August 17th Planning Board Meeting - The next planning board meeting will take place at the municipal building on Wednesday August 17th at 7PM. See agenda for meeting details.
Deputy Municipal Clerk Position - The Township of Bass River has an open Deputy Clerk position. Those interested in the position should submit a resume by August 26th. See the position announcement for details.
Spraying for Gypsy Moths - The State of New Jersey has identified three areas, totaling 346 acres, within the township with heavy infestation of Gypsy Moths requiring spraying. See the Gypsy Moth Page for the State's survey and infestation map, suppression FAQ, pesticide fact sheet, and pesticide label.
Allowing the Operation of Certain Classes of Cannabis Businesses - Ordinance 2021-07 allowing the operation of cannabis businesses within the township has been posted.
AMHSA’s National Helpline - SAMHSA’s National Helpline 1-800-662-4357 is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. See their website for additional information.
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.
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.
Property Tax Online - Residents can query and pay their property taxes online at
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.
2020 Financial Audit - The firm of Holt, McNally, and Associates has completed the township financial audit for the year ending December 31, 2020. See report and financial statement for details.
Senior Services - The County and State offer many services for seniors. To learn more visit the Senior Services page.
COVID Related Services - COVID related health and financial assistance services can be found on the COVID Related Page.
Utility Notices and Financial Assistance - NJ Gas and Atlantic Electric notices and financial assistance programs can be found on the Utility Notice Page.
Storm and Disaster Info - Storm and disaster related information can be found on the Storm and Natural Disaster Information page
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.