Map & Directions 

All Hampton Township Committee & Board meetings will be full virtual through August 2021.​​ 

EMERGENCY MEETING NOTICE

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE The Hampton Township Committee will hold a remote Emergency Meeting on October 19, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. The meeting is being held for the purpose of considering a resolution authorizing the Township Administrator to conduct the Township Tax Sale on October 20, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Due to lack of time, the normal 48-hour notice was not given. Formal action may be taken.


SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTE 
 The Hampton Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.  The purpose of the meeting is to consider the approval or rejection of a Solid Waste/Recycling/Bulk Waste Garbage Bid. The meeting will be held via Zoom.  To attend the meeting use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4919500389 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 491 950 0389). Formal action may be taken.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE   The Hampton Township Committee will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on August 31, 2021, September 28, 2021, October 26, 2021, November 23, 2021, December 28, 2021 in person at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, 1 Rumsey Way, Baleville, NJ 07860, prevailing time 7:00 P.M.  Remote access will be available for the public’s convenience when possible, however, the meeting will commence and continue even in the absence or interruption of remote access for any reason. To access remotely, use the following link or dial-in information: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4919500389, or to access the meeting by phone, dial 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 491 950 0389). Formal action may be taken.


HAMPTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT  - Please take notice that the Hampton Township Zoning Board cancelled their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.  All business will be carried to an in person meeting of the Township Zoning Board scheduled on Thursday December 2, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. Remote access will be available for the public’s convenience when possible, however, the meeting will commence and continue even in the absence or interruption of remote access for any reason. The public may attend the meeting virtually using the following link: 
https.//us02web zoom us/s/81750505083 and use passcode: 199179 or to attend by phone dial: 929-205-6099, use meeting ID: 817 5050 5083. 
 
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF HEALTH METTING The Hampton Township Board of Health will hold its regular in-person meeting of November 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM in the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. For convenience, you may access the meeting remotely by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83435167277 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 834 3516 7277 Passcode: 503409); however, if you cannot access the meeting remotely for any reason, the meeting will continue in person. Formal action may be taken.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP RECREATION COMMITTEE PLEASE TAKE NOTE The Hampton Township Recreation Committee will cancel it's regular scheduled in-person meeting on November 17, 2021 at 7:00 PM in the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. All business will be carried over to the Annual Reorganization Meeting January 19, 2022 For convenience, you may access the meeting remotely by using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88631012039 or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 886 3101 2039 Passcode: 787385); however, it you cannot access the meeting remotely for any reason, the meeting will continue in person. Formal action may be taken. 


SPECIAL MEETING

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP PLANNING BOARD : PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Planning Board will hold a special in-person meeting on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. The meeting is being held for the Ephemeral Realty, LLC (Sussex Honda) application. Formal action may be taken. 


HAMPTON TOWNSHIP PLANNING BOARD HAMPTON MEETING CANCELLED PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Planning Board cancelled their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.  All business will be carried to an in person meeting of the Township Planning Board scheduled on Thursday December 16, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. Remote access will be available for the public’s convenience when possible, however, the meeting will commence and continue even in the absence or interruption of remote access for any reason. The public may attend the meeting virtually using the following link: 
https.//us02web zoom us/s/81750505083 and use passcode: 199179 or to attend by phone dial: 929-205-6099, use meeting ID: 817 5050 5083.

Municipal Office Hours

Community/Senior Center Meetings

Pictured from left to right: Deputy Mayor Tim Dooley, Ms. Betsy Dewey, Karen Hansen (on behalf of Committeeman David Hansen), Mayor Philip Yetter, Committeewoman Eileen Klose and Committeeman Keith Gourlay

Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m.

Latest News 

The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control has confirmed West Nile Virus in the adult mosquito populations in Hampton Township. The Office of Mosquito Control is dedicated to protecting the health of Sussex County residents by using comprehensive mosquito surveillance information to direct control decisions and aggressively treat for mosquitoes in affected areas. Efforts will continue until the threat of further disease transmission has passed.

If you have questions or concerns, please call The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control at 973-940-5225 between the hours of 8am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday. To learn more click here

For Human related cases, please call The Sussex County Public Health Nursing at 973-579-0570 between the hours of 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. 

Sussex County Department of Health & Human Services Division of Health

Office of Mosquito Control

Ms. Betsy Dewey​​
Little Free Library!

Employment Opportunities

Thank you to Retired Librarian Ms. Betsy Dewey, and her family, for generously donating and creating a "Little Free Library" in front of the Hampton Township Municipal Building. 

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and improves book access by fostering neighborhood book-exchange boxes around the world. The small library boxes number more than 100,000 around the world in over 100 countries! Hampton resident Betsy Dewey purchased and painted the LFL box now located in front of the municipal building. She will be acting as its steward. She and her family initially stocked the library with a variety of books for all ages. You are encouraged to stop by and take whatever catches your eye, then bring books to contribute when you can. Betsy is responsible for the upkeep of the box and will be regularly adding to the collection. 

Recreational Fields

Frequently Asked Questions 

Click here 

Spotted Lantern Fly

Join the Battle, Beat the Bug! Stomp it out and stop the Spotted Lantern Fly from invading our town.

​​​As the Spotted Lanternfly arrives in our county, many of our residents are concerned about what to do. Please click hereto read about the Spotted Lantern Fly from the NJ Department of Agriculture. 

Open or Closed - due to weather

  •  Call 973-383-5508 for recording  



Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

American Rescue Plan Response Deadline

Sussex County is extending the deadline for small businesses to submit responses through the end of the month.  

The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners is collecting data from small businesses in support of the American Rescue Plan. The County is requesting small businesses complete a survey about the pandemic’s impact on their operations.  This survey will identify what type of help, including financial, is needed now and aid in the drafting of a recovery plan. This plan will classify what projects and businesses will be funded with the Local Recovery Funds. Don’t miss out on​ the County’s willingness and ability to assist your business.

Your participation in this survey is most appreciated.

Click here to view the survey form!



Quick Links

​​













​​​​​​**ALERT** JCP&L Phone Scam 

It has been brought to our attention of a phone scam involving JCP&L. The caller claims to be from Jersey Central Power & Light and claims your account is delinquent. Please call JCP&L directly at 888-544-4877 (888-LIGHTSS) to verify your account status, or log into your account online.

Homeowner's Insurance and Hampton Township's ISO Rating












We are pleased to announce Hampton Township​'s ISO rating has dropped! What does this mean? ISO (Insurance Service Office) creates a rating for fire departments and their communities . What this rating does is score how well your area is well protected by the fire department. We would like to thank Hampton Township's Fire Department in helping the Township's ratings drop. The lower the rating, the better protected we are! Because of the Fire Department's efforts, the cost of your Homeowner's Insurance should decrease. Currently, Hampton Township's Rating is 5/5Y. The 5 stands for 90% of the Township's dwellings are less than 5 miles from a reliable water source. The 5Y means we are at a 5 today and in the past an 8! f you have any questions, please call ISO at 1-800-444-4554.






































​​​​​

Emerald Ash Borer Affecting Our Trees

You can find more information on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) here. Please report any signs of beetle infestations to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. They can be reached at (609)406-6939.


























Municipal Taxes did not increase 










Hampton Township Committee Food Drive​












The Hampton Township Committee held their second food drive to benefit local families in April. The image above is from Benny's Bodega stating: "We are proud to say we live in Hampton Township!!!!
Look at this amazing haul that was delivered to us yesterday raised by our amazing town!!!!! This is the definition of people helping people, what an awesome site!!!!!
Kevin and John who delivered this load were incredible, it was a pleasure to meet them and to thank them personally!!!
It takes a village, and we have THE BEST one around!!!!!"

Hampton Township Welcomes USMC Sergeant Aaron Alonso!

To view the Tunnel to Towers Foundation Home Dedication Ceremony that took place on Thursday, May 27th, please click here. 

To view the NJ Herald article, please click here.

Tunnel to Towers Home Dedication Ceremony













Mayor Tim Dooley welcoming Sargent Aaron Alonso to

Hampton Township and expressing his appreciation to the volunteers who helped with the project.













Tunnels to Towers CEO Frank Siller.













​​The Hampton Township Committee in attendance at the

Home Dedication Ceremony: Mayor Tim Dooley, Committeeman Keith Gourlay, Committeeman David Hansen, Committeewoman Eileen Klose and Deputy Mayor Philip Yetter.














The Hampton Township Community lending their support.​​

​Message From the Township Committee:
At the last Township Committee meeting, the 2021 Budget was introduced. The Township is unable to control the spending in Trenton, we are unable to control the spending in Sussex County, but we were able to control the spending in Hampton Township. As a result, we as your Township Committee are proud to report that even with the state cutting funding to our schools, the 2021 Hampton Township Municipal portion of the budget reduces property taxes and at the same time,  increases the annual donation to Hampton Township Fire & Rescue by $25,000 for the safety & well-being of our residents!​​

Info from New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
Do not plant seeds.  Take picture and send to AG and USDA
https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/news/hottopics/topics200727.html​​



  

  • Are you experiencing homelessness and need child care? You may be eligible for up to six months of child care assistance while you complete your application. Call 1-800-332-9227 to get connected to your local child care resource and referral agency or visit www.childcarenj.gov for information. 

 

 

  • There has been a major issue with recycling in bags or mixed with trash at the dump site in Andover. Please review the link below for recycling education and why there should not be plastic bags with recycling. www.RORR.com/no-plastic-bags

 

 

  • The Board of Elections is looking for poll workers.  Interested people can call 973-579-0950 x 1591 with questions.

 

  • The Hampton Township Seniors are looking for members who are interested in participating in a variety of Recreational activities. Ages 55 and up to join. They Seniors meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Questions or if you are interested please call 973-383-5570. 

 

  • Have a power outage? JCP&L has a communications tool to be able to receive outage information and restoration times via email or text message. To get started please click here for the link- https://www.firstenergycorp.com/help/communication_tools.html  and follow the instructions on their website. You may also report an outage to them this way.

  • Clean Communities, Litter and You! Clean Communities is a statewide litter abatement program established by the Clean Communities Act of 1986. Litter is a destructive force on our landscape; it is costly to clean up; impacts our quality of life and eventually ends up in our waterways. Why not become part of the solution and earn money for your non-profit civic, athletic, scout or youth group? Organize a road cleanup and receive a "mini-grant" based on number of participants, amount of trash and recyclables collected and distance of road cleaned. Hampton Township provides log sheets for collection statistics, gloves, safety vests, grabbers and trash bags. For more details call  973-383-1041.

 

  • New Jersey Board of Public Utilities' Clean Energy Program: Receive tax-free money to make energy related improvements for: NJ Residents, Businesses & Government. Eliminate drafts during the winter, lower utility bills or operating costs, and improve the comfort of your indoor space. Call (866) NJSMART Email: info@njcleanenergy.com or visit: www.NJCleanEnergy.com/TIPS
  • Hampton Township Recreation Committee Facebook 

    www.facebook.com/HamptonRecreationCommittee  Like and Share
  • ​Power Outage?  JCP&L now offers a way to view or report

    On Website  & App For Smart Phones 
  • FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory: 

    National flood insurance program & implementation of the homeowner flood insurance affordability act & the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. To view the article
  • Hampton Township Fire & Rescue:

    Members needed for Fire & EMS.  Free Training! For more information please call  973-940-7322 and leave a message.

 

  • SCUMA-www.scmua.org - Televisions, computers, monitors, & portable laptop computers need to be brought to the SCMUA center;  as of January 1st 2011, Waste Management is prohibited from picking them up.
  • Just a reminder, the current contract with Waste Management states that garbage can be picked up as early as 6 a.m.  Please have your garbage out by at least 6 a.m. on garbage day only.
  • Have household batteries to dispose of? Click here to SCMUA's guide to proper household battery management.
  • Don’t forget your old phone books are recyclable!  

 

Diligent Urgent Care is holding a  COVID Testing site starting this Saturday, December 4, 2022.

Location: Hampton Twp. Senior/Community Center

87 Halsey Rd., Newton, NJ 07860 

Please note this COVID testing sites only serving Hampton Township Residents Only. 


This is the first in a series featuring individuals making a difference in improving water quality in the Highlands and Ridge & Valley regions of New Jersey. Twelve environmental and conservation organizations are working together to protect the quality of drinking water in northwestern NJ, part of the 4-state Delaware River Watershed Initiative.

       In the early 1700’s the forest teemed with wildlife. Wolves, bear, deer, bobcat, turkeys, and rich variety of small game shared this bountiful land with the Leni Lenape Indians. Settlers had yet to discover the beauty and the serenity of what was to become modern day Hampton Township. 
       On March 10, 1864, the State Legislature officially established the Township of Hampton, New Jersey. The small villages of Baleville and Washingtonville were no longer under the wing of the Town of Newton but became the community centers of the newly established township. The gristmills, country stores, and schools had sprung up as the population had increased and bound the inhabitants together and helped them to endure and prosper in this remote corner of the state. 
       Now, at the turn of the millennium, the Indians and wolves are but a memory. However, the scenic charm that attracted those early settlers still work its magic today. Over the years farms have replaced forests, and dams fill valleys with lakes where streams once wound their way down to the Delaware. Three centuries of growth and change have transformed Hampton Township from a wilderness into a thriving community, with a modern commercial corridor surrounded by rural neighborhoods that remain a haven for residents and tourists alike.

 Municipal Calendar