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Centers and Endorsed Plans

Designated Centers of the State Plan

TYPE KEY: UC: Urban Center RC: Regional Center T: Town V: Village H: Hamlet *Plan Endorsement
Ordered alphabetically by county. Start: Designation Date, Expire: Expiration Date
List as of 10/16/2013.

Atlantic County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Atlantic City
Atlantic City
UC
06/12/92
 
Oceanville
Galloway Twp
V
12/05/01
12/31/14
Smithville
Galloway Twp
T
12/05/01
12/31/14
Wrangleboro Estates
Galloway Twp
T
12/05/01
12/31/14
Bergen County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Ridgefield
Ridgefield Boro
T
05/20/94
12/31/14
Burlington County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Beverly-Delanco-Edgewater Park
Beverly City, Delanco Twp, Edgewater Park Twp
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Burlington
Burlington City
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Chesterfield
Chesterfield Twp
H
04/06/00
12/31/14
Crosswicks
Chesterfield Twp
V
04/06/00
12/31/14
Florence-Roebling
Florence Twp
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Palmyra-Riverton-East Riverton
Palmyra Boro, Riverton Boro, Cinnaminson Twp
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Riverside-Cambridge
Delran Twp, Riverside Boro
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Sykesville
Chesterfield Twp
H
04/26/00
12/31/14
TDC Receiving Area
Chesterfield Twp
V
04/26/00
12/31/14
Vincentown
Southampton Twp
V
09/22/99
12/31/14
Willingboro-Edgewater Park
Edgewater Park Twp, Willingboro Twp
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Wrightstown
Wrightstown Boro
T
10/16/13
10/16/23
Camden County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Camden
Camden
UC
06/12/92
 
Gloucester
Gloucester City
T
01/28/98
12/31/14
Cape May County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Avalon
Avalon Boro
T
10/27/99
12/31/14
Cape May
Cape May City
T
10/17/12
10/17/22
Cape May Court House
Middle Twp
RC
09/28/11
09/28/21
Cape May Point
Cape May Point Boro
V
07/15/09
07/15/19
Clermont
Dennis Twp
V
05/15/13
05/15/23
Del Haven
Middle Twp
V
09/28/11
09/28/21
Dennisville
Dennis Twp
V
05/15/13
05/15/23
Goshen
Middle Twp
H
09/28/11
09/28/21
Green Creek
Middle Twp
V
09/28/11
09/28/21
Hildreth
Middle Twp
V
09/28/11
09/28/21
Marmora-Palermo-Beesleys Point
Upper Twp
T
02/21/07
02/21/17
Ocean City
Ocean City
RC
11/24/09
11/24/19
Ocean View
Dennis Twp
V
05/15/13
05/15/23
Petersburg
Upper Twp
V
02/21/07
02/21/17
Rio Grande-Whitesboro-Burleigh
Middle Twp
RC
09/28/11
09/28/21
Seaville
Upper Twp
T
02/21/07
02/21/17
South Dennis
Dennis Twp
V
05/15/13
05/15/23
South Seaville
Dennis Twp
V
05/15/13
05/15/23
Stone Harbor
Stone Harbor Boro
T
10/27/99
12/31/14
Swainton
Middle Twp
V
09/28/11
09/28/21
Tuckahoe
Upper Twp
V
02/21/07
02/21/17
West Cape May
West Cape May Boro
T
04/16/08
04/16/18
The Wildwoods
North Wildwood City, Wildwood City, Wildwood Crest Boro, West Wildwood Boro
RC
04/22/98
12/31/14
Cumberland County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Bridgeton
Bridgeton City
RC
12/05/01
12/31/14
Mauricetown Station
Commerical Twp
H
02/02/00
12/31/14
Mauricetown-Haleyville
Commerical Twp
V
06/19/02
12/31/14
Laurel Lake
Commerical Twp
V
06/19/02
12/31/14
Port Norris
Commerical Twp
V
06/19/02
12/31/14
Cedarville
Lawrence Twp
V
06/18/03
12/31/14
Port Elizabeth-Bricksborro
Maurice River Twp
V
02/02/00
12/31/14
Dorchester-Leesburg
Maurice River Twp
V
02/02/00
12/31/14
Heislerville
Maurice River Twp
V
02/02/00
12/31/14
Delmont
Maurice River Twp
V
02/02/00
12/31/14
Millville-Vineland
Millville City, Vineland City
RC
05/20/94
12/31/14
Essex County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Newark
Newark City
UC
06/12/92
 
Gloucester County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Woolwich
Woolwich Twp
RC
04/18/08
04/18/18
Hudson County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Jersey City
Jersey City
UC
06/12/92
 
Hunterdon County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Flemington
Flemington Boro
T
12/05/01
12/31/14
Mercer County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Hightstown
Hightstown Boro
T
03/26/97
12/31/14
Hopewell
Hopewell Boro
V
09/24/93
12/31/14
Princeton
Princeton
RC
09/29/95
12/31/14
Trenton
Trenton City
UC
06/12/92
 
Washington Town Center
Robbinsville Twp
T
04/22/98
12/31/14
Middlesex County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Cranbury
Cranbury Twp
V
06/26/96
12/31/14
Historic Old Bridge
East Brunswick Twp
V
05/19/04<
12/31/14
Kingston
Franklin Twp, South Brunswick Twp
V
05/16/01
12/31/14
Metuchen
Metuchen Boro
T
03/26/97
12/31/14
Milltown
Milltown Boro
T
09/18/02
12/31/14
New Brunswick
New Brunswick City
UC
06/12/92
 
Monmouth County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Allentown
Allentown Boro
V
05/15/02
12/31/14
Asbury Park
Asbury Park City
UC
05/18/05
05/18/15
Atlantic Highlands
Atlantic Highlands Boro
T
03/29/00
12/31/14
Englishtown
Englishtown Boro
V
06/19/02
12/31/14
Freehold
Freehold Boro
T
10/22/97
12/31/14
Long Branch
Long Branch City
RC
10/17/12
10/17/22
Manasquan
Manasquan Boro
T
05/24/00
12/31/14<
Midtown Neptune
Neptune Twp
T
06/19/02
12/31/14
Red Bank
Red Bank Boro
RC
05/29/96
12/31/14
Morris County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Dover
Dover Town
RC
12/02/94
12/31/14
Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park Boro
T
05/15/02
12/31/14
Mendham
Mendham Boro
V
02/24/95
12/31/14
Morristown
Morristown Town
RC
12/01/95
12/31/14
Mount Arlington
Moount Arlington Boro
V
12/05/01
12/31/14
Netcong
Netcong Boro
T
09/27/00
12/31/14
Ocean County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Barnegat
Barnegat Twp
T
12/07/11
12/07/21
Berkeley Town Center
Berkeley Twp
T
07/06/12
07/06/22
Brick
Brick Twp
T
06/20/07
06/20/17
Mystic Island
Little Egg Harbor Twp
T
06/28/00
12/31/14
New Egypt
Plumsted Twp
T
07/24/96
12/31/14
Parkertown
Little Egg Harbor Twp
V
06/28/00
12/31/14
Seaside Heights
Seaside Heights Boro
T
07/16/03
12/31/14
Stafford
Stafford Twp
RC
05/16/07
05/16/17
Tuckerton
Tuckerton Boro
T
06/28/00
12/31/14
Waretown
Ocean Twp
T
12/07/05
12/07/15
West Creek
Eagleswood Twp
V
04/23/03
12/31/14
Passaic County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Bloomingdale
Bloomingdale Boro
T
02/25/98
12/31/14
Haledon
Haledon Boro
T
04/26/00
12/31/14
Paterson
Paterson City
UC
06/12/92
Totowa
Totowa Boro
T
06/24/98
12/31/14
Wanaque
Wanaque Boro
T
02/25/98
12/31/14
Salem County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Elmer
Elmer Boro
T
01/07/08
12/31/14
Salem
Salem City
RC
12/01/99
12/31/14
Woodstown
Woodstown Boro
T
10/29/93
12/31/14
Somerset County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Bedminster
Bedminster Twp
V
09/20/01
12/31/14
Pluckemin
Bedminster Twp
V
09/20/01
12/31/14
Bernardsville
Bernardsville Boro
T
04/28/99
12/31/14
Bound Brook-South Bound Brook
Bound Brook Boro, South Bound Brook Boro
T
06/28/00
12/31/14
Far Hills
Far Hills Boro
V
03/01/01
12/31/14
Millstone
Millstone Boro
V
1/17/13
1/17/15
Manville
Manville Boro
T
06/28/00
12/31/14
North Plainfield
North Plainfield Boro
T
10/16/02
12/31/14
Bridgewater-Raritan-Somerville
Bridgewater Twp, Raritan Boro, Somerville Boro
RC
10/16/13
10/16/23
Rocky Hill
Rocky Hill Boro
V
05/16/01
12/31/14
Warren
Warren Twp
T
10/16/02
12/31/14
Watchung
Watchung Boro
V
10/16/02
12/31/14
Sussex County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Andover
Andover Boro
T
12/04/96
12/31/14
Branchville
Branchville Boro
V
06/16/04
12/31/14
Hopatcong
Hopatcong Boro
T
04/28/95
12/31/14
Montague
Montague Twp
V
04/23/03
12/31/14
Newton
Newton Town
RC
09/24/93
05/15/23
Hainesville
Sandyston Twp
V
04/23/03
12/31/14
Layton
Sandyston Twp
V
04/23/03
12/31/14
Sparta
Sparta Twp
T
07/16/03
12/31/14
Stanhope
Stanhope Boro
T
10/16/02
12/31/14
Vernon
Vernon Twp
T
07/16/03
12/31/14
Union County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Elizabeth
Elizabeth City
T
06/12/92
12/31/14
Warren County
Center
Municipality
Type
Start
Expire
Mount Herman
Hope Twp
H
06/28/00
12/31/14
Hope
Hope Twp
V
06/28/00
12/31/14
Washington
Washington Boro, Washington Twp
T
05/26/99
12/31/14

Endorsed Plans

Municipality
County
Date
Notes
Hudson County Urban Complex
Hudson
01/27/99
Bayonne City, East Newark Borough, Guttenberg Town, Harrison Town, Hoboken City, Jersey City, Kearny Town, North Bergen Twp., Secaucus Town, Union City, Weehawken Twp., West New York Town
Route 130/Delaware River Corridor Strategic Plan
Burlington
04/28/99
Beverly City, Burlington City, Burlington Twp., Cinnaminson Twp., Delanco Twp., Delran Twp., Edgewater Park Twp., Florence Twp., Palmyra Borough, Riverside Twp., Riverton Twp., Willingboro Twp.
Asbury Park City
Monmouth
05/18/05
Asbury Park Urban Center
Ocean Twp
Ocean
12/07/05
Waretown Town Center
Plainsboro Twp
Middlesex
01/18/06
Upper Twp
Cape May
02/21/07
Marmora-Palermo-Beesleys Point Town Center, Petersburg Village Center, Seaville Town Center, Tuckahoe Village Center
Sussex County Stragetic Growth Plan
Sussex
02/21/07
Stafford Twp
Ocean
05/16/07
Stafford Regional Center
Brick Twp
Ocean
06/20/07
Brick Town Center
West Cape May Boro
Cape May
04/18/08
West Cape May Town Center
Woolwich Twp
Gloucester
04/18/08
Woolwich Regional Center
Cape May Point
Cape May
07/15/09
Cape May Point Village Center
Ocean City
Cape May
11/24/09
Ocean City Regional Center
Middle Twp
Cape May
09/28/11
Cape May Court House Regional Center, Del Haven Village Center, Goshen Hamlet, Green Creek Village Center, Hildreth Village Center, Rio Grande-Whitesboro-Burleigh Regional Center, Swainton Village Center
Barnegat Twp
Ocean
12/07/11
Barnegat Town Center Barnegat Core
Berkeley Twp
Ocean
07/06/12
  (no notes)
Cape May City
Cape May
10/17/12
  (no notes)
Long Branch City
Monmouth
10/17/12
  (no notes)
Delineated Cores
Smithville Town Center
Galloway Township
Atlantic County
12/5/01
Galloway Downtown
Galloway Township
Atlantic County
12/5/01
Barnegat
Barnegat Township
Ocean County
12/5/11
Berkeley
Berkeley Town Core
Ocean County
07/06/12
Delineated Nodes
Burlington County
Route 130 Corridor (14 Nodes)
Burlington County
4/28/1999
PSE&G
Lower Alloways Creek Township
Salem County
7/24/2002
New Gretna
Bass River Township
Burlington County
8/21/2013

Expired Centers

These centers have expired as of the dates listed below:

Oxford (V, Warren 01/07/08)
Byram (V, Sussex, 05/19/10)

Partially Expired Centers

These centers have partially expired as of the dates listed below.
Percentage is percent of original center remaining after partial expiration:

There are no Partially Expired Centers at this time.

Pinelands Centers

Based on a Memorandum of Agreement by and between the New Jersey State Planning Commission and the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, the following places receive the same benefits as designated centers, since they are certified as in conformance with the New Jersey Comprehensive Management Plan for the Pinelands.
Certified Pinelands Towns/Regional Growth Areas and State Plan Centers
Municipal Location
Pinelands Management
Area Designation
Corresponding Center
Buena Borough and Buena Vista Township
Pinelands Town
Town Center
Egg Harbor City and Galloway Twp
Pinelands Town
Town Center
Town of Hammonton and Mullica Twp
Pinelands Town
Town Center
Lakehurst Borough
Pinelands Town
Town Center
Manchester Township (Whiting)
Pinelands Town
Town Center
Woodbine Borough
Pinelands Town
Town Center
Berlin Borough and Berlin Township
Pinelands Regional Growth Area
Town Center
Medford Lakes Center
Pinelands Regional Growth Area
Borough Town
Stafford Township
Pinelands Regional Growth Area
Regional Center (1)
Various municipalities
Pinelands Regional Growth Area
To be determined (2)
(1) The Stafford Township Regional Growth Area is associated with a Regional Center designated by the State Planning Commission in that portion of Stafford Township located within the Pinelands National Reserve but outside of the Pinelands Area.
(2) Other Pinelands Regional Growth Areas must be evaluated to determine the most appropriate center designations.
Certified Pinelands Villages and State Plan Centers
Center
Municipality
County
County
Belcoville
Weymouth Twp
Atlantic
V
Collings Lake
Buena Vista Twp
Atlantic
V
Cologne-Germania
Galloway Twp
Atlantic
V
Dorothy
Weymouth Twp
Atlantic
V
Elwood
Mullica Twp
Atlantic
V
Estell Manor
Estell Manor City
Atlantic
H
Folsom
Folsom Boro
Atlantic
V
Milmay
Buena Vista Twp
Atlantic
H (3)
Mizpah
Hamilton Twp
Atlantic
V
Nesco
Mullica Twp
Atlantic
V
Newtonville
Buena Vista Twp
Atlantic
H
Pomona
Galloway Twp
Atlantic
V
Port Republic
Port Republic City
Atlantic
V
Richland
Buena Vista Twp
Atlantic
V
Sweetwater
Mullica Twp
Atlantic
V
Weekstown
Mullica Twp
Atlantic
H
Chatsworth
Woodland Twp
Burlington
V
Green Bank
Washington Twp
Burlington
H
Indian Mills
Shamong Twp
Burlington
H
Jenkins
Washington Twp
Burlington
H
Lower Bank
Washington Twp
Burlington
H
New Gretna
Bass River Twp
Burlington
V
New Lisbon
Pemberton Twp
Burlington
H
Tabernacle
Tabernacle Twp
Burlington
H
Vincentown
Southampton Twp
Burlington
V
Blue Anchor
Winslow Twp
Camden
V
Elm
Winslow Twp
Camden
H
Tansboro
Winslow Twp
Camden
H
Waterford Works
Waterford Twp, Winslow Twp
Camden
V
Winslow
Winslow Twp
Camden
H
Belleplain
Dennis Twp
Cape May
V
Dennisville
Dennis Twp
Cape May
V
Eldora
Dennis Twp
Cape May
H
North Dennis
Dennis Twp
Cape May
H
Peterburg
Upper Twp
Cape May
V
Tuckahoe
Upper Twp
Cape May
H
Cumberland-Hesstown
Maurice River Twp
Cumberland
H
Delmont
Maurice River Twp
Cumberland
V
Dorchester-Leesburg
Maurice River Twp
Cumberland
H
Milmay
Maurice River Twp
Cumberland
H (3)
Port Elizabeth
Maurice River Twp
Cumberland
V
Bamber Lakes
Lacey Twp
Ocean
H
Beckerville
Manchester Twp
Ocean
H
Brookville
Barnegat Twp, Ocean Twp
Ocean
H
Cassville
Jackson Twp
Ocean
V
Legler
Jackson Twp
Ocean
H
Van Hiseville
Jackson Twp
Ocean
H
Warren Grove
Little Egg Harbor Twp, Stafford Twp
Ocean
H
TYPE KEY: V = Village, H = Hamlet, List ordered alphabetically by county
(3) Milmay is located in Maurice River Township (Cumberland) and Buena Vista Township (Atlantic)