The Environmental Commission shall have the powers enumerated in N.J.S.A. 40:56A-1 et seq., specifically the power to study and make recommendations concerning open space preservation, water resources management, air pollution control, solid waste management, noise control, soil and landscape protection, environmental appearance, marine resources and protection of flora and fauna.
The Commission may also conduct research into the use and possible use of the open land areas of the City. It shall keep an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marshlands, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of the areas, and may recommend to the Planning Board plans and programs for inclusion in the City Master Plan and the development and use of the areas.
Created by Ordinance No. 375, July 24, 1972
Seven (7) Members
Three (3) members for three (3) year terms
Three (3) members for two (2) year terms
One (1) member for a one (1) year term
Thereafter each appointment shall be for three (3) years
Ordinance 105-2007 created Alternate I and Alternate II positions. 1st appointments shall be 2 years for alternate #1 and 1 year for alternate #2, thereafter the term shall be two (2) years
City of Cape May