Jefferson Township in Morris County has 3,303 acres in the Planning Area and 24,080 acres in the Preservation Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality has submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance for its Preservation Area. This page contains links to documents related to the Township’s petition.

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Conformance Documents Adopted by the Municipality

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

Approved Petition for Plan Conformance

Jefferson Township’s Petition for Plan Conformance was approved by the Highlands Council on April 17, 2014.

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 Jefferson Township’s Petition for Plan Conformance.


Petition for Public Comment

A public comment period was held March 14 -28, 2014 and announced by Public Notice. The following documents constitute the municipality's final submission to the Highlands Council prior to its consideration of the full Petition.

Administratively Complete Petition for Plan Conformance

Jefferson Township’s Petition for Plan Conformance has been deemed administratively complete by the Highlands Council.

Supporting Documents