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Kids' Dwelling Place - Minimal Requirements. Requirements

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Kids' Dwelling Place - Minimal Requirements.
Requirements (minimal) for kid's dwelling place - where they reside.
1) For a house/apartment/studio:
In NJ - kids are 6 and 16.
2) What is/are the name(s) of such requirement(s)? I heard it once - but cannot recall.
And of cause a link or two to articles etc..
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  LegalGems replied 11 months ago.

It is called "Minimum Space, Use and Location requirements"

For example, please see this ordinance which requires 70 sq feet per person (for children over age 2)

http://lawrencetwp.com/documents/ordinances/1931-07.pdf

This discusses the reasoning behind such policies: http://www.fairhousing.com/include/media/pdf/Pader.pdf

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