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Raritan Township, New Jersey
Official Website of Raritan Township, Hunterdon County, NJ

Open Space Advisory Commission

 

RARITAN TOWNSHIP OPEN SPACE

What is Open Space? Open space refers to natural lands that are permanently preserved through fee simple purchase or easement acquisition. Open space lands include parklands used for active and passive recreation and conservation purposes, as well as preserved working farmland.

RARITAN TOWNSHIP OPEN SPACE PLAN

  1. Existing Raritan Township Parkland/Open Space

There are currently 2,436  acres of parkland/open space in Raritan Township including lands owned by the State, Hunterdon County,  Raritan Township and Non-Profit Land Trusts.  These lands are available for public enjoyment.  There are also 1,360 acres of privately owned preserved farmland In Raritan Township.  The township encompasses approximately 38.6 square miles; therefore parkland/open space encompasses approximately 9.9% of the Township and preserved farmland encompasses an additional 5.5%.  Existing public (Township, County and State owned) and non-profit owned open space and a summary of site amenities for major Township Parklands are shown on the Raritan Township Open Space Map.  The official Raritan Township Recreation and Open Space Inventory (ROSI) map depicts all Township owned parkland. read more.....

  

OPEN SPACE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Amy Greene                 Chair

Joel Throne                  Member

Ryan Edge                   Member

Timothy McCarthy        Member

Steve Farsiou               Member

James Miller                 Planning Board

Open                            Township Committee Liasion

Open                            Township Committee Liasion

 

For a copy of the latest Wildlife Liaison Report, click here:


Attached Document or FileMap of Raritan Township Existing Open Space  
Attached Document or FileWildlife Liason Report (December 2017)  
Attached Document or FileOpen Space Map w/Key & Deer  
Attached Document or FileOpen Space Plan 2018  
Attached Document or FileRaritan Twp Open Space ROSI  



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