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(a) Any claimant of the meadowlands who shall desire to obtain a conveyance or lease of the State's interest in such land may apply to the council submitting with his application, a survey of the property showing its metes and bounds, an affidavit of title, a copy of the instrument of title under which he claims the land, a statement of the purpose for, and the manner in which, the claimant proposes to use or further improve the property and such other information as the council shall require.
(b) Any department, agency or instrumentality of the State, county, municipality, or any person, not a claimant, may apply to the council for a conveyance or lease of the State's interest in the meadowlands, said application shall contain a survey of the property showing its metes and bounds, a copy of the latest purported title which has been duly recorded in the county recording office in which the land is located, a statement of the purpose for, and the manner in which the applicant proposes to utilize or further improve the property, an affidavit of the applicant that he has sent notification of his application to the person or persons named in such instrument of title and to the person named as the owners in the tax records of the municipality in which the lands are located, and such other information as the council may require. No title or lease shall be issued pursuant to this subsection until any claimant to all, or part of, the property applied for has been given notice of the application and 3 months thereafter, in which to apply for a conveyance or lease of said lands.
(c) Any claimant owning meadowlands and applying only for a meadowlands grant or quitclaim instrument may apply for and receive a meadowland's riparian instrument for such lands without regard to the requirement of notices to riparian proprietors contained in R.S. 12:3-7 and R.S. 12:3-7.1.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 13. Conservation and Development Parks and Reservations 13 § 1B-13.7 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-13-conservation-and-development-parks-and-reservations/nj-st-sect-13-1b-13-7/
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