Sussex County Division of Planning and Economic Development
One Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860

Telephone 973-579-0500
Fax 973-579-0513

Welcome to the Sussex County Division of Planning and Economic Development. The Division of Planning and Economic Development is responsible for providing staff and technical assistance to the County Planning Board, Agricultural Development Board, Solid Waste Advisory Committee, 208 Water Quality Policy Advisory Committee, Strategic Growth Advisory Committee and Board of County Commissioners on all matters related to land use, development and conservation.

The Division manages the following programs:

Agriculture Development Board, Farmland Preservation, Right-to-Farm, Agri-Tourism
Schedule, Agenda, Minutes, Forms, Land Development Standards, Development Review
Housing Opportunities, Partners in Housing Resources
Open Space Committee, Open Space Plan, Open Space Application
Demographics, GIS Open Data, Maps, Apps
Cross Acceptance, Mobility Study, Vision 2020, Ground Water Manual, Natural Resources Inventory, Strategic Growth
2007 Recycling Update, Amendments, SCMUA, Minutes, Agenda, Schedule, Forms, Solid Waste Management
NJTPA, Lackawanna Cutoff, Complete Streets Study, Street Smart Pedestrian Safety Campaign, Projects Map
Waste Water Management Plan Update, PAC

The Division is located on the third floor of the Sussex County Administrative Center, One Spring Street, Newton, N.J. 07860. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. We can be contacted by telephone at (973) 579-0500 or by e-mail at

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