Juneteenth Observance - In observance of Juneteenth the Bass River Municipal Building will be closed Friday - June 18th.
Hazardous Waste Day - The township will once again be having a hazardous waste day on June 19th from 8 - 11 AM at the Convenience Center. As usual come early because the county will leave once the receptacles are full.
June Planning Board Meeting Cancelled - Due to lack of an agenda the Planning Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 23, 2021 has been cancelled. Next scheduled Planning Board Meeting will be July 28, 2021.
Veteran's United Military Memorial Museum Cornhole Tournament - The veteran's museum will be hosting it's annual cornhole tournament on July 17th. RSVP by June 26th signup at 2PM start at 3PM. Even with the rain last year a good time was had by all. See tournament flyer for details.
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
Return of In-Person Meetings - Starting July 1st all public meetings will be held in-person at the Municipal Building.
Fireworks Back This Year - Area fireworks are back again this year. The display will take place Saturday July 3rd. See the letter for additional information.
ACE Storm Readiness - Atlantic City Electric has produced a flyer with recommendation prior to and during a storm event and procedures after an event.
NJBPU Utility Assistance Week - There is assistance programs through NJ Natural Gas for those in financial distress or who need help paying their gas bills. The freeze on utility disconnects will be ending soon so anyone needing help should apply for a program. See the NJ Natural Gas flyer for details.
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.
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.