The Highlands Council is a 15-member appointed body tasked with implementation of the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act of 2004. There are currently three vacancies on the Council.

The Highlands Act specified the creation of the Council, outlining its membership, powers, duties and responsibilities (see sections C.13:20-4, 5, and 6 in the Act). The Council operates according to  established Bylaws.

Please see the links to the right for information about current Council members.