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One Municipal Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822

Commission Members

Amy Greene
Chair

Joel Throne
Member

Timothy McCarthy
Member

James Miller
Planning Board

Harry Quinn
Member

Jesse Allen
Member

Tony Hajjar
Township Planner

Gary Hazard
Township Committee Liasion

Mike Mangin
Township Committee Liasion

Open Space Advisory Commission Information

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.