Section: Regulated universe of business entities
3. a. The governing body of any municipality that fulfills the criteria set forth in section 4 of P.L.2004, c.2 (C.40:55D-140) may, by ordinance approved by the county planning board, provide for the transfer of development potential within its jurisdiction. The governing bodies of two or more municipalities that fulfill the criteria set forth in section 4 of P.L.2004, c.2 (C.40:55D-140) may, by substantially similar ordinances approved by their respective county planning boards, provide for a joint program for the transfer of development potential, including transfers from sending zones in one municipality to receiving zones in the other, regardless of whether or not those municipalities are situated within the same county. Any such program shall be carried out by the municipal planning board or boards.
A program may include the designation of one or more sending or receiving zones.
b. The Office of Smart Growth shall provide such technical assistance as may be requested by municipalities or a county planning board, and as may be reasonably within the capacity of the office to provide, in the preparation, implementation or review, as the case may be, of the master plan elements required to have been adopted by the municipality as a condition for adopting a development transfer ordinance pursuant to section 4 of P.L.2004, c.2 (C.40:55D-140), capital improvement program or development transfer ordinance.
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