The Asbury Press Park reported that a judge has denied a last-minute request to further postpone a proposal to build 500 to 1,000 residences on a Lakewood Township golf course, a ruling that clears the controversial plan to be considered by planning officials Tuesday.
Ocean County Superior Court Judge Marlene Lynch Ford ruled Monday after a 40-minute hearing that there was no legal basis for her to preempt The Parke at Lakewood from seeking approval from the Lakewood Township Planning Board.
The Parke, an affiliate of GDMS Holdings LLC, has submitted an application to build a combined residential and retail complex on what is now Eagle Ridge Golf Club in the township’s southwest corner. The planning board is slated to consider the project at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building, 231 Third St. in Lakewood.
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