Phone 908-876-3315 Offices open 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
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.

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park in 2016

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.


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 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

Our Location

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

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