May 5, 2020

Administrative Order Allowing Construction of Religious Facilities

By Rebecca J. Rosen, Esq.

On May 2, 2020, Governor Murphy and Superintendent of the State Police Patrick Callahan announced an Administrative Order which allows for the construction of new religious facilities or involving existing religious facilities to be essential construction projects.

Effectively immediately, under this Administrative Order these projects must abide by all conditions of Executive Order No. 122.

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