2. a. There is created in the Department of Community Affairs a Smart Growth Ombudsman. The Smart Growth Ombudsman shall be appointed by the Governor, serve at the pleasure of the Governor, and report to the Governor.
b. The activities and duties of the Smart Growth Ombudsman shall be funded out of revenues collected pursuant to the fee schedule adopted pursuant to subsection d. of section 5, subsection d. of section 7 and subsection d. of section 9 of P.L.2004, c.89 (C.13:1D-145, C.27:1E-2 and C.52:27D-10.6) and remitted to the Smart Growth Ombudsman.
c. The Smart Growth Ombudsman may call upon the assistance of the services of those employees of any State, county or municipal department, board, bureau, commission or agency as may be required and as may be necessary for its purposes. In addition, the Smart Growth Ombudsman may call upon any department, agency or office of the State of New Jersey for such documents, materials and information as it may deem necessary.
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