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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.

Township News

Zoning Board and other Board/Committee Volunteer Positions Available


Did you know that there are approximately 15 volunteer boards & committees that do important work in Washington Township? Please consider volunteering your time to improve your community! Most groups hold a short meeting one evening a month. There are currently openings on the following Boards, Committees, or Commissions:  Zoning Board of Adjustment, Economic Development, Environmental, Historic Preservation, and Shade Tree. Read the descriptions of each group below and then click HERE to complete and submit a volunteer application online.  THANK YOU!  


The Zoning Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body that hears and decides variance applications and appeals of decisions by the Zoning Officer, and also  interprets current zoning ordinances for various applications. The Zoning Board meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. ( 1 position available)


The Washington Township Economic Development Committee’s mission is to attract and support those businesses compatible with the character of the Township into the industrial, commercial and office research zoned properties within the Township to build ratable in these categories and thereby reduce the tax burden on township residents.  They meet on the 1st Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. (2 positions available)


The Washington Township Environmental Commission, an advisory board to the Municipal Government of Washington Township, consists of volunteers who make recommendations regarding land use, natural resource protection and other environmental issues facing our community.  Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month. (1 position available)


The Washington Township Historic Preservation Commission oversees changes involving existing properties and new construction within three historic districts and several individual sites.  It also acts in an advisory position to any homeowner of an historic property within the township.  Meetings are at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of every month and the 1st Monday of odd numbered months.  Training through state conferences is available. (3 positions available)


The role of the Shade Tree Committee is to act in an advisory capacity to the Planning Board.  Some of the duties of the Committee are reviewing plats of proposed development projects, recommending locations for shade trees to be planted, and planting trees to replace dead trees along township streets. The group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. (1 position available)

*Denotes groups with Annual Financial Disclosure Forms required from Members, per State Law

Upcoming Job Opportunities
ANCHOR Program replaces Homestead Rebate

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