Hampton Borough in Hunterdon County has 835 acres in the Preservation Area and 136 acres in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance for both areas, which was approved by the Highlands Council on November 19, 2010.

On May 19, 2011, the Highlands Council voted to amend Hampton Borough's Plan Conformance Grant Agreement to include funding for completion of a feasibility analysis intended to examine the potential for development of certain lands within the Borough, consideration of  designation of a Highlands Center or Highlands Redevelopment Area, and incorporation of the results of same into an Amended Petition for Plan Conformance.  The feasibility report was submitted by the Borough in January 2012.

On July 24, 2017, the Borough Council voted to rescind its petition for Plan Conformance for the Planning Area of the municipality.

This page contains links to documents related to the Borough’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.

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Conformance Documents Adopted by the Municipality

This section contains documents approved by Hampton Borough that effectuate the Borough’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.

Approved Petition for Plan Conformance

Petition Amendment

Council Approved Documents

Materials from Public Hearing


**PLEASE NOTE: The documents provided on this page include a complete history of the municipality’s Petition for Plan Conformance.  The most current versions of Plan Conformance documents are at the top of the page, with prior drafts included below.  Documents below this line are included for reference only and should be considered ARCHIVED material.


Final Posting Prior to Public Hearing

The documents below include all edits made prior to Highlands Council consideration of Hampton Borough's Petition for Plan Conformance.

Petition Posting for Public Comment

A public comment period was held from October 14, 2010 through November 4, 2010 and announced by public notice. Highlands Council responses are included in the Comment/Response document above. The following documents constitute the municipality's final submission to the Highlands Council and include the Final Draft Consistency Review and Recommendations Report prepared by Highlands Council staff for Highlands Council consideration of the full Petition.

Administratively Complete Petition for Plan Conformance

The following documents comprise all required components of the municipal Petition for Plan Conformance, which was deemed administratively complete by the Highlands Council (Administrative Completeness Letter).

Supporting Documents