21/2012
02/21/2012

         RULES AND STATUTES

HIGHLIGHTS OF REVISED PROGRAM RULES PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
10.2kb
28kb
2/4/2008
2/4/2008
STATE STATUTE (N.J.S.A. 54:4–3.63 et seq., P.L. 1974, Chapter 167) PDF Adobe Acrobat
MS Word Microsoft Word
22.6kb
25.5kb
2/2006
2/2006
PROGRAM RULES (N.J.A.C. 7:35, Real Property Taxation of Recreation and Conservation Lands Owned By Nonprofit Organizations) PDF Adobe Acrobat 54kb 1/31/2008

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