Stillwater Township  NJ official website

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    Welcome to Stillwater Township NJ Official Municipal Website


                                       Stillwater Township - A Clean Community
     Stillwater was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on December 27, 1824, from portions of Hardwick Township. Stillwater is located in Sussex County New Jersey, eight miles west of Newton New Jersey . It encompasses an area of 29 square miles consisting of three small villages Stillwater, Middleville and Swartswood. Stillwater Township is the home of Swartswood State Park, established in 1914 as the first State Park established by the state of New Jersey.  


CLOSINGS:  The Municipal Building will be CLOSED on Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26, 2014 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Tax Sale:  Monday, December 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. 

Tax Collectors Hours:

December 18, 2014    10 a.m.-1 p.m.

December 22, 2014    10 a.m.- 1p.m.

December 23, 2014  Tax Office is CLOSED

December 24, 2014   12 - 2 p.m.

Municipal Building is CLOSED Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26, 2014.   Payments may be left in the drop box – NO CASH PAYMENTS PLEASE.

December 29, 2014 – Tax Sale payments will be accepted until time of sale.

*Those individuals listed for tax sale must see the Tax Collector only to make proper payment.

Routine tax payments will be accepted in the main office.


The Sussex County 911 Communications center will be opening on December 11th 2014. The alarm response call-in number for Stillwater Township is 973-940-5551. All residents with alarms should contact alarm providers with this new number to reprogram alarm notifications such as fire and medical alarms etc. 
Burglary alarms will remain at the same number 973-383-1515.

***2015 Dog License Application***
Applications will not be accepted before January 1, 2015.  A $5.00 month late fee will be assessed for those applications received after January 31, 2015.

E-WASTE DISPOSAL is back at the Recycling Center beginning Saturday, November 14, 2014!  Please see link for more information on items that are acceptable:


Middleville Road Phase II (from Volunteer Field to Fairview Lake Road) will begin on Monday, November 3rd. Detour signs will be posted but the road should remain open for most of the project. Any questions or concerns please call Lynda Knott at Town Hall 383-9484.

RECREATION COMMISSION - HOLIDAY DECORATING CONTEST - Deadline to enter is December 17, 2014; Judging will take place December 19, 2014 - APPLICATION

***2014 Dog Licensing Application ***
There is a $5.00 late fee per month after January 31, 2014. 

NEW*Fairview Lake YMCA Camp Upcoming Events* 
CLICK HERE for more information


Road Closings:
Old Tannery Road will be closed until further notice - UPDATE

JCP&L to report outages: 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877)

PSE&G Hotline Number:  1-888-771-7734

Sign up for 
Sussex County Office of Emergency Management
Outbound 9-1-1 
and Register Ready

Stillwater Township Currently Has Openings  
Following boards and commissions:
Zoning Board/Planning Board/Recreation Commission

If you are interested in serving the community
please fill out the Application 

Submit it to:

Lynda Knott, Municipal Clerk

   Next Meeting 
Next Township Committee Meeting  

Tuesday, January 6, 2014 @ 6 p.m. - Reorganization followed by Regular Meeting @ 7 p.m.

Quick Forms & Applications