Mayor William A. Richardson Jr.
Mayor

William A.
Richardson Jr.
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WELCOME TO WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
Welcome to our web site. Please explore everything that we have to offer, outstanding schools, quiet country living yet, close to everything. Waterford Township one of the oldest in New Jersey has a Proud Past, having been formed in 1694. However we also have a Promising Future. Waterford Township is on the move. We are a community of friendly outgoing people who enjoy all the things you would want in a small town setting, while building a future which promotes all we have to offer.

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This years Township committee is committed to bringing change to Waterford in a positive manner and promote, Waterford as a great place to live and do business.

Thanks

William A Richardson Jr
Mayor
public notice icon   Public Notice
document icon ATTENTION WATERFORD TOWNSHIP WATER UTILITY CUSTOMERS:

The Waterford Township Utilities Department will be flushing fire hydrants and performing flow testing of the water distribution system between the months of April and June 2017, during the hours of 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Residents may notice a slight discoloration and reduction of water pressure during flushing and shortly thereafter. Please allow your water to run for a few minutes before use just after the flushing is completed.

The Waterford Township Utilities Department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

document icon WATERFORD TOWNSHIP RANKED AS ONE OF THE SAFEST CITIES IN NEW JERSEY!!

LendEDU recently released a report that highlighted the safest cities in New Jersey and Waterford was ranked as one of the safest. Congrats on the recognition!

Using licensed data, each city’s crime index was rated against the state and national average crime index. And, Waterford has a crime index that makes it the #57 safest city in New Jersey!

The full report and a more detailed methodology can be found here: https://lendedu.com/blog/safest-cities-state/

document icon Mayor Richardson speaks with Comcast news about re-development and current search for a developer on Haines Blvd.
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document icon   Annual CCR Report - view






document icon ** Effective January 1st, 2017 the Township of Waterford will be utilizing the Voorhees Animal Shelter for animal sheltering. Lost pets can now be reclaimed at the Voorhees Animal Orphanage **

document icon Wharton State Forest Motorized Access Plan (M.A.P.)

NJ State Park’s Department Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Wharton State Forest Motorized Access Plan (M.A.P.)

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document icon Draft Municipal Appendix

As part of the on-going update of the Camden County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, a Draft Municipal Appendix is available for review that addresses natural hazard mitigation issues for our community. The Draft Municipal Appendix can be viewed and downloaded from view pdf. Comments can be submitted via the “Contact Us” page on the website or to Susan Danson, Township Administrator at susan.danson@waterfordtwp.org. The Waterford Township Committee will also include an opportunity for public comment during the regularly scheduled Township Committee meeting on May 13th, 2015

document icon Ordinance 2015-3 Registration & Licensing of Rental Properties

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document icon Streetlight Reporting System

Residents are now able to report streetlight outages directly to Atlantic City Electric! To report a streetlight outage, customers can visit www.atlanticcityelectric.com. Click “my home” then “report an outage or safety hazard” then “report streetlight outage.” Customers will need to provide their name and contact information, as well as either an address or the utility pole number for the affected light. Customers can also provide a message if additional detail is needed to relay important information to the company.

Atlantic City Electric will then provide an update on the status of the reported streetlight. Customers can also report a streetlight issue by calling the Atlantic City Electric Customer Care Center at 1-800-642-3780.

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document icon Sustainable Jersey

Launched in 2009, Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. The Waterford Township Environmental Commission has been working towards gaining certification as a Sustainable Jersey Community

Animal Companion Resolution
New Jersey Wildlife Plan
Land Use Pledge

document icon Mitigation Plan for New Jersey Counties

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document icon Brush will now be collected the first full week of each month on your scheduled trash day. Brush still needs to meet the pickup requirements. (tied in bundles not to exceed 4’ in length or placed in cans, both not to exceed 50lbs in weight) You will no longer need to call the office to schedule pickup. If your brush does not meet the requirements, it will not be picked up.

document icon Tips from the Camden County Mosquito Commmission

Protect yourself against mosquitos

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document icon House Numbers Save Lives

In the case of an emergency, a difference in minutes can mean the difference between life and death. Emergency personnel are equipped with many tools to help improve their arrival time. However, house numbers are imperative for a quick reference. The more camouflaged and hard to find the numbers are, the longer it will take emergency personnel to arrive at the scene. So you may be wondering, what are some of the requirements for house numbers? Attached is the Waterford Township Ordinance if you need more information. Make your numbers visible from the street.

Chapter 100: BUILDINGS, NUMBERING OF
§ 100-1Numbering required.
http://ecode360.com/7192078

document icon Waterford Township now has a permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit.

Citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe and secure permanent drop off location at the Waterford Township Municipal Building.

The Waterford Township Municipal Alliance and the G.C.A.D.A has partnered with The Waterford Township Police Department to establish a permanent MedReturn drug collection program in order to reduce the supply of drugs that can potentially harm teens and adults.

The collection site is open during business hours 8:30 - 4:30. Drugs can be dropped off right in the box which is in the hallway of the municipal building, with no questions asked. Please also watch for our Take- Back Prescription Drug Day sometime in the spring 2014.

We accept the following Prescriptions: Patches, Over-The- Counter Meds, Vitamins, and Medications for Pets.

We DO NOT ACCEPT: Thermometers, Hydrogen Peroxide, Inhalers, Needles, Aerosol Cans, and Meds From Business Clinics.

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document icon OLD WHITE HORSE PIKE BRIDGE – WATERFORD / WINSLOW CLOSED - use alternate route.

The Old White Horse Pike (County Route 716) is closed between the White Horse Pike (US 30) and Pennington Avenue at the NJ Transit Railroad Bridge until further notice. There is no indication on how long this bridge will be closed. Additional information will be released once it is received.

Instructions:
Plan alternate route if using this road.

document icon The Township of Waterford Utilities Department is asking all Residents who use the disposable cleaning wipes to NOT flush them down their toilets and instead discard them in the trash. Although labels on the wipes claim to be safe for sewer systems, the Township on several occasions has had to repair the main sewer pumps due to clogs caused by these cleaning products.

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document icon Trash pick up is according to the zone in which you live. Please call the Public Works office at 856-767-2359 for your pick up day.
TOWNSHIP MEETINGS
2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month @ 7:00 p.m.
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