Wetlands (Water)

Wetlands are an important natural resource that naturally clean water and they need to be protected from pollutants and overdevelopment. Municipalities can help protect water quality and prevent non-point-source pollution through planning and ordinances.

The entire Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act Rules can be downloaded from NJDEP Division of Land Use Regulations

The 4th edition of ANJECs’ “Freshwater Wetlands Protection in New Jersey: A Manual for Local Officials” can be downloaded here.

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