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News & Public Notices

Press Release: Highlands Council Approves Jefferson Petition and Moves Monitoring Program Forward - At its most recent meeting, the Highlands Council approved a Petition for Plan Conformance for Jefferson Township in Morris County, while also moving forward with other matters. (read)

PUBLIC NOTICE: Oakland Borough Petition for Plan Conformance - (4/14/14) The Highlands Council is currently accepting comments from the public regarding Oakland Borough’s Petition for Plan Conformance and the Final Draft Consistency Review and Recommendations Report prepared by the Highlands Council staff. Written public comments will be accepted through April 29, 2014. Petition materials and the public notice are now available for review … (read)

Materials Available: April 17 Meeting - (4/11/14) An agenda and associated materials have been published for the April 17, 2014 Highlands Council meeting. (read)

Highlands Council 2013 Annual Report now available - (3/31/14) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council is pleased to present its 2013 Annual Report. (read)

Highlands Council Moves TDR Program Forward with Feasibility Grant to Vernon Township and Contract for Fiscal Analysis Services - (10/17/13) At its October meeting the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council advanced its Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) program on two fronts. The Council voted to approve a Receiving Zone Feasibility Grant to Vernon Township in Sussex County and, in a separate matter, voted to approve a contract designating qualified vendors to conduct municipal fiscal analysis studies related to TDR Receiving Zones. (read)

Highlands Council Supports Comprehensive Planning Efforts for Southwest Shore of Budd Lake - (9/23/13) The Highlands Council has approved a Redevelopment Area Designation in Mount Olive Township, Morris County that includes 17 parcels near and adjacent to Budd Lake. (read)


Photography Credit: All photographs on this website are courtesy of the New Jersey Highlands Council staff or Dwight Hiscano with his permission.