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News & Public Notices

Public Notice: Highlands Development Credit Bank Meeting Added - (8/8/2016) Please take notice that a special meeting of the Highlands Development Credit Bank is scheduled for Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 4:00pm. (read)

Public Notice: August Highlands Council Meeting Cancelled - (7/25/2016) The Highlands Council Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 4:00pm has been cancelled. (read)

Press Release: Chester Borough Strengthens Planning Efforts with Highlands Plan Conformance - (7/21/2016) The Highlands Council has approved a Petition for Plan Conformance from the Borough of Chester in Morris County. The Borough is located entirely in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region, where conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan is entirely voluntary. (read)

Highlands Council 2016 Land Preservation Status Report Released - (7/20/2016) The Highlands Council has released a report providing data related to preserved land and potentially developable land throughout the Highlands Region. Data was collected through December 2015. (read)

July 21 Highlands Council Meeting Materials Available - (7/15/2016) An agenda and associated materials have been posted for the July 21, 2016 Highlands Council meeting. (read)

Public Notice: August Highlands Development Credit Bank Meeting Cancelled - (7/6/2016) The HDC Bank Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 4:00pm has been cancelled. (read)

Public Notice: Open Space Matching Grant Program Applications Being Accepted - (5/17/2016) Please take notice that the Highlands Council is now accepting applications for the Highlands Open Space Partnership Funding program. The application deadline is Friday, September 16, 2016. Complete details are available in the Public Notice. (read)

Highlands Council 2015 Annual Report Now Available - (4/20/2016) The Highlands Council has released its 2015 Annual Report. The report provides a historical perspective on activities with an emphasis on progress during the last calendar year toward achieving the goals of the Highlands Act and Regional Master Plan. (read)

Report: Potable Water Supplied in 2011 by New Jersey’s Highlands - (2/24/2016) In December 2015, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Water Supply and Geoscience released an updated analysis regard the use of Highlands water throughout the state. (read)

Public Notices: 2016 Meeting Schedules for Highlands Council and Highlands Development Credit Bank - (12/30/2015) The Highlands Council and Highlands Development Credit Bank 2016 meetings schedules have been adopted. Meeting materials will be posted in advance of meetings whenever possible. Public notices are available on the calendar page. (read)


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