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Closure Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, our office will be closed until further notice.

All business is being managed remotely. Our office will continue to check phone messages, review applications & perform inspections. We are receiving mail and any drop off information in post office bins outside our 4th-floor office door.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this health crisis. We wish you and your family wellness!

2018 Fee and Form Changes

As of June 11, 2018 – view changes to the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Certification Application and our Fee Schedule.

Confirmed Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Activity in New Jersey

As of October 2017, emerald ash borer has been found in New Jersey in Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset and Warren counties.

Map of EAB detections as of August 2018

About the District

The Morris County Soil Conservation District works with private landowners and regulates the construction industry to reduce soil erosion and promote proper conservation measures. Our goal is to reduce the impact of sediment on New Jersey’s waters while securing healthy soils for New Jersey’s future.

The Morris District also provides education and outreach, as well as technical assistance and forestry management services.