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Section: Definitions relative to smart growth in DEP and expedited permits.

Statute: 13:1D-144

4. As used in sections 5 and 10 of P.L.2004, c.89 (C.13:1D-145 and C.13:1D-146): "Applicant" means any person applying for a permit pursuant to sections 5 or 10 of P.L.2004, c.89 (C.13:1D-145 or C.13:1D-146); "Ombudsman" or "Smart Growth Ombudsman" means the Smart Growth Ombudsman appointed by the Governor pursuant to section 2 of P.L.2004, c.89 (C.52:27D-10.3); "Permit" means any permit or approval issued by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to any law, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, provided that "permit" shall not include any approval of a grant, or a permit issued pursuant to the "Coastal Area Facility Review Act," P.L.1973, c.185 (C.13:19-1 et seq.), the "Air Pollution Control Act (1954)," P.L.1954, c.212 (C.26:2C-1 et seq.), the "Solid Waste Management Act," P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-1 et seq.), or the "Radiation Protection Act," P.L.1958, c.116 (C.26:2D-1 et seq.); "Person" means any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, owner or operator of a treatment works, political subdivision of this State, or State or interstate agency; and "Smart growth area" means an area designated pursuant to P.L.1985, c.398 (C.52:18A-196 et seq.) as Planning Area 1 (Metropolitan), Planning Area 2 (Suburban), a designated center, or a designated growth center in an endorsed plan; a smart growth area and planning area designated in a master plan adopted by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission pursuant to subsection (i) of section 6 of P.L.1968, c.404 (C.13:17-6); a growth area designated in the comprehensive management plan prepared and adopted by the Pinelands Commission pursuant to section 7 of the "Pinelands Protection Act," P.L.1979, c.111 (C.13:18A-8); an urban enterprise zone designated pursuant to P.L.1983, c.303 (C.52:27H-60 et seq.) or P.L.2001, c.347 (C.52:27H-66.2 et al.); an area determined to be in need of redevelopment pursuant to sections 5 and 6 of P.L.1992, c.79 (C.40A:12A-5 and 40A:12A-6) and as approved by the Department of Community Affairs; or similar areas designated by the Department of Environmental Protection. L.2004,c.89,s.4.

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