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Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Client Alert

As required under the Permit Extension Act of 2020 (PEA) signed into law on July 1, 2020 by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has published a Notice in the New Jersey Register outlining the permits and approvals to be extended under the PEA.

The PEA automatically tolls certain governmental permits, approvals and deadlines for the duration of the "COVID-19 Extension Period," but requires the holders of such permits or approvals to register with the issuing state agency. The above Notice provides a link to the NJDEP’s website with additional information and a form for the registration of eligible permits and approvals. 

Registration must be completed by Thursday, October 8, 2020 (30 days following the September 8, 2020 publication of the Notice) to ensure eligibility.

Please contact the author of this Alert, Hunain Sarwar hsarwar@greenbaumlaw.com | 973.577.1782 with questions concerning the PEA or for assistance with the NJDEP’s registration process.  Mr. Sarwar is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Redevelopment & Land Use Departments.