Mount Olive Township in Morris County has 15,861 acres in the Preservation Area and 4,131 acres in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance for its Preservation Area lands. This page contains links to documents related to the Township’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.

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Conformance Documents Adopted by the Municipality

This section contains documents adopted by Mount Olive to effectuate the Township’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.

Approved Petition for Plan Conformance

Mount Olive Township's Petition for Plan Conformance was approved by the Highlands Council on January 20, 2011.

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 the Highlands Council consideration of Mount Olive Township's Petition for Plan Conformance at its January 20, 2011 meeting.


Petition Posting for Public Comment

A public comment period was held from December 17, 2010 through January 5, 2011 and announced by public notice. Comments received and Highlands Council responses are included in the Comment/Response document in the section 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 on February 2, 2010. (Administrative Completeness Letter)


Supporting Documents