“This will be the second reading, which means we are going to accept the terms of the resolution and get it going,” he said. “I don’t expect any fireworks from this at all, because it is a bundle of things.”
In the resolution the township is also banning sex clubs and putting restrictions on cell phone towers in neighborhoods.
Welch has said he doesn’t know at this point whether Aziz will be allowed to move into the building.
“After the moratorium is lifted at the end of the year, then Dr. Aziz will be able to go before the Board of Zoning Appeals, because his would be a conditional use and the BZA would determine whether or not he would be permitted to open a facility there,” Welch said.
Aziz told the Journal-News earlier a lawsuit might be his only option.
“Unfortunately our back is to the wall,” he has said. “That’s not a threat or anything; it’s just process thinking. If we cannot get their support then we have to seek it somewhere else. And that’s going to be a significant misuse of the taxpayers’ money.”