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Obadiah La Tourette
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Obadiah La Tourette
The Long Valley Mill

The building looms over the bustling Route 24, once called Chester Pike, just east of Long Valley center. At once, upon seeing it, you know that the mill holds a thousand stories and probably a thousand more secrets in its ancient timbers.

Aerial View of Long Valley
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Aerial View of
Long Valley in Fall

In the rolling hills of Morris County, Washington Twp is noted for preserved farmland and historic buildings. Washington Township was incorporated as a township on April 2, 1798, from portions of Roxbury Township.

5K Turkey Trot
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Turkey Trot 2017
in Long Valley

The WMC Memorial 5K Turkey Trot is a community event being held to continue the tradition of the WMC Memorial Race started 12 years ago in memory of Kyleigh D’Alessio and Tanner Birch.

Police Honor Guard 2018
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Police Honor Guard 2018
Washington Township Police Department

The mission of the Washington Township Police Department to protect life and property, enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, and to preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve.

Califon Road Park
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Califon Road Park
Pond at Califon Road Park

The pond at Califon Road Park is located behind the parking area for the park’s Little League field and four all-purpose fields

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park

Washington Township held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony to salute our brave servicemen and servicewomen who have given so much for our country at the Veterans Memorial Site at Rock Spring Park.

Santa Program
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Santa Program
Cucinella School

At the Recreation Department’s annual Afternoon with Santa at Cuccinella School, local families enjoyed face painting, balloon animal and photos with the Santa and his helper.

Street Opening & Driveway Permits

Street Opening Permits

Street opening permits and applications are handled by the Department of Public Works. The Department of Public Works may be contacted by phone, 908-876-3382, or via e-mail at
NJ One Call - 1.800.272.1000

Before you open a roadway, please do the following.

  • Obtain an application from the DPW Office at 54 Rock Road, Washington Township.
  • Complete the application and submit the application with the $100 application fee to the D.P.W. office with the following:
    • An escrow deposit in compliance with Washington Township Code Chapter §172-32 (A,B,C or D)of the Code of the Township of Washington, NJ. The escrow deposit shall be administered in accordance with the provisions of §159-53 E and F, which provides for additional deposit requirements and the return of unused escrow deposits.
    • A construction plan showing proposed improvements and area of disturbance. The improvements must adhere to township ordinances. The construction plan must be drawn to scale and incorporate all dimensions related to the construction and excavation.
    • A traffic control plan.
    • A contractors certificate of insurance naming Washington Township as additional insured.
    • A "N.J. One Call" (1-800-272-1000) confirmation number.

The cost of the application is calculated by the Township. Please email the Superintendant, Roger Read  at

Permit applications can be found under the DPW section of the Documents and Forms Website Page

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43 Schooley's Mountain Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853
Phone: 908-876-3315
Fax: 908-876-5138


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