Morris County White Tailed Deer Management Program 2021-2022

The  Morris County Parks Commission conducts an annual  White-Tailed Deer Management Program to help reduce and maintain white-tailed deer populations at levels that will allow for the re-establishment of native plant communities within the parks.  The hunt schedule can be found HERE Additional information about the County's White-Tailed Deer Management Program...
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New Ordinances Introduced

A second reading and public hearing will be held on the following ordinance at the Township Committee's Regular Meeting on Monday, August 16 at 7 p.m.  An ordinance is a local law. It is an act or regulation of the governing body of any municipality required to be in writing and...
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Notice to Bidders - Hunting

TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON   NOTICE TO BIDDERS               Notice is hereby given that Washington Township (Morris County) will receive sealed bids for a written agreement granting permission to hunt deer for conservation and management purposes during the 2021-2022 hunting season on public property owned by the Township as follows:  ...
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Upcoming Road Projects

Stephensburg Road - oil and chip on or about Monday, July 26.  Dogwood Drive and Hemlock Drive - milling and paving the week of August 9 for approximately four days, closed during paving and closed to thru traffic during milling. Spring Lane road improvements - expected to begin late August. Details will be...
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Public Hearing at Township Committee July 19 on New Ordinance.

A second reading and public hearing will be held on the following ordinance at the Township Committee's Regular Meeting on Monday, July 19 at 7 p.m.  An ordinances is a local law. It is an act or regulation of the governing body of any municipality required to be in writing and...
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Volunteers Needed for Kohler Pond Cleanup

Volunteers needed to help remove invasive Water Chestnut from the pond Sunday, July 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m. Volunteers will be manually removing the plant from the water and placing in small containers for transport. We are looking for people with waders that can work the shallow areas near the...
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New Ordinances Adopted

The following ordinances were adopted at the June 21 Regular Meeting of the Washington Township Committee: RO-09-21 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF ANY CLASS OF CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES AND AMENDING CHAPTER 217...
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Position Available

PT SENIOR TRANSPORTATION DRIVER(S) – WASHINGTON TWP, MORRIS COUNTY –Part-time 10-20 hours per week, $13-$18 per hour. Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience, CDL with passenger endorsement required. Experience in senior services preferred. Send application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Tuesday, July 6, 2021. EOE. The Township will continue to accept applications until...
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JCP&L Vegetation Trimming Upcoming

FirstEnergy and JCP&L will be conducting Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrols . Vegetation Aerial inspections are scheduled during the April through September time frame covering all transmission facilities system-wide annually. Patrols are intended to identify conditions that may be a threat to the safety and reliability of the transmission system.  Please...
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New Ordinances Introduced

The Township Committee introduced the following ordinances at it's May 17, 2021 meeting: RO-09-21 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF ANY CLASS OF CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES AND AMENDING CHAPTER 217 OF THE WASHINGTON...
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Public Office Hours Expanded

  Beginning the week of May 17, the municipal building’s public office hours will be expanded to Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Upon arrival, please call the appropriate department on the intercom in the front vestibule. If you do not have an appointment, and...
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WTMUA Issues Water Restrictions Reminder

The WTMUA reminds customers in the Schooley’s Mountain water system that mandatory water restrictions are in effect this Saturday, May 15 until September 15, 2021.  For detailed information, visit their website at www.wtmua.org.  The WTMUA appreciates your cooperation in our ongoing effort to conserve water.   
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Polling Location Changes for the June 8, 2021 Primary Election Washington Township Voters

District #3 voters (West Morris Central High School) will vote at the Fairmount Firehouse   Districts #6, 10 & 12 (Schooley’s Mountain Firehouse) will vote at Valley View Chapel – 115 East Mill Road  
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Municipal Building Phone Service Interruptions

There have been ongoing sporadic interruptions to Century Link service on Wednesday, May 5. If you cannot reach municipal offices by phone or are disconnected, please try again or email the Department you wish to contact.  
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New Ordinances

The following ordinances were adopted by the Township Committee on April 19:   RO-05-21 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF THE PROPERTY DESIGNATED AS BLOCK 30, LOT 39, 1 KINGS HIGHWAY, IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON  –...
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Free Seedlings Available April 24

From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on April 24, 2021, residents will be able to pick up free tree seedlings at Rock Spring Park at the pavilion nearest to the Senior Center. Seedlings, available on a first come, first served basis, come with instructions on how to store, care for, and...
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Private Well Water Tests Kits Available April 24

The Environmental Commission and Raritan Headwaters Association are holding a well water test kits pickup day in Washington Township. Test kits will be available for pickup at the pavilion at Rock Spring Park near the Senior Center on April 24, 10:00AM -12:00 PM.   Test kits can be returned April 27, 8:00AM –...
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Free Recycling Event May 15

A paper shredding, e-waste, rigid plastic and brush drop-off will be held Saturday May 15 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the DPW on Rock Road. in conjunction with Clean Communities Week. For details, please see the flyer. To volunteer for Clean Communities Week contact Robbin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 908-876-3382....
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New Ordinances

The Township Committee adopted the following ordinance at their March 15, 2021 Regular Meeting:   RO-04-21 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 217 “ZONING” OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES IN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON- SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING The...
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Community Garden Plots Available

The Washington Township Community Garden is accepting applications for membership. The application and more information are available here.  
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