Pohatcong Township in Warren County has 7,571 acres in the Preservation Area and 1,208 acres in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance for both areas, which was approved by the Highlands Council on August 3, 2011. This page contains links to documents related to the Township’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.
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The Highlands Implementation Grant Status (HIGS) provides a high-level summary of funded Plan Conformance tasks. The HIGS is an updated, condensed version of the Highlands Implementation Plan and Schedule (IPS) approved by the Highlands Council with the complete petition.
• Pohatcong Township Highlands Implementation Grant Status – March 2015
This section contains documents approved by Pohatcong Township that effectuate the Township’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.
Council Approved Documents
Materials from Public Hearing
The two documents below reflect clarifications in response to requests from the Highlands Council during its consideration of Pohatcong Township's Petition for Plan Conformance at its June 16, 2011 meeting. The clarifications do not result in any substantive changes to the conclusions of the Final Consistency Review and Recommendations Report. The Highlands Council continued the public hearing to its meeting of August 3, 2011. Public testimony regarding these clarified documents may be made at the public hearing.
The documents below include all edits made prior to the Highlands Council consideration of Pohatcong Township's Petition for Plan Conformance at its June 16, 2011 meeting.
A public comment period was held from May 18, 2011 through June 2, 2011 and announced by public notice. Highlands Council responses are included in the Comment/Response document above. The following documents constitute the municipality's final submission to the Highlands Council and include the Final Draft Consistency Review and Recommendations Report prepared by Highlands Council staff for Highlands Council consideration of the full Petition.
The following documents comprise all required components of the municipal Petition for Plan Conformance, which was deemed administratively complete by the Highlands Council.