2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:14-90 - Enlargement of fire district.

40A:14-90 Enlargement of fire district.

40A:14-90. Except as provided in a consolidation plan prepared in accordance with P.L.2015, c.279 (C.40A:14-90.1 et al.) the governing body of a municipality having a fire district therein, by ordinance, may enlarge such fire district by extending the boundaries thereof to include additional territory in such municipality but not included in another fire district, or to include additional territory in another municipality not included in another fire district upon adoption of a parallel ordinance.

Upon the adoption of any such ordinance and publication thereof as required by law the additional territory shall become part of said fire district.

One or more municipalities may adopt an ordinance or parallel ordinances petitioning the Local Finance Board to dissolve a fire district created by extending the boundaries of an existing fire district to include additional territory in another municipality pursuant to this section. Such applications shall be approved by the Local Finance Board pursuant to section 20 of P.L.1983, c.313 (C.40A:5A-20).

Nothing contained herein shall affect the terms or tenure of members of the board of fire commissioners or officers or personnel thereof, nor the bonds and obligations, if any, of such fire district.

amended 1979, c.381, s.2; 2015, c.279, s.1.

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