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

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. A formal public comment period and public hearings will be scheduled and announced via public notice. All details will be posted to this web page.

Draft: Highlands Redevelopment Area Designation Procedures

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

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.

January 8, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

West Milford Library
West Milford, NJ
Audio: mp3 | wma
January 14, 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Trenton, NJ 08625
Audio: mp3 | wma
January 15, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
Clinton Township Municipal Court Building
Annandale, NJ  08801
Audio: mp3 | wma

January 15, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Sussex County Technical School
Sparta, NJ 07871
Audio: mp3 | wma
January 22, 2019
10:00am – 12:00pm
New Jersey Highlands Council
Chester, NJ 07930
Audio: mp3 | wma
January 22, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
New Jersey Highlands Council
Chester, NJ 07930
Audio: mp3 | wma
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 Hearings
The Highlands Council held six public hearings to solicit public comment on the draft procedure.

September 14, 2017 (AM)
Highlands Council Office
Chester, NJ
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September 14, 2017 (PM)
Highlands Council Office
Audio: mp3 | wma
September 20, 2017
Silas Condict County Park
Kinnelon, NJ
Audio: mp3 | wma
September 20, 2017
Department of Land Preservation
County of Warren
Oxford, NJ
Audio: mp3 | wma
September 25, 2017
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Trenton, NJ
Audio: mp3 | wma
September 26, 2017
Hopatcong Municipal Building
Hopatcong, NJ
Audio: mp3 | wma
Addendum A: Acreage Update

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