The ECIA is controlled by the County Improvement Authorities act, N.J.S.A. 40:37A-44, et seq., the Local Public Contracts Law N.J.S.A. 40:11-1, et seq., the Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act N.J.S.A. 10:4-6, et seq., and the Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 and the common law access to records.

The Courts of New Jersey have determined that the Local Lands and Buildings Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12-1 et seq. do not apply to Improvement Authorities.

In the conduct of its meetings the ECIA follows “Robert’s Rules of Order”.