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The New Jersey Pinelands Commission is embarking on its fourth in-depth review of the Pinelands Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP), the rules that govern land-use, development and natural resource protection programs in the Pinelands Area.

As the Commission has been in place for more than 30 years, it is timely to use the Plan review process to evaluate the Commission's overall success in meeting the goals of the Pinelands Protection Act. This Plan review will provide a blueprint for the future.

Previous reviews resulted in changes that included simplified permitting for the development single-family dwellings, a ban on new mining operations in Pinelands-designated Forest Areas, waste management facility siting policies, forestry standards and application requirements, and the mandatory clustering of residential development in the Forest and Rural Development Areas, among many other initiatives.

The public's participation and insight will be critical in this project. To that end, a Plan Review Committee composed of five Commission members has been formed. This Committee will meet monthly to guide the development of the Plan Review based on feedback from members of the public and specific focus groups, such as the 53 Pinelands municipalities, seven Pinelands counties and many other parties.

The Committee will meet following each regular meeting of the Pinelands Commission. Please note that regular Commission meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are held at the Commission's headquarters on 15-C Springfield Road in Pemberton Township, NJ, unless otherwise noted.

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Plan Review Committee Meetings


  • Friday, February 14 - Agenda
  • Friday, April 11
  • Friday, July 11
  • Friday, October 10
  • Friday, December 12
  • Friday, July 12, 2013 - Agenda, Minutes
  • Friday, October 11, 2013 - Agenda
  • Friday, December 13, 2013 - Cancelled

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Public Comments

Please click here to view all of the public comments that were received.

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