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Township of Pequannock Master Plan

Township of Pequannock Master Plan

Welcome to the Township of Pequannock's Master Plan website.  The Township is developing a new Master Plan to shape the physical, social, environmental, and economic future of the community. The updated Master Plan will provide a framework for preserving the Township's character, supporting investment, and promoting desired changes.

We want to hear from you! This site will be updated regularly with survey questions, opportunities to participate in the creation of the Master Plan, and plan updates. The information you provide will help guide the decisions for our community for the next 10 years! 

Get Involved!

Come visit us at the 37th Annual Family Hoedown on September 14th

Take our Survey at the bottom of the page 

Download the Master Plan Flyer to find out more information

 

 

 

 

Public Workshop Summary Report

On May 1st, 2019, the Township of Pequannock held its Community Workshop for the development of the new Master Plan. The following document is a summary of the results of that workshop.

Pequannock Township Master Plan Public Participation Summary for the May 1st Community Workshop

 

Quick guide to using PublicInput.com

Creating an account – You have many choices when participating on the PublicInput.com page. You can choose to sign up with your existing Facebook, Twitter, or Google account, sign up with an email, or choose to participate anonymously.

Taking the survey – You can only take the survey once. Once you’ve submitted an answer, the response is logged, but you can always change it immediately or another time. The survey results will reflect any changes.

View results – Clicking on this function will display the question results based on everyone who has answered the question thus far.

Making comments – All entered comments will default to being publicy visible. You can modiy this setting by clicking on "Hide" under your comment. Note that we will not remove critical or negative comments unless they are defamatory, profane, or off-topic.

Hiding comments - If you choose to hide your comments, only yourself and the project team for the study can view your comment.

Agreeing with comments – You can reply to another participant’s comments, you click on “agree” below their comment to indicate your approval or agreement with what they’ve said.

Flagging comments – If you think a comment is unnecessary, or disrespectful, you can “flag” it for review by the moderation team.

Any comments, or questions? Email [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions 
 

  1. What is a Master Plan?

    A Master Plan provides a guide for the future development of a community. It serves as a
    comprehensive approach to planning issues and considers many factors impacting a community’s economic development needs.

    The Master Plan gives the community the legalbasis for control over future development, as well as land use planning policy and zoning changes. Most changes are implemented in the form of zoning amendments and land development ordinances.
     
  2. Why is the Township doing a new Master Plan? 

    The last time the Township completed a new Master Plan was nearly 25 years ago, in 1995. The way people live, travel, and do business has changed tremendously since then. We need a new planning document to guide land use policies, development, and infrastructure improvements to respond to our current and future needs. 
     
  3. What is covered by the new Master Plan?

    The new Master Plan will include the following elements: Goals and Objectives, Land Use, Circulation, Economic Development, Community Facilities, Parks and Open Space, Utilities, Sustainability, Historic Preservation, and Recycling.

In addition to the elements of the Master Plan, we are hosting a number of community engagement events where residents, business owners and other interested people have the opportunity to participate in the planning process.
 

  1. When will the report be completed? 

    It is expected the Master Plan will be adopted by the Planning Board by the end of 2019.
     
  2. How can I participate?

    You can provide valuable insight into the Master Plan by completing the survey questions on this webpage and participating at upcoming community workshop. And help spread the word by sharing on social media and telling your friends and family about what we are doing!
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Project Kickoff

The Master Plan was officially kicked off in January 2019

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Master Plan Community Workshop

Wednesday, May 1st, 7:00-9:00pm at the Senior Center

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37th Annual Family Hoedown

Saturday, September 14th, 11am-5pm at Greenview Park

Pequannock Township Planning Documents

The following documents are some of the Township's key planning documents.  These and several others will provide inportmant background and information into the development of the new Master Plan.


1995 Pequannock Township Master Plan


2003 Pequannock Township Reexamination Report


2007 Pequannock Township Town-wide Park and Recreation Master Plan


2009 Pequannock Township Reexamination Report


2009 Environmental Resource Inventory


2012 Open Space and Recreation Plan Update

 

If you would like to stay up to date with Pequannock Township's Master Plan, please provide your information in the form below. Your information won't be shared with anyone outside of the planning project team.

Click Continue below to take our Survey