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December 9, 2011

Re: Cranford Development Associates, LLC
215 & 235 Birchwood Avenue
Block 291, Lot 15.01 & Block 292, Lot 2
Township of Cranford, Union County, NJ
To whom it may concern,
This letter is to notify you that an application for a flood hazard area permit will
be submitted to the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
(Department) for the project described on the attached application form.
A flood hazard area permit is required for this project because some or all of the
work is proposed in a flood hazard area or in a riparian zone.
If you have any comments or questions regarding this application, please write to
the Department at the following address and include a copy of the first page of the
attached application form:
Attn: Engineering Supervisor for Union County
State ofNew Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Land Use Regulation
P.O. Box439
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0439
Your comments must be sent within 15 calendar days of your receipt of this letter
to ensure that the Department will be able to consider your concerns during its
review of this application. You can submit comments after this date but the
Department may not be able to address your concerns. You can also contact the
Department by telephone at ( 609) 292-0060 and can obtain general information
about the flood hazard area program at the following website:
www.nj.gov/dep/landuse.
Freshwater Wetlands Application Checklist
Notice to Neighboring Landowners
Date: December 9, 2011
Re: Application submitted by:
Cranford Development Associates, LLC
Regarding property at:
Blocks 291 and 292, Lots 15.01 and 2
Township of Cranford, Union County, New Jersey
Dear Interested Party:
I am sending you this letter to inform you that I am submitting an
application for a permit or approval to the New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection {NJDEP) under the Freshwater Wetlands
Protection Act rules, N.J.A.C. 7:7A. The permit or approval will either
establish the boundary of freshwater wetlands on the above property, or
will authorize me to conduct regulated activities on the property.
I am applying for the following approval(s):
__ Letter of interpretation (establishes the official boundary line of any
regulated freshwater wetlands, open waters, or transition areas on
the property, and if freshwater wetlands are present, identifies their
resource value)
__ General permit authorization (authorizes regulated activities, such
as construction or development, in wetlands and adjacent transition
areas)
_.f_ Individual transition area waiver (authorizes regulated activities,
such as construction or development, in areas adjacent to wetlands)
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__ Individual freshwater wetlands permit (authorizes regulated
activities, such as construction or development, in both wetlands
and adjacent transition areas)
__ Open water fill permit (authorizes regulated activities, such as
construction or development, in open waters)
The activities for which my application requests NJDEP approval are (I
have checked all of those that apply):
No regulated activities, just establishing where regulated wetlands (if
any) are found on my property
Cutting or clearing of trees and/or other vegetation
I Placement of pavement or other impervious surface
Placement of one or more buildings or other structures
I Expansion of existing pavement, buildings, or other structures
Other (describe):
If you would like to inspect a copy of my application, it is on file at the
Municipal Clerk's Office in the town in which the property is located, or you
can call the NJDEP at (609) 777-0454 to make an appointment to see my
application at NJDEP offices in Trenton during normal business hours.
The rules governing freshwater wetlands permits and approvals are
found in the NJDEP's Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act rules at N.J.A.C.
7:7A. You can view or download these rules on the NJDEP Land Use
Regulation Program website at www.state.nj.us/depllanduse, or you can
find a copy of these rules in the county law library in your county
courthouse.
As part of the NJDEP's review of my application, NJDEP personnel
may visit my property, and the portion of any neighboring property that lies
within 150 feet of my property line, to perform a site inspection. This site
inspection will involve only a visual inspection and possibly minor soH
borings using a 4" diameter hand auger. The inspection will not result in
any damage to vegetation or to property improvements.
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The NJDEP welcomes any comments you may have on my application.
If you wish to comment on my application, comments should be submitted
to the NJDEP in writing within 30 days after the Department publishes
notice of the application in the DEP Bulletin. The Department shall consider
all written comments submitted within this time. The Department may, in its
discretion, consider comments submitted after this date. Comments cannot
be accepted by telephone. Please submit any comments you may have in
writing, along with a copy of this letter, to:
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Land Use Regulation
P.O. Box439
Trenton, New Jersev 08625
Att: Union County Section Chief
When the NJDEP has decided whether or not my application qualifies
for approval under the Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act rules, NJDEP
will notify the municipal clerk of the final decision on my application.
If you have questions about my application, you can contact me or my
agent, address(es) below.
Sincerely,
Peter Hekemian
Cranford Development Associates, LLC
45 Eisenhower Drive
Paramus, NJ 07652
(10/08)
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State of New Jersey
Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Land Use Regulation Application Form (LURP-2)
Division of Land Use Regulation
501 E. State Street Mail Code 501-02A P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
www .nj.gov/dep/landuse
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE THE FOLLOWING: (Complete all sections unless otherwise noted)
1. Applicant Name: Cranford Development Associates, LLC Email: ph@shekemiangroup.com
Address: c/o The S. Hekemian Group, 45 Eisenhower Drive City: Paramus
State: B!__ Zip:
Daytime Phone: 201-587-0800
Ext.: ___ _ Cell Phone: 415-717-5100
2. Agent Name: Michael E. Dipple, PE Firm: L2A Land Design, LLC Email: mdipple@L2Aianddesign.com
Address: 60 Grand Avenue City: Englewood
State: B!__ Zip:...::.0.:-76.:..:3c..:1 ___ _ Daytime Phone: 201-227-0300 Ext.: ___ _ Cell Phone: 201-906-3336
3. Property Owner Name: Cranford Development Associates, LLC Email: ph@shekemiangroup.com
Address : c/o The S. Hekemian Group, 45 Eisenhower City: Paramus
State: 1:Q._ __ _ Daytime ___________ _
4. Project Name: Cranford Residential Development Site Location (street Address}: 215 & 235 Birchwood Avenue
Zip: 07016 Municipality: Cranford Township County: Union
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Block(s): 291,292 Lot(s): 15.01, 2
N.A.D. 1983 State Plane Coordinates (feet) 6 digits only: E (x}: 549483 N (y): 668224
Nearest Waterway: Rahway River Branch 10-24 Watershed:..:..Arth.::.::.::u::.r..::K.::i.::llc.._ _________ Subwatershed: Rahway River
5. Fees: Total Fee: $20,586.00
Project Cost:---------------------------
Check No: ______ _
6. Project Description: Proposed 360-unit multi-family residential development in two (2) buildings.
7. Application(s) for: Check all that apply (Please follow directions on page 5)
Application Type FeeAmt AmtPaid Application Type FeeAmt AmtPaid
Flood Hazard Area Flood Hazard Area
D
FHA Verification
D
FHAGP4 I Stormwater Maintenance
IZI
FHA Individual Permit $17,100
D
FHAGP5 I Buildina Relocation
D
FHAGP1 I Chan Clean wlo Sed Removal No Fee No Fee 0 FHAGP6 I Rebuild Damaoed Home No Fee No Fee
D
FHAGP1 I Chan Clean wiSed Removal No Fee No Fee D
FHAGP7 I Residential in Tidal FHA
D
FHAGP2A I Aa - Bank Restoration
D
FHAGPB I Utilitv Cross ina <50acres
D
FHAGP2B I Aa - Channel Cleaning
D
FHAGP9 I Road Crossina <50acres
D
FHAGP2C I Aa - Road Crossing
D
FHAGP10 I Stormwater Out1all <50acres
D
FHAGP2D I Aa -Wetlands Restoration
D
Revision of a GP, IP or Verification
D
FHAGP2E I Ag - Livestock Ford
0
Transfer of an Approval
D
FHAGP2F I Ag - Livestock Fence
D
FHA lnd Permit EauivalencviCERCLA
D
FHAGP2G I Ag - Livestock Water Intake Stormwater Review Fees
D
FHAGP3 I BridQe!Culvert Scour Protection IZI
Fee for all Stormwater Reviews $3,000
Revised 0613012011
Application Type FeeAmt AmtPaid Application Type FeeAmt AmtPaid
Applicability Determination Coastal/Tidal Wetlands
0
Coastal Jurisdictional Determination No Fee No Fee 0
Coastal/Tidal Wetlands Permit
0
Highlands Jurisdictional Determination No Fee No Fee 0
Coastal Wetland Permit Modification
0
Flood Hazard Area Applicability No Fee No Fee Freshwater Wetlands
0
Executive Order 215 No Fee No Fee D
FWGP1 I Main. & reQair Exist Feature
CAFRA D
FWGP2 I Utility Crossing
0
Individual Permit D FWGP3/ Discharge of Return Water
0
Exemption Request 0
FWGP4/ Hazard Site Invest/Cleanup
0
Permit Modification 0
FWGP5/ Landfill Closure
D
CAFGP5/ Amusement Pier Exp 0 FWGP6/ Filii no of NSWC
D
CAFGP6/ Beach/Dune Maintenance D
FWGP6A ITA- Fillina of NSWC
D
CAFGP7 I Voluntary Reconstruction D
FWGP7 I Fill ditch I swale
0
CAFGP8/ New Single Family or Duplex D
FWGPB/ House Addition
0
CAFGP9/ Reconstruct Single Fam/Dup 0
FWGP91 Airport Sightline Clearing
0
CAFGP10 I New Bulkhead/Fill Lagoon D FWGP10AIVerv Minor Road Crossina
D
CAFGP11 I Revetment 0
FWGP1 OBI Minor Road Cross ina
0
CAFGP12/ Gabions 0
FWGP11 I Outfalls /Intakes
D
CAFGP13/ Support Facilities/ Marina 0
FWGP121 Survey /Investigation
D
CAFGP14/ Reconst Bulkhead NMHWL D
FWGP 13 I Lake Dredging
0
CAFGP15/ Hazard Waste Clean-t.JQ_ D
FWGP14/ Water Monitorina
0
CAFGP16/ Landfall of Utilities 0 FWGP151 Mogtuito Control
D
CAFGP17 I Recreat Facility Public Park 0
FWGP16/ Habitat Create I Enhance No Fee No Fee
0
CAFGP18/BulkheadConstuct/Fill upland 0
FWGP17 I Trails I Boardwalks
D
CAFGP21 I Shoreline Stabilization D
FWGP17 A I Multiuse paths
D CAFGP22/ Avian Nestina Structures D
FWGP181 Dam Repairs
D CAFGP23/ Electrical Sub Facility D FWGP19/ Dock or Pier
D CAFGP24/ Leaalize Fillina of Tidelands D
FWGP20 I Bank Stabilization
0
CAFGP25/ Construct Telecom Tower
0
FWGP21 I Above Ground Utility
0
CAFGP26/ Tourism lnd Construction 0 FWGP231 Expand Cranberry
D CAFGP27 I Geotechnical Borings 0
FWGP24 I Spring Developments
D
CAFGP29/ Habitat Creation/Enhance D
FWGP25 I Malfunction Septic System No Fee No Fee
0 CAFGP30 /1 to 3 Turbines < 200 Feet 0
FWGP26/ Channel/ Stream Clean
D
CAFGP31 I Wind Turbines < 250 Feet D
FWGP27 I Redevelqg Disturbed Site
D
Individual Permit Equivalency/CERCLA 0
FWGP Modification
Waterfront Development D
FWGP Extension
D
WDGP10 I New Bulkhead/Fill Lagoon D
Individual Wetlands Permit
D
WDGP14/ Reconstruct Bulkhead D
Individual Open Water Permit
D
WDGP19/Dock/Piers, Boat Lifts Lagoon D
Individual Permit Mod. Major/Minor
0
WDGP20 I Minor Main! Dredge Lagoon 0
Individual Permit Extension
0
WDGP21 I Shoreline Stabilization D
Wetlands Exemption
0
Individual Permit/Upland 0
Permit Eguivalency/CERCLA
0 Individual Permitilnwater Letter of Interpretation
D
Zane Letter D
Presence Absence
D
Modification
D
Presence Absence Footprint
D
Individual Permit Equivalency/CERCLA
0
Delineation
Highlands
D Verification
D
Emergency Permit
0
Extension
D
Pre-application Meeting Transition Area Waiver
0
Preservation Area Approval
181
Averaging Plan $648 $486-75%
D
PAA with Waiver
0 Reduction
D
Resource Area Determination footprint
D
Hardship Reduction
D Resource Area Determination <acre
D
Special Activity Stormwater
D
Resource Area Determination >acre
D Special Activity_Linear Development
D
HPAAGP 1/ Habitat Creation/Enhance
D
Special Activity Redevelopment
0
HPAAGP 2 Bank Stabilization
D
Special Activity Individual Permit
Consistency Determination
D
Exemption
0
Water Quality Certificate
0
Modification Major/Minor
D Federal Consistency No Fee No Fee 0
Extension
D
HMC Water Quality Certificate
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Both the Applicant and Property owner's section must be filled out for all Land Use Regulation Applications
A. APPLICANT SIGNATURE
I certify under penalty of law that the information provided in this document is true and accurate. I am aware that there are
significant civil and criminal penalties for submitting false or inaccurate information. (If corporate entity, print/type the name and title
of person signing on behalf of the corporate entity.)
Signature of Applicant/Owner Signature of Applicant/Owner
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Date Date
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Print Name Print Name

Print Address 0 L

Print Address
B. PROPERTY OWNER'S CERTIFICATION
I hereby certify that the undersigned is the owner of the property upon which the proposed work is to be done. This endorsement
is certification that the owner grants permission for the conduct of the proposed activity. In addition, I hereby give unconditional
written consent to allow access to the site by representatives or agents of the Department for the purpose of conducting a site
inspection or survey of the project site.
In addition, the undersigned property owner hereby certifies:
1. Whether any work is to be done within an easement- Yes:O No:[gi
2. Whether any part of the entire project (e.g., pipeline, roadway, cable, transmission line, structure, etc.) will be located within
property belonging to the State of New Jersey-Yes:O No:[gi
3. Whether any work is to be done on any property owned by any public agency that would be encumbered by Green Acres -
Yes:O No:[gi
4. Whether any part of this project requires a Section 106(National Register of Historic Places) Determination as part of a
federal permit or approval- Yes:O No:[gi
Signature of Owner
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Print Name
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Print Address

Signature of Owner
Date
Print Name
Print Address
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C. APPLICANT'S AGENT
D.
NOTE: Notary seal is required for Flood Hazard Area (SEA) applications.
?e.fev , the ApplicanVOwner, authorize to act as my agenVrepresentative in all
matters pertaining to my application the following person:
Name 9iwta:-/tst\\ ·
Occupation/Profession __ V _________________________ _
(Signature of Applicant/Owner)
AGENT'S CERTIFICATION
Sworn before me this day of
f, JR.
NOTARY PUBLIC
S1ATE OF NEW JEf-.lSEY
LOMMISSiOf.' .)D;\JE 28, 2.012
I hereby certify that the plans, specifications and engineer's report, if any, applic
and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental wi
comply with the current rules
ted. In addition, I certify the
application is complete as per the appropriate checklist(s).
Signature
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Type: Name and Date
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Position, Name of Firm
E. STATEMENT OF PREPARER OF APPLICATION, REPORTS AND/OR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS (other than engineering)
I certify under penalty of law that I have personally examined the information submitted in the document and all attachments and
that, based on my inquiry of those individuals immediately responsible for obtaining and preparing the information, I believe that
the information is true, accurate and complete in accordance with the appropriate ecklist(s). I a aware that there are
significant penalties for submitting false information, including the possibilit
Type: Name and Date
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Position, Name of Firm
Please note: In addition to the standard paper submission, an electronic copy of the entire application,
including plans, may be submitted on CDROM to assist the Department in the review this application.
Plans should be submitted as a CAD file or Shapefile, referenced in NJ state plane feet NAD83.
Please do NOT send the electronic version via E-Mail.
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