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, farmlands 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. Thank you!
TIRE AMNESTY 2016:
Hopewell Township was awarded a Recycling Bonus Grant in order to hold special Tire Amnesty programs during 2016. From May 4th - May 21st ONLY. All Hopewell and Greenwich Township residents with valid Convenience Center permits will be allowed bring up to four (4) passenger vehicle tires with the rim(s) removed. Additional dates may be announced dependent on available grant funding.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Meeting Location Change
Please take notice that the location of the May 10, 2016, Regular Monthly Meeting of the Greenwich Township Committee will be held at the Morris Goodwin School, 839 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, New Jersey. The meeting time will be 7:30 p.m. Public is welcome
Lisa Garrison, Greenwich Township Clerk
PUBLIC NOTICE: TOWNSHIP OF GREENWICH, COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND CHANGE OF MEETING TIME, June 6, 2016
Please take notice the Greenwich Township Combined Planning/Zoning Board will changing the time of the regular meeting to 7:00 p.m. at which time an Educational Workshop, in regards to the NJIT Sea Grant, will be held for the general public on June 6, 2016. The workshop will be held as a part of the regular meeting.
By order of the Township Committee, Lisa Garrison, RMC, Township Clerk
Public Notice: Greenwich 2016 Budget
Copies of the Greenwich Township 2016 Proposed Budget and a user-friendly version of the budget can be found under Public Notices on this site.
Public Notice: Dog Licenses
Dog licenses are available by mail or in person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Mail in applications are available on the Township website (click here). Proof of rabies must be presented (rabies vaccination must be valid through October 31st of the current year) fees: $5.00 spayed/neutered or $8.00 non-spayed/neutered. Checks are to be made out to Greenwich Township. If you should have any questions please contact Municipal Clerk Lisa Garrison, 856-498-5352.
Public Comment Invited on Resolution No. 9-2015 - see Public Notices for information.
Public Notices: See new RFQ (Request for Qualifications) listings and other job opportunities in Public Notices listed in the Government and Services section of this website.
As part of the on-going update of the Cumberland County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, a Preliminary Municipal Appendix is available for review that addresses natural hazard mitigation issues for our community. The Preliminary Municipal Appendix can be downloaded from http://nj4hmp.com by clicking on “Cumberland County” and then clicking on “Greenwich Township”.
Stuart Wallace, Stuart Wallace, LLC
Public Notice: FEMA Issues 2014 Preliminary Flood Insurance Maps for Greenwich Township
The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has issued Preliminary Flood Insurance Maps for our township; these maps show flood risks in greater detail than the previous version and are based on new topographic and flood analysis information.
FEMA will be holding a formal county-wide coordinating meeting to review these maps and to discuss the revised flood hazard information, flood plain ordinance revisions and other community questions. Greenwich residents are encouraged to review the maps and become familiar with the revised flood hazards in the Township. The maps can be downloaded from this website (under the Public Notices section) for your information and review.
New Publication: Cumberland County Delaware Bayshore Recovery Plan, December 2013.
Convenience Center - New Single Stream
Recycling Rules (click here)
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: call 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.
Bridgeton State Police Tip Line - use it!
The Bridgeton State Police Station has established a 24 hour tip line:
856-451-6034. See Public Notices for more information.
Residents - Action Regarding Copper Landlines
Cumberland County is currently working to try to prevent Verizon New Jersey from discontinuing maintenance of its copper landlines in 16 communities including Greenwich. If you have copper landlines for your telephone service (not FiOS fiber optic lines) and you have had problems with telephone or internet service, the County is gathering information via a questionnaire that can be found on the County website (click here).
Greenwich Residents - Sheppards Mill Pond parcel acquisition update: Please attend the May 10 Township meeting at Morris Goodwin School - discussion of the purchase of
a 4-acre parcel on Sheppards Mill Pond for future recreational use by the Township will be on the agenda. Full meeting details under the NEWS section of this website and at right on this page.
Posted 4/18/16; rev. 4/25/16
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