Washington Township MUA Imposes Water Restrictions

The MUA has imposed water restrictions in the Schooley's  Mountain water service area.  Contact the WTMUA with any questions. 908.876. 3145. View the WTMUA's flyer for more information.     
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Township Update - May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has reported five additional confirmed covid-19 positive cases.  There have been 108 confirmed cases, 12 deaths have been reported and 34 cases have been confirmed as released from isolation through May 17, 2020. ...
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Township Update - May 16, 2020

May 16, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has reported two additional confirmed covid-19 positive cases and an additional death.  There have been 103 confirmed cases, 12 deaths have been reported and 34 cases have been confirmed as released from isolation...
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Construction Permits and EO-142 Requirements

On May 13, 2020 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 142 permitting resumption of non-essential construction, effective at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020. The Washington Township Construction Office has been contacting applicants with pending permits regarding their release. All businesses engaged in construction projects in the State, whether or not...
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Township Update - May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020 - Yesterday, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 142 permitting resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and gatherings in cars. You can read the full EO 142 here:https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-142.pdf    The Washington Township Construction Office will be contacting applicants with pending permits regarding their release. Please...
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Notification Regarding Township Building Permits

Update: On May 13, 2020 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 142 permitting resumption of non-essential construction, with certain requirements, effective at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020. The Washington Township Construction Office will be contacting applicants with pending permits regarding their release. Please be patient during this process.   Update: The State BPU...
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Morris County Clerk Encourages Vote by Mail

The  Primary Election is scheduled for July 7. Please read the Morris County Clerk's recommendation for voting by mail HERE.  Instructions for downloading a form and mailing it to the Morris County Clerk's Office are contained in that link.  To visit the Morris County Clerk's Website Page, click HERE.    
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Notice of Intent to Award Contract under a National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement

The Township of Washington intends to participate in the Savvik Buying Group contract to purchase a Lucas 3, v 3.1 Chest Compression System and accessories. Information regarding the contract may be requested to the Township Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The Township of Washington joined the Savvik Buying Group Coop as a Participating...
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Notice to Bidders - Road Projects (Naughright)

NOTICE TO BIDDERS   Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township Clerk of the Township of Washington in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, on June 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bid opening will be...
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Resident Survey - Cable Television

Washington Township is preparing review the cable franchise agreement and needs you feedback. As part of the ascertainment process, the township’s Cable Television Advisory Committee is conducting a survey of resident, both Comcast customer and non-customer are invited to participate. Please click this link to help.    
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Property Tax Grace Period Extended to May 26

The Township Committee extended the grace period from May 11 to May 26 for second quarter taxes as permitted under Executive Order-130. The EO does not grant municipalities the  authority to change the due date. The due date remains May 1 in accordance with state statute. Interest is waived for second...
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Township Update - May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 - Last night, the Township Committee extended the grace period for second quarter taxes from May 11 to May 26. The due date remains May 1 by state statute. Interest is waived for second quarter tax payments made by May 26. Interest on taxes paid after May 26...
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Township Update - May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 - Yesterday, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 138 extending the Public Health Emergency declared on March 9. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed.    Executive Order No. 138 extends all Executive Orders issued under the...
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Washington Township Among 50 Safest Cities in NJ

Once again, Safewise has ranked Washington Township, Morris County as one of the safest cities in New Jersey.   The municipality is #10 on this years list.    You can read the full report here.    
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Community Garden Plots Available

The Community Garden, located in Palmer Park, has available plots. Please visit the Community Garden website for information and details: https://wtcommunitygarden.jimdofree.com/    
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Notice to Bidders - Road Projects

NOTICE TO BIDDERS TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON   Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township Clerk of the Township of Washington in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, on June 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bid...
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Township Update - May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020 - Governor Murphy announced schools will be closed through the end of the school year yesterday.   The Governor also signed three executive orders yesterday. Number 135 suspends the in-person requirements for receipt of a marriage license and marriage ceremonies for the duration of the public health emergency....
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Township Update - May 4, 2020

May 1, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has reported 96 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township through May 3, 2020; 21 cases have been confirmed as released from isolation. Please remain vigilant and practice social distancing.    The...
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May 7, 2020 Special Township Committee Meeting

A Special Meeting of the Washington Township Committee will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7 p.m.  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held electronically using ZOOM, a cloud-based audio-conferencing tool with computer and telephone access, at which time and place all persons interested...
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Township Update - May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 - There are no additional confirmed COVID-19 positive cases to report today. There are four additional confirmed cases released from isolation and sadly one additional death in a previously confirmed case reported.   The Governor has granted municipalities the authority to extend the grace period for May 1...
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