Township Owned Properties for Sale - The township is accepting bids for Township owned properties. For listing and further details go to the Property Listing page.
2017 - 2018 Property Tax - Township residents can now query and pay their property taxes online. The link has been added to the Tax Office page under the Offices menu and is available on this site's footer. The link to access tax information can be found at
Recycling Guidelines - The township has published new recycling guidance. The new guidance can be viewed on the Convenience Center menu under recycling submenu or by clicking HERE
Fire Extinguisher Recall - 40 million fire extinguishers manufactured between 1973 and Aug 2017 have been recalled. You probably have a few in your home. Kidde is the manufacturer but many have another label such as Sears, Costco, etc. Check if yours has a plastic handle and refer to this link. This government link refers you to the Kidde link where you can register your claim. Kidde will send replacements to you.
Preliminary Flood Maps- The Bass River Township FEMA Preliminary Flood Maps can be viewed HERE Help with understanding the flood map and their affect on insurance premiums is located HERE
FY 2018 Budget - The Bass River Township 2018 fiscal year budget was introduced at the April 2, 2018 Commissioners'' Meeting. The budget will be voted during the May 7th meeting. View 2018 FY Budget for details.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program - Energy assistance is still available in southern New Jersey through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Eligible residents can receive up to $1,000 in grant support toward their energy bill that they do not have to pay back. Customers can apply for LIHEAP through April 30, 2018 by visiting http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html or by contacting their local LIHEAP agency. For a list of LIHEAP agencies by county, visit http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/agencydirectorylist.html.
To be eligible for a grant, a customer’s annual household income cannot exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty income guidelines. Customers do not have to be behind on their bills to receive a grant. New Jersey’s eligibility requirements are as follows:
• $24,120 - One-person household
• $32,484 - Two-person household
• $40,848 - Three-person household
• $49,200 - Four-person household
Further details about the program supply by AC Electric can be found HERE.
Best Practices Survey - Bass River Township recently completed the 2017 State Department of Community Affairs’ Best Practices survey. The survey can be viewed HERE
Vital Statistics - An application for obtaining copies of birth, death, and marriage / civil union / domestic partnership certificates can be viewed HERE. Instructions for submitting the form can be found at the State's website HERE.
Call Before You Dig - AC Electric is reminding customers and contractors to call 811 and have utility lines marked before digging. Policy, procedures, and contact information for AC Electric and NJ Gas can be viewed HERE.
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