Welcome to Greenwich Township, Cumberland County, NJ 08323
Historic Greenwich is a Delaware Bay community located on the banks
of the Cohansey River in western Cumberland County. Greenwich Township is comprised mainly of wetlands, farmland and small crossroad communities covering almost 19 square miles. The Township is anchored by the Village of Greenwich and its historic Ye Greate Street, our remarkable Main Street that is graced by dozens of Colonial and Victorian residences, churches, schools and other buildings and landmarks.
Greenwich Township is one of 566 municipalities in the State of New
Jersey. With a population (2010 Census) of approximately 800 residents, Greenwich is governed by a 3-person Township Committee
and other active municipal organizations. Greenwich shares various government services with neighboring Townships in order to maintain
its rural character and remain affordable to its residents.
This website is designed to provide information for residents and
visitors alike. Please visit the site frequently to find new information
and features. We welcome your comments and suggestions about
the site and about Greenwich. Thank you!
Township Meetings June 11
Special Twp. Mtg., 7:00 p.m., June 11, 2013 and
Monthly Township Committee Mtg., 7:30 p.m., June 11, 2013
Both meetings will be held at the Municipal (OEM) Building, 1000 Ye Greate Street.
Notice: Township of Greenwich, County of Cumberland, New Jersey
Request for Quotes
Please take notice the Township Committee of the Township of Greenwich, County of Cumberland, NJ, is requesting quotes for
the painting of the Greenwich Fire Hall, located at Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, New Jersey. Please note specifications are available on this Township website under Public Notices.
Order of the Township Committee
Lisa Garrison, RMC
Spring Storm Emergency Info
To report an Atlantic City Electric Power Outage,
call 1-800-833-7476 or report on-line at:
To report a downed telephone pole or telephone lines
to Verizon NJ: all 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966). For your
own safety do not touch or move the downed line as power
lines can be confused with phone connections.
Purchase Your 2013 Dog Licenses
See the Animal Control page on this site under Government &
Services for full details.
American Red Cross Blood Drives in Greenwich
Did you know that you can donate your critically-needed blood or platelets to the American Red Cross right here in Greenwich? Visit the Community News section of this site for dates and details.
Telecommunications Update - June 10, 2013
NJ Board of Public Utilities News:
Verizon NJ Plan for Network Service Quality Improvements in Greenwich and Stow Creek
June 13, 2013: Don E. Woods, Verizon Promises that fiber optic Network will come to Greenwich, Stow Creek, South Jersey Times, June 13, 2013.
NJ Board of Public Utilities Order Regarding Docket No. TO12020156 - Verizon New Jersey, Inc.’s Service Quality Issues - click here.
NJ State Senator Jeff Van Drew's Press Release regarding the
April 29th NJ BPU Order.
May 3, 2013: Don E. Woods, Can You Hear Me Now? Verizon ordered to improve service in western Cumberland County, South Jersey Times.
Cellular/Wireless Communications Update:
A preliminary application for installation of a cell tower in Greenwich Township was made to the Planning/Zoning Board on June 3, 2013. The next meeting of the Planning/Zoning Board will be on July 1, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal (OEM) Building at 1000 Ye Greate Street.
At a meeting of the Stow Creek Zoning & Planning Board on April 3rd,
an application from Verizon Wireless to place a cellular tower in Stow Creek Township was approved. Verizon Wireless representatives at the meeting noted that plans to site a tower in Greenwich Township are proceeding and that they are coordinating the coverage areas of the two new towers.
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