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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.

Califon Road Park
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Califon Road Park
Pond at Califon Road Park

The pond at Califon Road Park is located behind the parking area for the park’s Little League field and four all-purpose fields

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park

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.

Santa Program
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Santa Program
Cucinella School

At the Recreation Department’s annual Afternoon with Santa at Cuccinella School, local families enjoyed face painting, balloon animal and photos with the Santa and his helper.

Fire Prevention

The local enforcing agency enforces the Uniform Fire Safety Act and the codes and regulations adopted under it in all buildings, sructures and premises within the established boundaries of the municipality, other than owner-occupied, one- and two- family dwellings, shall faithfully comply with the requirements of the Uniform Fire Safety Act and the Uniform Fire Code.

Washington Township Prevention Bureau provides smoke detector and fire safety inspections to Independence, Mansfield Township and Washington Borough through shared service agreements.

Selling a house or changing rental tenants?

Please schedule a smoke/carbon monoxide/fire extinguisher compliance test inspection with the Washington Township Fire Prevention Office.

Please schedule two to three weeks prior to closing. Inspection certificates are valid for six months, so please plan ahead.

No forms are required to be submitted.

Apply for a Certificate of Smoke Alarm, Carbon Monoxide Alarm and Portable Fire Extinguisher Compliance for Resale or Rental of Residential Dwellings

N.J.S.A. 52:27D-437.16 et al requires inspections for “every single-family, two-family, and multiple rental dwelling located within the municipality at tenant turnover for lead-based paint hazards or within two years of the effective date of P.L.2021, c.182 (C.52:27D-437.16 et al.), whichever is earlier.  Thereafter, all such units shall be inspected for lead-based paint hazards the earlier of every three years or upon tenant turnover, except that an inspection upon tenant turnover shall not be required if the owner has a valid lead-safe certification pursuant to this section."

Such inspections can be performed at the same time as carbon monoxide/smoke detector/fire extinguisher inspections.

The Lead Paint Assessment fees (including a $20 state fee per unit assessed to be deposited into the state Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund) are as follows:

(1) Requests for a lead paint assessment received more than 10 business days prior to the change of occupant: $40;

(2) Requests for a lead paint assessment received four to 10 business days prior to the change of occupant: $70;

(3) Requests for a lead paint assessment received fewer than four business days prior to the change of occupant: $125.

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


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