Welcome
Welcome to the official web site of Upper Pittsgrove
Township. The home page is updated regularly with the latest
township news items, so check back frequently. Changes in
office hours and/or meeting cancellations will be posted
under the 'Latest News' column.  If you have any suggestions
for the web site click on the
Contact Us link and send an
email, or give us a call at 856-358-8500.

Municipal Building Hours
Monday - Thursday  8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Fridays
Offices/Departments (web page)
2015 Office/Staff Directory (printable page)

Convenience Center Hours
Tuesday        3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm DST)
Wednesday   8:00 am - 4:00 pm (8:00 pm - 6:00 pm DST)
Thursday       8:00 am - noon
Saturday       8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Daylight Savings Time hours begin on 3/8/15

Township Committee
Jack Cimprich, Mayor
Edward Meschi, Deputy Mayor
Bruce Bishop
William Gantz, Jr.
David Zeck

Township Committee Meetings: Second Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Next Meeting = Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:00 pm

Land Use Board Meetings: Third Thursday at 7:30 pm
Next Meeting = Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:30 pm


About Upper Pittsgrove
Upper Pittsgrove Township is located in Salem County, in
southern New Jersey. Incorporated March 10, 1846, the
township covers 40.5 square miles. As of the 2010 census
there are 3,505 people and 1,310 housing units in the
township. Detailed demographic information from the
Rand
Institute at Rutgers University can be found at:
Salem County & Upper Pittsgrove.

Upper Pittsgrove is a leader in farmland preservation in  New
Jersey. Over 8,400 acres are preserved out of 25,000 total
acres in the township, making Upper Pittsgrove number one in
the state for total acres of preserved farmland. The township
also leads New Jersey in total number of active agricultural
acres (17,569 acres).  
Click here for a map of farmland
preserved ground in Upper Pittsgrove Township.  For more
information about farmland preservation programs
click here.
Upper Pittsgrove
Township
431 Route 77, Elmer, NJ, 08318
856-358-8500
856-358-1160 fax
deputyclerk@upperpittsgrovenj.org
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Last update: 1/26/2015
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TAX COLLECTOR UPDATE
First quarter taxes are due
February 1, 2015.
Listed below are the hours of collections:
Mon. February 2nd: 9 am – 3 pm
Wed February 4th: 9 am – 3 pm
Thu. February 5th: 9 am – 1 pm
Mon. February 9th: 9 am – 3 pm
**Tues. February 10th: 9 am – 1 pm**
 **Last day of grace period**
Mailing address:
Tax Collector
PO BOX 385
Elmer, NJ 08318
(856) 358-3890
Winter Weather Preparedness - links:
www.ready.gov/winter-weather
Center for Disease Control
ACE Storm Preparation Handbook
Why are my taxes so high?
REMINDER
All Dog Licenses expire January 31, 2015.
The rabies vaccination needs to be valid
through November 1, 2015 to renew a
license for 2015. Late fees (an extra $20
per license) will go into effect 3/16/15.
Save the Date:
Free Rabies Clinic
Saturday, February 14, 2015
10:00 am - noon
Public Works Garage
Click below for  other area clinics:
2015 Salem County FREE Rabies Clinics
As part of the on-going update of the
Salem 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 “Salem County” and then
clicking on “Upper Pittsgrove Township”.
Comments can be submitted via the
“Contact Us” page on the website.
However, please note that comments
must be submitted no later than
Friday, January 9, 2015.
Upper Pittsgrove School News
Online
- visit www.upperpitts.org and
click on "
Latest News"
Email - Send your email address to
cwhite@upsmailbox.net and it will be
sent to you electronically each month.
BIDS and REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RECYCLING NEWS
Recycle your Christmas tree at the
Convenience Center during the month of
January. Make sure all ornaments and
tinsel are removed and place in the
designated pile.
Retiring or planning for retirement?
Online Resources for Social Security
Applicants