Updates and additions to the 2008 Highlands RMP are cataloged on this page.

Draft: Highlands Plan Conformance Procedures
Addendum 2019-1: Highlands Redevelopment Area Designation Procedures
Addendum 2018-1: Procedure for Considering Proposals to Amend the Highlands Regional Master Plan
Addendum A: Acreage Update

Draft: Highlands Plan Conformance Procedures

Outlines the process by which a municipality or county revises its local master plan and development regulations to bring them into alignment with the goals, requirements, and provisions of the Highlands Act and the RMP.

Public Comment and Public Hearings
A public comment period was held from March 27 through May 28, 2019. The Highlands Council held six public hearings to solicit public comment on the draft Highlands Plan Conformance Procedures. A comment response document is currently being prepared and will be posted to this site, along with any updated drafts of the Procedures before final consideration for adoption by the Highlands Council at a future public meeting.

April 25, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm
West Milford Library
Rooms 6 & 7
1470 Union Valley Road
West Milford, NJ 07480
Audio: 
mp3 | wma

April 30, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
1st Floor Public Hearing Room
401 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Audio: mp3 | wma

May 1, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Holland Township
Municipal Offices
Public Meeting Room
61 Church Road
Milford, NJ 08848
Audio: mp3 | wma

May 7, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Warren Hills Regional
District Office
2nd Floor
89 Bowerstown Road
Washington, NJ 07882
Audio: mp3wma

May 21, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
New Jersey Highlands Council
100 North Road (Route 513) Chester, NJ 07930
Audio: mp3 | wma
May 21, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
New Jersey Highlands Council
100 North Road (Route 513)
Chester, NJ 07930
Audio: mp3 | wma


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Addendum 2019-1: Highlands Redevelopment Area Designation Procedures

Summarizes the council’s process for designating a Highlands Redevelopment Area as required by the Highlands Act. 

Materials supporting public process for adoption

Public Comment and Public Hearings
A public comment period was held from December 14, 2018 through February 11, 2019. The Highlands Council also held six public hearings to solicit public comment on the draft procedure.

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Addendum 2018-1: Procedure for Considering Proposals to Amend the Highlands Regional Master Plan

Summarizes the Council's process for reviewing the Regional Master Plan and considering any amendments to it.

Materials supporting public process for adoption

Public Comment and Public Hearings
A public comment period was held from August 25 through September 26, 2017. The Highlands Council held six public hearings to solicit public comment on the draft procedure.

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Addendum A: Acreage Update

Amends Table 1.1 of the RMP (p 20-22) "Acreage of the Highlands Region in Municipalities and Counties."



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