Lot 47, Block 120 - zoning status prior year 2000

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Dear Marlboro Township,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
Zoning status of the lot 47, block 120 (4 Wooleytown Rd., Morganville, NJ 07751) prior year 2000 when new zoning codes were created in Marlboro Township.

Yours faithfully,

sbranagan@marlboro-nj.gov, Marlboro Township

Date Received: 9/2/2020
Status: Denied
Reason: Please be advised that a request pursuant to the Open
Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq. ("OPRA") must
identify the records sought with specificity. Bart v. Passaic
County Pub. Hous. Agency, 406 N.J. Super. 445, 451 (App. Div.
2009). OPRA does not permit open-ended requests for every document
an agency has on file. Spectraserv, Inc. v. Middlesex Cnty.
Utilities Auth., 416 N.J. Super. 565, 576 (App. Div. 2010). OPRA
"is not intended as a research tool litigant may use to force
government officials to identify and siphon useful information."
MAG Entertainment, LLC vs. Division of Alcohol Beverage Control,
375, N.J. Super. 534, 546 (App. Div. 2005). OPRA only allows
requests for records, not requests for information. Id. To qualify
under OPRA, the request must reasonably identify a record and not
generally data, information or statistics. Bent v. Township of
Stafford Police Dept., Custodian of Records, 381 N.J.Super. 30
(App. Div. 2005).

Kindly acknowledge receipt.

B/L/Q: 120/47/
Information Requested:

Clerk Status: Denied
Spatial Data Logic 2020

Dear [email address],

Please provide a zoning status of the lot 47, block 120 (4 Wooleytown Rd., Morganville, NJ 07751) as of 12/1/1999.

Yours sincerely,

Alex Cheshun

Suzanne Branagan, Marlboro Township

Kevin Kane, the Director of Community Development is copied here to assist you with your question.

Susan A. Branagan, RMC
Municipal Clerk
Township of Marlboro
1979 Township Drive
Marlboro, NJ 07746-2247

Office: 732-536-0200 ext.:1233, 1234 & 1235
Fax: 732-972-6928

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