MLUL Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Municipal Land-Use Law?

A: The Municipal Land-Use Law (MLUL) is the legislative foundation of Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Adjustment in the State of New Jersey. It defines the powers and responsibilities of boards and is essential to their functions and decisions. The Municipal Land Use Law Book, available from NJPO, contains the body of the law itself: Chapter 291, Laws of N.J. 1975, New Jersey Statues Annotated, compiled as 40:55D - 1 et. seq., with amendments, and is indexed.

Q: What is the current edition of the MLUL Book?

A:  The 2014 edition is in and is now shipping. This edition has been
updated to include amendments through January 20, 2014.

Q: Is there going to be a 2015 Edition?

A:  NJPO will not publish a new version of the MLUL for 2015.

A: NJPO's MLUL editions are frequently known by the color of its
cover. That's how you know who is sporting the latest edition at a
meeting. In the past, there has been red, green, yellow, salmon, etc. 
The color of the 2014 edition cover is a pastel purple.

Q: What are the prices for the MLUL book?

An INDEXED copy of The Municipal Land Use Law Book, Chapter 291,
P.L. 1975, 40:55D-1 et. seq. through amendments of the 214th
Legislative Session through January 2014 in a convenient softbound
6"x 9" format.
Members of NJPO Non-Members Shipping & Handling
$18 each
$21 each
All orders must be accompanied by check, money-order or
municipal voucher/purchase order payable to NJPO. Prices
effective through December 31, 2014.

Q:Can I order More Copies of The MLUL?

A: Yes. The 2014 MLUL is now available to be be purchased in bulk
quantities. See the chart below.
Number of Books Members of NJPO Non-Members Shipping & Handling
$18 each
$21 each
$17 each
$20 each
$16 each
$19 each
$15 each
$18 each
$14 each
$17 each

Q: How do I order MLUL books?

A: Send a check or a municipal voucher/p.o. for the amount of the books
to NJPO, P.O. Box 7113, Watchung, NJ 07069. Make checks payable
to NJPO. You may call NJPO to have an order form mailed or faxed to you.

Q: Does NJPO accept phone, fax, e-mail or credit card orders?

A: No. All orders must come through the mail, accompanied by check
or voucher.

2015 Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL) Order Forms


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