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Municipal Landfill Closure and Remediation Reimbursement Program

Eligible developers seeking financial assistance in the closure, remediation and redevelopment of municipal landfill sites in New Jersey may qualify for reimbursement of 75% of the closure or cleanup costs associated with the remediation and redevelopment of a municipal solid waste landfill.


  • Dollar Amount

    75% of the closure or cleanup costs

  • Uses

    Financial assistance toward closure or cleanup costs

  • Benefits

  • Eligibility

    See “Program Details” below

PROGRAM DETAILS:

The Municipal Landfill Closure and Remediation Reimbursement Program was developed to encourage the closure, remediation and redevelopment of municipal landfill sites in New Jersey. Reimbursement moneys are derived from one-half of the sales tax revenues generated from any business located on the site. Prior to filing an application with the EDA, the applicant must:

  • Attend a pre-application meeting with representatives from the EDA, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Treasury, and the Division of Taxation.
  • Enter into an agreement with the DEP relating to the sound and proper closure or remediation of the landfill.
  • Execute a Redevelopment Agreement with EDA outlining the work necessary to ensure the proper closure and remediation of the landfill.

FEES*:

Division of Taxation Tax Clearance Certificate Application Processing Fee: $75 for standard processing; $200 for expedited processing (response within 3 business days)

*All fees are non-refundable.