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!
PUBLIC NOTICE: TOWNSHIP OF GREENWICH,
COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND
CHANGE OF MEETING DATE
Please take notice the regular meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Greenwich, County of Cumberland scheduled for August 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for August 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. By order of the Township Committee.
Lisa Garrison, RMC, Township Clerk
Meeting Agenda for August 19 (click here)
Public Notice: PLANNING/ZONING BOARD
Due to the Solicitor’s inability to attend the regular meeting of the Planning/Zoning Board scheduled for August 4, 2014, said meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for September 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Planning/Zoning Board Secretary
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.
Craft Fair, Halloween, Hearthside Dinners and More! Click here for Cumberland County Historical Society program details 2014-15.
New Publication: Cumberland County Delaware Bayshore Recovery Plan, December 2013.
Convenience Center - New Single Stream
Recycling Rules (click here)
Schedule of all 2014 Greenwich Township Monthly Meeting dates: see Public Notices. Also see Government Information and News sections for public meeting dates, agendas, minutes, etc.
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.
Aunt Betty's Kitchen
1016 Ye Greate Street in the heart of
Greenwich (next to the Post Office)
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday through Saturday
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.
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