Redevelopment Planning Law

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority - Redevelopment Training Institute


Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 9, 2014, 4:30 p.m. EDT

Trenton, NJ, United States

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Redevelopment Planning Law Course Description This two-day course on the redevelopment planning process will provide a broader understanding of the crucial issues, steps and challenges associated with the New Jersey’s Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (LRHL). The workshop features a faculty with many of the top planners, attorneys, government officials and consultants from the New Jersey redevelopment arena who will share their real world redevelopment experiences. The course includes an in-depth review of the legal issues and challenges, discussion about the redevelopment planning process, redevelopment plans and designations, community engagement, redeveloped selection and agreements, and analysis of recent legal and public policy issues on redevelopment such as eminent domain, environmental liability and relocation. This program will include instruction on the following topics: • Legal criteria used to make a determination between an area in need of redevelopment or in need of rehabilitation • Interaction of redevelopment and other required or beneficial governmental action • What experts, advisors, and support should be brought into the process and when • Technical requirements of the redevelopment planning process • How to prepare for public hearings and deal with oppositions • Community engagement in the redevelopment process • Redevelopment with, and without, eminent domain, including relocation assistance • Redevelopment plans and agreements • Financing, grants, and tax issues in redevelopment projects • Environmental due diligence

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Anthony Della Pelle

Confirmed Speaker

Anthony F. Della Pelle graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and English, and received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law. A member of the bar since 1987, he is admitted to practice before state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York, and is board certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification. His practice concentrates on condemnation, eminent domain and redevelopment matters. He has represented property owners throughout New Jersey, as well as a variety of government agencies including Allamuchy, Bernards, Boonton, Cresskill, Fair Lawn, Harding, High Bridge and Montclair, in condemnation, real estate tax appeal and land use matters. Mr. Della Pelle has been appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey as a receiver and legal advisor in real estate valuation matters, and holds the highest ranking, “AV”, from the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. He is a member of the American Bar Association and its Condemnation Committee; the Morris County Bar Association where he chairs the Condemnation Committee; the New Jersey State Bar Association; the New Jersey State Builders Association and its Redevelopment Committee; the Community Builders Association; and the Urban Land Institute. He is also a Trustee of ... Read More

Ronald Ladell

Confirmed Speaker

As Vice President of Development for New Jersey, Mr. Ladell oversees AvalonBay’s development and redevelopment activities throughout New Jersey. Mr. Ladell is based in the company’s Woodbridge, New Jersey office and focuses on developing premier residential and mixed-use communities in high barrier to entry markets. Prior to joining ... Read More