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.  


Stillwater Township receives a Safety and Loss Control Award 
for their commitment to safety 

Basking Ridge, NJ – Statewide Insurance Fund Chairman, Thomas S. Russo Jr. presented Stillwater Township with a plaque recognizing their commitment to safety throughout 2014. The presentation was held at the Statewide Insurance Fund’s annual re-organization meeting on February 5, 2015, at the Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge.

FREE GRIT - Stillwater residents only
- available at the DPW, 919 Middleville Road, behind
Volunteer Field.

Tax Appeal Information:

Tax Appeals for 2015 must be filed by April 1 ,2015 with both the Sussex County Board of Taxation and the Township of Stillwater.

The County Board of Taxation has the appeal packets with detailed instructions available on their website at:
or taxpayers can pick them up in person at the Sussex County Board of Taxation.

 Contact information for the County Tax Board:

 Sussex County Board of Taxation

83 Spring St., Suite 301

Newton, NJ 07860


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.

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

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

PSE&G Hotline Number:  1-888-771-7734

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

Sussex County Office of Emergency Management - CLICK HERE

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

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

   Next Meeting 
Next Township Committee Meeting  

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 7 p.m.

Budget Meetings:  Thursday - February 5th, February 12th, and February 19th, beginning at 6 p.m.; Saturday, February 21 @ 9 a.m.

Quick Forms & Applications