The town of Phillipsburg in Warren County has 2,133  acres in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance that was approved by the Highlands Council on October 13, 2011. This page contains links to documents related to the Borough’s implementation of the Highlands Regional Master Plan.

Municipal Adoptions

This section contains documents adopted or approved by Phillipsburg that implement the Highlands Regional Master Plan at the local level, and that were paid for through Highlands Council grant funding.

Approved Petition for Plan Conformance

Phillipsburg’s Petition for Plan Conformance and Highlands Center was approved by the Highlands Council on October 13, 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 Highlands Council consideration of Phillipsburg’s Petition for Plan Conformance.

Petition for Public Comment

A public comment period was held from September 21 through October 6, 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 (Administrative Completeness Letter, dated Oct. 27, 2010).

As part of the town’s Petition, Phillipsburg also requested Regional Master Plan updates and Map Adjustments and specific responses were provided.

Supporting Documents