Redevelopment Planning Law

New Jersey Redevelopment Authority - Redevelopment Training Institute


Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:30 p.m. EDT

Newark, NJ, United States

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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).  Course includes an in-depth review of the legal issues and challenges, discussion about the redevelopment planning process, redevelopment plans and designations, community engagement, redeveloper selection and agreements, and analysis of recent legal and public policy issues on redevelopment such as non-condemnation, environment liability and relocation.  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 key learning objectives:                                    


  • Explain the legal criteria used to make a determination between an area in need of redevelopment or in need of rehabilitation
  • Outline technical requirements of the redevelopment planning process
  • Discuss what experts, advisors, and support should be brought into the process and when
  • Determine redevelopment with, and without, eminent domain, including relocation assistance
  • Illustrate how to negotiate redevelopment agreements and engage community involvement
  • Understand financing, environmental and tax issues in redevelopment projects


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Anthony F. Della Pelle

Confirmed Speaker

Anthony F. DellaPelle is a shareholder in the law firm of McKirdy & Riskin, P.A. in Morristown, New Jersey. He is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. He has represented property owners in eminent domain, redevelopment and real estate tax appeal matters for more than ... Read More