Small rental units near final step of approval process
November 22, 2023
Residents may soon be allowed to build small apartments on their properties for family members or to use as rentals.
The assembly gave its initial approval to an ordinance that would let residents add rental units to their properties at its Nov. 14 meeting. Before the new ordinance is officially approved, it must undergo a public hearing and be approved at a second reading before the assembly.
The public hearing is scheduled for the Dec. 12 assembly meeting.
These rentals — called “accessory dwelling units” — are not currently permissible in municipal code. Borough staff are hopeful...