Affordable Housing Applications Available

Applications for an affordable housing rental unit in Washington Township are now being accepted. Please click below for details: 12 Black River Road affirmative marketing flyer  
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Township Update - May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 - There are two new confirmed covid-19 positive cases to report, for a total of 112 as well as two more released from isolation for a total of 56. The drive-in movie registration is closed. However, we are offering online “Let’s Move with Dance Cardio.” The class is...
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Morris County Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Events

FLYER Morris County MUA has announced four household hazardous waste drop off dates.   Morris County Public Safety Training Academy,  June 13, June 28 and September 12. Chatham High School.  October 10   Please view the flyer for acceptable and prohibited items, as well as location addresses and contact information.    
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Road Project - Nestling Wood Dr.

On or about June 3, Tilcon will begin the milling and paving of Nestling Wood Drive, from Flocktown to Buttonwood.  If the weather cooperates, the project is scheduled to be completed the week of June 8Please travel the roadway with caution until the work is completed.  After milling, there may be uneven...
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Township Update - May 24, 2020

May 24, 2020 - There is one new confirmed covid-19 positive case to report today, for a total of 110 as well as one more released from isolation for a total of 54. Friday, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 148 increasing the capacity limit on outdoor gatherings established under EO-107 to...
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Township Update - May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020 - We have no new cases to report today. Our total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington Township remains at 109. The number of deaths remains at 12 but 18 more cases were removed from isolation, for a total of 53.  Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No....
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Ordinance News from the May 18 Township Committee Meeting

The following Ordinances were adopted:  RO-04-20  BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS BY THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, APPROPRIATING THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $980,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $850,000 BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWNSHIP TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF RO-05-20 ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF...
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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 has determined...
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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. Township of Washington joined the Savvik Buying Group Coop as a Participating Public Agency...
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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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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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