Oakland Borough in Bergen County has 2,605 acres in the Preservation Area and 3,006 acres in the Planning Area of the Highlands Region. The municipality submitted a Petition for Plan Conformance for both areas. In 2017, the Borough adopted a resolution and passed an ordinance rescinding its Petition for Plan Conformance for the Planning Area of the Borough.
This page contains links to documents related to the Township’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.
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This section contains documents approved by Oakland Borough that effectuate the Borough’s conformance with the Highlands Regional Master Plan.
Oakland Borough’s Petition for Plan Conformance was approved by the Highlands Council on May 15, 2014.
Council Approved Documents
Materials from Public Hearing
*** PETITION ARCHIVE ***
**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.
The documents below include all edits made prior to Highlands Council consideration of Oakland Borough’s Petition for Plan Conformance.
A public comment period was held from April 14 through 29, 2014 and announced by public notice. Comments received and Highlands Council responses will be posted prior to a public hearing of this Petition. 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.
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 Letters