Jackson Planning Board Review Passes Dorm Ban Ordinances


JACKSON-The Jackson Township planning board on Thursday reviewed and approved two ordinances that would prohibit the construction of dormitory facilities township wide on Tuesday.

Ordinance 03-17 would prohibit school dormitories in R2, R3 and R5 residential zones.

Ordinance 04-17 prohibits school dormitories in any zone within the township.

Under section B of the ordinance, “The following shall be prohibited as principal or accessory uses or structures in all zoning districts within the Township of Jackson: (1) Dormitories.”

The planning board voted unanimously on both ordinances.    The township council is expected to vote on both ordinances at the Tuesday, March 14th township council meeting.

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