Hopatcong Borough in Sussex County has 2,615 acres in the Preservation Area and 5,333 acres in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance for both areas that was approved by the Highlands Council on September 20, 2012. 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 adopted by Hopatcong to effectuate the Borough's conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.

Approved Petition for Plan Conformance

Hopatcong Borough's Petition for Plan Conformance was approved by the Highlands Council on September 20, 2012.

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 the Borough of Hopatcong's Petition for Plan Conformance.

Petition Posting for Public Comment

A Public Comment period was held from 8/30/12 through 9/12/12 and announced by Public Notice. (Comments received and Highlands Council responses are included in the 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).These documents were the basis for Highlands Council technical review and amendment, in collaboration with the municipality, resulting in the documents posted for public comment and Highlands Council consideration.


Supporting Documents