Departments

Offices are open Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted. In accordance with NJDOH recommendation, individuals who are not fully vaccinated should continue to wear masks in indoor public spaces and should continue to practice social distancing.

Building Department

  • Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical and Fire Subcode Permits
  • Phone: (908) 876-4711
  • [email protected]

 

Finance Department

  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
  • Phone: (908) 876-3315 Option #5
  • [email protected]

Fire Prevention

  • Smoke detector/CO and fire extinguisher inspections,fire safety permits (for events), business fire prevention registration
  • Phone: (908) 876-8637
    Please leave a voicemail as inspectors may be in field.
  • [email protected]

Health Department

  • Food permits and training, septic/well permits and inspections, certificates of potability (needed for sales of homes with wells).
  • Phone (908) 876-3650
  • [email protected]

Municipal Court

  • Ticket payments, court appearance scheduling, expungements, court record requests
  • Phone (908) 876-3852
  • [email protected]

Planning & Zoning Boards

  • Site plan, variance and other applications
  • Phone: (908) 876-3652
    Tuesday and Thursday 8 to 11:30 a.m.
  • [email protected]

Public Safety

Phone: (908) 876-3232 (press 0 for dispatch)

  • Police, Fire, First Aid and Other Emergencies: 9-1-1
  • Chief of Police: [email protected]
  • Animal Control: 908-876-3232 x 0

Public Works

  • Streets, buildings and grounds maintenance; street opening and driveway permits; recycling
  • Phone: (908) 876-3382
  • [email protected]

Recreation and Senior Program

  • Recreation and senior programs; field use, and pavilion reservations
  • Phone: (908) 876-5941
    [email protected]
  • Senior Transportation: 908-876-8623

Tax Assessing

  • Property assessments, tax appeals, development fee calculations
  • Phone: 908-876-9132
  • [email protected]

Tax Collection

Zoning

  • Zoning permit aplications and complaint investigations
  • Phone: 908-876-3315 x 1246 Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. to noon
  • [email protected]

Administration & Clerk’s Office

  • Games of chance, liquor, taxi/limo, solicitor, event and other licenses and permits; records requests
  • Phone: (908) 876-3315  Option #2
  • [email protected]

Township Committee

The elected, governing body of the Township of Washington

Other Inquiries