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Recreation Park Improvements Discussed with Neighbors

Mayor Cahill and the Civic League’s Roy Epps hosted a community information meeting about Recreation Park improvements last night with neighbors from near the park. This was the 3rd community meeting to discuss concept plans for the park. The City hopes to upgrade the ball fields, add community gardens, a skate park area and parking, […]

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1924 Zoning Ordinance

The first zoning ordinance adopted was by New York City in 1916. New Brunswick was an early adopter of zoning regulations, as the City adopted its first zoning ordinance in 1924. The ordinance was written by Herbert S. Swan of New York City. Mr. Swan was involved with the drafting of the original New York City […]

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The Department of Planning, Community and Economic Development is the liaison between the public and private sector for planning and development activities in New Brunswick. The Department coordinates economic development activities such as redevelopment projects, financial assistance and training to small businesses and facade improvement grants for business properties. The Department has assisted in the […]

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