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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Township Update - April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020 - Governor Murphy signed an executive order yesterday opening state parks for passive recreation on May 2. County parks, trails and golf courses are also allowed to open under certain conditions.    No organized sports or picnicking is allowed at parks and parking lots will be limited to...
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Second Quarter Property Tax Grace Period Information

April 29, 2020 - The Governor has granted municipalities the authority to extend the grace period for May 1 property taxes. However, authority to extend the deadline for paying the school districts and county their second quarter tax levy has not been granted. The grace period currently ends May 11. The...
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Township Update - April 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 - There will be a presentation of the 2020-2021 local school district budget during tonight’s Washington Township Board of Education meeting. This budget is separate from the municipal budget and voted on by the Board of Education not the Township Committee.I have not been provided log-in information to...
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Township Update - April 27, 2020

April 27, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department has reported 85 confirmed cases as of yesterday. Sadly, there are ten reported deaths but 17 cases were confirmed released from isolation.   We will be holding a Virtual Bingo Bonanza weekly at 6 p.m. on Fridays. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register. A...
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Township Update - April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020 - The Washington Township Health Department has reported 79 confirmed cases as of yesterday. Sadly, there are ten reported deaths but 17 cases were confirmed released from isolation.   We held a senior Virtual Bingo Bonanza yesterday which we will be doing on a weekly basis. This evening...
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Gloves & Masks are NOT Recyclables - they are Contaminants

Properly Dispose of Gloves, Masks, and Wipes Gloves, wipes, masks and tissues are medical waste and should be put in the trash, not recycled. Read More https://morriscountynj.gov/2020/04/covid-19-proper-disposal-of-gloves-masks-medical-waste/  
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Virtual Bingo Dates Have Been Added

Last week’s bingo had such a high demand, we have scheduled additional Virtual Bingo Bonanzas. To register for the senior bingo Thursday (April 23) at 1 p.m., please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. To register for community bingo Friday (Apirl 24) at 6 p.m., please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Bingo cards will be emailed to registrants;...
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Township Update - April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020 - No additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed yesterday.   Last week’s bingo had such a high demand, we have scheduled additional Virtual Bingo Bonanzas.  To register for the senior bingo Thursday at 1 p.m., please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  To register for community bingo Friday at 6 p.m., please email...
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Ordinance News from the April 20 Township Committee Meeting

    Adopted Ordinance:    RO-03-20     AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF MORRIS, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING CHAPTER 111, LAND USE PROCEDURES AND CHAPTER 217, ZONING, ESTABLISHING A ROUTE 46 C-1 NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS ZONE MULTI-FAMILY RENTAL HOUSING OVERLAY DEVELOPMENT OPTION .  MAP   Introduced Ordinances:  RO-04-20 BOND...
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Township Update - April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 - The Township’s health department has reported a total of 73 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Township through April 19, 2020. Fourteen cases have been confirmed released from isolation.  Eight deaths have been reported. To protect the privacy of any persons involved, no further information will be...
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