The fight played out in Bernards Township, and the mosque’s attorney called the decision a “landmark ruling.”

Nadim Ahmed is a Bernards Township resident and a member of the Muslim Community. He said the closest mosque is about 30 minutes away.

“This property is about 5 minutes from where I live,” he said.

A federal judge ruled Saturday that requiring a mosque to have more parking than a church or a synagogue is unconstitutional. It had been an issue around the New Jersey town.

A battle that started about 4 years ago, the Islamic Society attempted to find a permanent space for worship and was met by heavy opposition.

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