Special Commissioners' Meeting - Special commissioners' meeting is scheduled for April 12, 2021 at 7PM. This meeting will be held electronically. The agenda will include New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement. Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting may do so by calling 1 929 205 6099 followed by meeting number 854 1007 2508 FOLLOWED BY PASS CODE NUMBER 486929. See meeting notice for details.
Proposed 2021 Budget - Attention The proposed FY 2021 budget was introduced at the April 5th Commissioners' meeting. It will have a hearing at the May 3rd meeting.
Clearly Display House Numbers - Attention all residents of Bass River Township: We are asking you to please display house numbers that are easily seen from the roadway and to keep a clear path to your property entrance (s). This also applies to Trailer Parks, Campgrounds and all other businesses. Doing this will help our First Responders – EMS, Fire Department and Police and Emergency Management - have quick and easy access to your property in case of Emergency --Thank you.
2021 - 2022 Convenience Center Sticker - A new sticker application has been posted for the years 2021 - 2022. The completed application can be taken or mailed to the township building.
FEMA Stream and Shoreline Stabilization PEA - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has produced a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) Stream and Shoreline Stabilization in NY and NJ for public review and comment. The public notice contains the purpose for this PEA, a link to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management’s website and instructions for how to register comments regarding this PEA with FEMA.
Township Owned Real Estate for Sale - The township is accepting bids for Township owned properties. For listing and further details go to the Property Listing page.
Municipal Building Open - Bass River Township municipal building is open. All safety precautions should be followed such as wearing face masks and utilizing the drop box and / or making online payments when possible to eliminate unnecessary contact.
Municipal Court is Open - The municipal court is open to public for payments and questions. There is limited in person court sessions. The court also supports optional "Virtual Court" sessions. Please call the court at 609-296-1410 regarding in person court sessions and / or visit the court page for COVID-19 procedures or to access the virtual court registration form. .
Property Tax Online - Residents can query and pay their property taxes online at
Free trees from AC Electric - Atlantic City Electric is giving away 1000 free trees to residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation. To reserve one free tree per household visit arborday.org/ace. You can choose from several species, including Bald Cypress, River Birch, Serviceberry and Sweetgum. Your one-gallon tree will arrive at your home via mail by the end of May.
Register Ready - Register Ready is New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters. It collects information about residents with disabilities / access / functional needs and their families, friends, caregivers, and associates so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency. The information will be held securely and only used for emergency response and planning. You can register online or registration forms are available at the Bass River Township building.
Temporary Detour - Atlantic City Electric has received a permit form New Jersey Department of Transportation for a southbound detour on Rt. 9 from Otis Bog Rd in Little Egg Harbor to E. Greenbush Rd in New Gretna. Lanes are open going northbound. See the detour map for details.
Break Down Recyclables - The township is asking everyone to flatten and fold recyclables. Don't let us look like the pictures in this flyer.
County COVID-19 Test - Burlington County has a number of COVID-19 test locations. The tests are available to county residents with or without symptoms, no doctors note required. See the COVID-19 Test Flyer for details.
COVID-19 Guidance & Helpful Numbers - See COVID-19 bulletin for guidance from MEL Institute. Meals on Wheels is still operating call 609-702-7053. County Emergency Management website available at: http://co.burlington.nj.us/209/Emergency-Management
The State COVID-19 Information Hub contains useful data, testing sites, and State updates associated with the COVID-19 crisis.
The Burlington County Health Department website contains health related services and a link to COVID-19 information including where and how to get virus testing.
NJ Natural Gas COVID-19 and Bill Assistance Program - See NJNG message about COVID-19 precautions and payment assistance.
NJ Natural Gas Energy Assistance - There are a number of programs to provide NJ residents financial assistance with paying their energy bills. See the NJ Gas message for details
AC Electric COVID-19 Bill Assistance - Atlantic City Electric is encouraging residents, who may have been adversely impacted financially by COVID-19, to take steps to proactively seek assistance with making payments during this unprecedented time. See AC Message for details.
Burlington County Business Working Capital Loans- The Burlington County Freeholder Board will provide working capital loans to eligible businesses struggling as a result of the Corona virus Disease outbreak. See the press release for details. The loan application for applying.
Call Before You Dig - Remember 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.
Bass River Township Drop Off Box - Bass River Township has a drop off box for payments and correspondence. The box is located by the Tax Office door at the municipal building.