Declaration of Emergency - Morris County

    The County has issued a Declaration of a State of Emergency.  Please read the document HERE.  
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Coronavirus Update - March 19, 2020

    Coronavirus Update (March 19, 2020)   DeclarA ation for a State of Emergency in Washington Township was signed and went into effect on March 18, 2020.  This was in response to the first positive COVID-19 case identified in Washington Township.  The Declaration is a reminder to all residents to...
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Shopping Options for Seniors

The Washington Township Office of Emergency Management (WTOEM) has reached out to many local stores to secure safe shopping times for Seniors and other at risk individuals.  Attached is list of confirmed stores.  We will continue to add to this as we receive information.   Please share with your friends and family...
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Declaration of State of Emergency in Washington Township

Click to read Proclamation: WT State of EmergencyMarch 18, 2020Washington Township Confirms One (1) Case of COVID-19                                The Washington Township Health Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health, has confirmed the first (1) case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Washington Township.  The individual is in isolation, and Washington Township Health Department...
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Local Restaurant Information

The Township has been in touch with several local restaurants/food providers and compiled a list of those that are open, provide curb service and / or take out. We will continue to update the  list as details are provided to us.  List  of restaurants    
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Governor’s Executive Order on Mall and Amusement Park Closings

The  Governor's Executive Order closing Malls and Amusement Parks can be read by following the link below:     Governor's Executive Order. March 17, 2020
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2020 Budget Introduced

Resolution R-56-20 , introduction of the 2020 budget, was  approved at the  March 16, 2020  Township Committee Meeting.        R-56-20 Introduce 2020 Municipal Budget
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March 17 Coronavirus Update

Municipal Offices closed to public, meetings & programs have been suspended. The first COVID-19 positive identified in a neighboring municipality was identified. Coronavirus Update 3-17-20Public inquiries and requests will still be handled online or by email. The Township of Washington offers the ability to make payments online for:Taxes: https://www.wtmorris.org/index.php/departments/tax-collector/tax-payment-portal.htmlAlarm Registration: https://www.wtmorris.org/index.php/services/make-a-payment/alarm-registration.htmlRecreation: https://www.wtmorris.org/index.php/community/news/recreation-annoucementsTickets:traffic tickets can be...
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Call, Email or Submit Requests Online to Municipal Offices

Please call or email before visiting municipal offices. Inquiries and requests can be made by phone or online, as can certain payments. Inspections will only be done for outdoor or unoccupied facilities. For business that cannot be conducted over the phone or electronically, such drop-off (or pickup) of large applications that...
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Municipal Court Cancellations

All NJ Municipal Court Sessions have been cancelled for at least two weeks.    When the Courts reopen, the Township will update its website to reflect the new Court Sessions.   
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Mayor's Coronavirus Update March 15, 2020

Please see Mayor's 3-15-20 Coronavirus Update and visit our health announcements page for more info, links to the CDC and future public health news.  
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Township Services and Social Distancing

In accordance with guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control, the Township of Washington is encouraging employees and customers to observe social distancing.The Township of Washington offers the ability to make payments online for:·         Taxes: https://www.wtmorris.org/index.php/departments/tax-collector/tax-payment-portal.html·         Alarm Registration: https://www.wtmorris.org/index.php/services/make-a-payment/alarm-registration.html·         Recreation: https://www.wtmorris.org/index.php/community/news/recreation-annoucements·         Tickets:           o   traffic tickets can be...
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On Line Payment Options Available

Please remember that the Township offers some online payment options:  Property Taxes are due Feb. 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 each year.  There is an option to pay on line.  Visit the website for more details:  https://wipp.edmundsassoc.com/Wipp/?wippid=1438                         ...
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2020 Shade Planting Volunteers Needed

 Each year, the Washington Township Shade Tree Committee does a Shade Tree Planting, to plant new trees or replace damaged or dying trees.  This year the planting will be on April 4, beginning at 8:30.    If you would like to volunteer to assist please contact the Shade Tree Committee Chairman,...
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Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency, Public Health Emergency to Strengthen State Preparedness to Contain the Spread of COVID-19

  03/9/2020 TRENTON – As part of the state’s coordinated response to address the novel coronavirus outbreak, Governor Phil Murphy today declared a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency, effective immediately, to ramp up New Jersey’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Executive Order No. 103 declares a state...
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2020 Census

Invitations to respond to the 2020 Census will be delivered between March 12-20. Once you receive that invitation, you can respond online, by phone, or by mail.   FLYER
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Schooley's Mountain Bridge Replacement

Morris County will be replacing the bridge on County Route 517 (Schooley’s Mountain Road) over Tributary of the  Musconetcong River.  This bridge is located  between Heath Village and Hastings Square.   Work is scheduled to begin on March 9, 2020.   The County anticipates complete road closure for 3-4 weeks. Detours will be...
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Cable Television Advisory Committee Volunteers Needed

The Township Committee is looking for volunteers to sit on the Cable Television Advisory Committee. The CTAC will play a vital role in the ascertainment process leading up to and provide advice to the Township Committee on the upcoming cable franchise renewal process .   Please complete the on line Citizen Volunteer...
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WT Community Garden Plot Registration is Open

    W T Community Garden Plots AVAILABLE 2020 Season Registration Open!   Visit our website wtcommunitygarden.jimdo.com for details!   Garden is located in Palmer Park!
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JCP&L Announces Upcoming Vegetation Management For the Chester Substation

JCP&L forestry contractors will begin distribution vegetation line clearing out of the Chester substation on or about January 2, 2020.  Attached are the streets where trimming will occur. NG Gilbert will be the contractor performing the work.   The JCP&L Manager of Forestry is Rob Walton, he can be reached at  973-401-8807...
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