Zoning Department – Temporary Change in Hours

Posted on February 3, 2023

The Zoning Officer will be in the office on Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 between 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM. The Zoning Officer will NOT be in the office on Wednesday evening. This is a singular event and not a permanent change.

Hunterdon County Comprehensive Farmland Preservation Plan Update Public Meeting March 9 at 8pm

Posted on January 30, 2023

The Hunterdon County Agriculture Development Board (CADB) in cooperation with the Land Conservancy of New Jersey has released a DRAFT Comprehensive Farmland Preservation Plan Update. A digital copy of the plan is available on the County website. An effort is underway to contact stakeholders and municipalities with farms eligible for preservation. Please share this information...

Franklin Township Police Dispatch Phone Number- Service has been restored

Posted on January 20, 2023

Attention Residents:  Service has been restored to the main Franklin Township, Hunterdon County Police dispatch phone number, 908-782-9594.  

Franklin Township Police Dispatch Number Temporarily Out of Service- DIAL 911 IN AN EMERGENCY

Posted on January 15, 2023

Attention Residents:  The main Franklin Township, Hunterdon County Police dispatch phone number, 908-782-9594 is temporarily out of service.  The alternate number, 908-735-8611 can be used for non-emergency purposes.   If you are experiencing an emergency DIAL 911.  

REMINDER: Christmas Tree Pick-up

Posted on January 3, 2023

Franklin Township DPW will be collecting Christmas trees curbside until 12pm January 31st. After that trees will not be collected. Please remember that the trees need to be free of ALL tinsel, ornaments, lights and stands. Or they will not be collected. Any material left on the trees can damage our equipment. You can email...

Holiday Light Recycling Program (Clinton)

Posted on December 5, 2022

Holiday Light Recycling Program Have you started your decorating for the Holiday? If so, you’ve probably already found strings of lights not working! Make your holiday sustainable and don’t throw them away and contribute to trash going to landfills and incinerators. They can be recycled at  611 Metals | A Full Service Metal Recycling Company...

Hunterdon County Engineering Department: Bridge F-82 Scour Repairs (UPDATE)

Posted on December 5, 2022

Please be advised that scour repairs to County Bridge F-82 (Lower Lansdown Road over Capooling Creek) have been rescheduled to begin on Monday, December 5, 2022 and are expected to last 3 to 4 weeks (weather dependent).   Thank you, Hunterdon County | Engineering Division 314 State RT 12,  Building 1 PO Box 2900,  Flemington ...

EPA Public Notice

Posted on December 2, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting its fourth five-year review of the Myers Property Superfund site, located in Franklin Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. For full details see the EPA Public Notice

Recreation Commission Volunteers Needed

Posted on December 1, 2022

Franklin Township Recreation Commission is looking for volunteers. Help organize community events, youth basketball, and other fun activities. If you are interested in getting involved simply fill out the Citizen Leadership Form on the Franklin Township Website.

2022 General Election Results

Posted on November 9, 2022

The 2022 General Election took place on November 8th, 2022.  The most up-to-date results can be located on the Hunterdon County Clerk's webpage. UNOFFICIAL 2022 GENERAL RESULTS UNOFFICIAL 2022 GENERAL RESULTS BY MUNICIPALITY All results are considered unofficial until declared official by the County Clerk. 2022 General Election Machine Results Districts 01-03

2022 General Election Results (Unofficial)

Posted on November 8, 2022

Unofficial 2022 General Election Results will be available on the Hunterdon County Clerk's webpage after 8:00 PM on Election Day.

Additional Tax Assessor Hours

Posted on November 7, 2022

The Tax Assessor will be available to the public with additional office hours this Wednesday, November 9th, and Thursday, November 10th from 1pm-4pm.
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REMINDER: Bulky Waste/ Household Clean -up Day is Saturday, November 5th! (Includes Electronic Recycling!)

Posted on October 26, 2022

Bulky Waste/ Household Clean-up day is Saturday,  November 5, 2022 from 8:00 am-12:00 noon.  The location is the Franklin Township DPW, 85 Locust Grove Road, Pittstown, NJ.  Please note that residents are permitted one load per cleanup day in a car, pickup, or small trailer and proof of residency is required. For more information please...

Hunterdon County Engineering Department: FC-72 Bridge Closure Notification

Posted on October 25, 2022

County Bridge FC-72:  Kiceniuk Road over South Branch Raritan River Bridge FC-72 is located at the intersection of Kiceniuk Road and Hamden Road.  The bridge will be closed daily for painting (Monday thru Friday – weather permitting) from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. starting on or about Thursday 10/27/2022.  The daily closures will occur for...

SADC Farmland Preservation Outreach Sessions

Posted on October 20, 2022

The State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has funding available to process applications for the Farmland Preservation Program.  Farm owners interested in learning about the application, selection, and preservation process are encouraged to attend one of the meetings listed below.  The SADC is particularly interested in farms that exceed the its State Acquisition Program acreage thresholds...

ADDENDUM – Request for Proposals (RFP) – Development of Affordable Housing On Block 5, Lots 2 and 3

Posted on October 19, 2022

Township of Franklin NOTICE TO BIDDERS - ADDENDUM RFP – Development of Affordable Housing on Block 5, Lots 2 and 3   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Township of Franklin, Hunterdon County, State of New Jersey at 10:30 a.m. on October 31, 2022 NOVEMBER 15, 2022 from qualified...

NOTICE – Interest in Farmland Preservation of 185 Whitebridge Road

Posted on October 18, 2022

At the October 13th, 2022 Township Committee meeting, it was brought to the attention of the Township Committee that there is incredible public interest in the preservation of "Marve Farm", 185 Whitebridge Road.  Please note that there is currently NO farmland preservation application made to State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC), the Hunterdon County Agriculture Board...


Posted on October 18, 2022

Notice is hereby given that the Commissioners of the Franklin Township Fire District #1 of Hunterdon County will hold a special meeting, reference 2023 Budget Workshop on November 1, 2022 at 6:30 PM at the Quakertown Firehouse 67 Quakertown Rd Pittstown, NJ 08867.   Peter Enea III Secretary / Clerk The Commissioners of Franklin Township...

Halloween Tailgate Party 2022

Posted on October 6, 2022

Franklin Township Recreation presents the Halloween Tailgate Party 2022

Hunterdon County Engineering Department: Bridge F-82 Scour Repairs

Posted on September 30, 2022

County Bridge F-82 Lower Lansdown Road Franklin Township Please be advised that scour repairs to County Bridge F-82 (Lower Lansdown Road over Capooling Creek) are scheduled to begin on or about Monday, October 10, 2022 and are expected to last 3 to 4 weeks (weather dependent). The road is expected to remain open except for...
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