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Study Area

The Preliminary Investigation  

A Preliminary Investigation Report was prepared for the Chatham Borough Planning Board to determine whether the River Road Study Area qualified as a non-condemnation Area in Need of Redevelopment under the criteria set forth in the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law.

The Study Area includes three properties situated in the M-3 Industrial District and Gateway Overlay District

The River Road Preliminary Investigation Report, dated May 6, 2019, contains an in-depth review and evaluation of each of the three lots that comprise the 4.54-acre Study Area. 

The Redevelopment Plan

On May 1, 2019, Topology presented the draft Redevelopment Plan to the Planning Board and the Mayor and Council in a joint meeting. The plan was developed throughcontinued research, planning and programming analysis, and collaboration with the Borough stakeholders.  On June 10, 2019, the Borough Council adopted the River Road Redevelopment Plan which lays out the parameters for any development that takes place within the River Road Redevelopment Area. 

The property owner will refinethe proposed project through public engagement in the Fall of 2019.