PennEast
Information & News Center

Click here - Updated
4/1/16

Map of proposed PennEast Pipeline

3/28/16 Letter to FERC re:  PennEast Data Request 38

3/2/16 - Click “here” for information about a meeting on March 8th at 6:30 p.m.
at the County Library to learn about the proposed PennEast Project.

3/1/16 Delaware Twp Letter to FERC re: PE Failure to Respond Correctly to Data Request 38
                            
2/10/16 Del Twp Comm letter to NJDEP re: PennEast Env Impacts, Lack of Surveys, etc.

Please visit Delaware Township Citizens Against the Pipeline web site for important updates

Farm photo

Welcome to
Delaware Township

Delaware Township is home to the last remaining historic covered bridge in New Jersey. more...

Township Building Office Hours

The Township Building will be open Mon/Wed from 8 to 4:30. on Tues/Thur from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wed from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and on Fri from 8 to 12:30 p.m.
Individual departments have different hours.

No dogs, except any guide, service and/or working dog in use pursuant to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, are allowed in the Delaware Township Municipal Building.

Tax Information

NEED TAX INFORMATION?  Click here for Resident Tax Information  PRINT YOUR TAX BILL, SEE TOTAL DUE, SEE ALL PAYMENTS MADE FOR THIS YEAR AND LAST YEAR, AND SEE AMOUNT OF YOUR HOMESTEAD REBATE (IF APPLICABLE).  NO CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS MAY BE ACCEPTED ONCE A PROPERTY IS INCLUDED ON THE TAX SALE LIST.

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, YOU CAN PUT TAX PAYMENTS IN THE SECURE DROP BOX IN THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING PARKING LOT.

Resident Tax Information 

Click "here" for information on the 2015 Property Tax Reimbursement Program aka Senior Freeze. Deadline is June 1st.

The 2013 Homestead Benefit Credits have been applied to the May 2016 tax quarter. Adjusted bills for May quarter ONLY were mailed out March 21, 2016.

Only residents who were entitled to this benefit will get adjusted bills.  Thank you.


Quick Links

Call Before You Dig!
Free Markout!
811 or 1-800-272-1000

NJDEP Hotline to report environmental incidents, abuses, and complaints:
1-877-WARNDEP

Delaware Township Land Inventory

Delaware Township
Tax Maps

Hunterdon Helpline
Call 908-735-HELP
www.helplinehc.org

Hunterdon County
Office of Consumer Affairs

Hunterdon County Division of Public Health Services
Useful Information.

Phone Directory

2016 Township Officials

Forms, Permits

Bids RFPs RFQs

Financial Documents

Open Burning Regulations

Click here for Information About the Hunterdon County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update 2016

Click “here” for information on how to report an outage.

To report power outages call 1-888-LIGHTSS

For updates on power outages go to:
firstenergycorp.com/mytown, then click on Hunterdon County, Delaware Township for information.

Prepare in advance of the upcoming weather events. Click “here” for information from  JCP&L.

For information provided by JCP&L on "How to Safely Operate a Backup Generator" go to this website.

Click “here” for information on the FEMA Claim Review Process for Hurricane Sandy.

Proposed
Ordinances

Copies available at the Township Building.

Proposed Ordinances

Adopted
Ordinances

Copies available at the Township Building.

Adopted Ordinances


Resident Advisories

Click “here” for information about lead concentrations in NJ water sources


Click here to read about outbreak of EHD disease in White Tailed Deer


Avoid Attracting Bears

Bear Facts for Homeowners
Feeding Birds

Most Human Rabies Treatments Avoidable

The Board of Health has requested that our township Animal Control Officer no longer trap healthy wildlife for township residents. 

Residents with Verizon land line telephone and/or high speed internet service who have service complaints should contact Verizon's Customer Relations Coordinator at 800-447-3420 or the NJ Board of Public Utilities at 1-973-648-7865.

Residents with Comcast Cable TV who have service complaints should send a letter to Township Clerk Judy Allen.  The Township Committee will address complaints with Comcast at the next cable TV franchise renewal.

Proposed 2016 Delaware Township Budget

Click "here" for the Proposed 2016 Delaware Township Budget. Public meeting is scheduled for May 9th at 7:30 pm. Copies available at Township Building.


Newsletter

Elections

For information on Voter Registrations, Change of Party Declarations, and Vote by Mail applications,

Please go to www.njelections.org  

Open applicable  information in
“Popular Downloads”.  Deadlines apply.


Sergeantsville Farmers' Market

Sergeantsville Farmers’ Market
Market opens Saturday, May 7th


Recreation & Events

The Sergeantsville Volunteer Fire Co. is holding a Mothers’ Day
Flower Sale on May 5, May 6th and May 7th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Locally grown plants, reasonably priced.


Click "here" for information about the Township wide Yard Sale on May 14th in your yard or in downtown Sergeantsville!


The Recreation Commission has a new Facebook page! Like us at Delaware Township Recreation Commission.


Click "here" for information on Breakfast at the Sergeantsville Volunteer Fire Co. - Sunday, May 15th.


Click "here" for information about the Hunterdon County Community Day on June 4th.


For information about events at the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum at 1605 Daniel Bray Highway (Rt. 29)
go to www.holcombe-jimison.org
Herb Sale May 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


See attached for information on activities at New Jersey's State Parks and Forests, click "here".


Pet Information

Pet Licensing is
January 1st – February 28, 2016.
Late Charges Start March 1st.  Any questions contact Deanna Higgins Animal Licensing Agent at
609-483-2665.


Animal Control Officer is:
Thomas Dodd
Animal Control Solutions, LLC
908-310-1452 


All animal licensing is now handled by Deanna Higgins (609) 483-2665 at the Police Building only.
816 Sergeantsville Road.
Licensing hours are
M-F 8 a.m. to 3 p.m..


Clean Water

Please see attached for important legislation about lawn fertilizer.
Fertilizer Law P38

Click on www.cleanwaternj.org for important information on how you can protect our water resources


Radon

For information on radon click "here".

 

 

News & Announcements

The Township Committee will hold a special meeting on Tues., May 3rd at 6:00 p.m. to review applications and possibly interview applicants for the position(s) of Township Clerk and Registrar. 
Click “here” for the special meeting notice and agenda.


Help Wanted – Township Clerk
and Registrar

Click “here” for job description and application process re:  upcoming position for the Township Clerk and Registrar.


Click “here” for information about Hunterdon Cty workshops to identify county park and recreation needs.


On 4/11/16 the Township Committee introduced a new ordinance to establish rules and regulations for abandoned and vacant properties.  It is very comprehensive.
Click “here” to review the proposed Ordinance.  Public Hearing 5/9/16 at 7:30 p.m.


Delaware Township is seeking a
Summer Recreation Program Director

for this summer. 
Click “here” for information about

this paid position.


Sign up for Website
Update Alerts


click here to pay you Delaware Township Property Taxes online

Please go to Tax Information to obtain your tax bills and payment information


Click “here” for information about Township Clean Up Days.  Note change in policy for materials accepted.  Next Clean Up Day is June 18th.

Residents who want to dispose of bulky residential items may use the County Transfer Station in Annandale.  Go to www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/swr/tstation.htm for  information.


JCP&L has authorized vegetation management in the Township’s Gilboa Substation service area beginning in January 2016.  To see the list of affected roads click “here”.


If you would like to serve on a Township Board, Committee or Commission, please complete the attached Citizen Leadership Form and mail (P.O. Box 500 Sergeantsville, NJ  08557) or scan and email it to jallen@DelawareTwpNJ.org


Click “here” to review the History Mapping website that includes detailed information
about Delaware Township.


Delaware Township now has a “Little Free Library”


Get the facts about foreclosures provided by the NJ Department of Community Affairs.  Call 1-800-NJ-HOUSE Click on the links below

About Foreclosure -First Steps
Foreclosure Facts - English
Foreclosure Facts - Spanish


For information on the New Jersey Homekeeper and Heating Assistance Programs click “here".


A POOL IS A POOL, OR IS IT??


Affordable Housing Information

Delaware Township has low and moderate affordable housing units for rent.  To be put on a waiting list, please fill out an application and return the notarized original to:

Affordable Housing Services
Delaware Township
P.O. Box 500
Sergeantsville, NJ  08557

Water, sewer, association fees and garbage fees are all included in the rent.  Applications are available on the forms page of this website.


Delaware Township permits and subsidizes Accessory Apartments by private property owners for occupancy by moderate income tenants as required by the State of New Jersey.

Click “here” to read the Accessory Apartment Handbook that explains the
Program and includes the application.


For information about the Hunterdon County
Housing Voucher Lottery, please click
English version or Spanish version.


570 Rosemont-Ringoes Road • PO Box 500 • Sergeantsville, NJ 08557
(609) 397-3240 • Fax: (609) 397-4893
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