We have been advised that the Motor Vehicle Commission indicated they have added 1,000 REAL ID appointments to the online portal across the state of NJ. Please click here to access a list of appointment locations. 

Hampton Townships' 2022 Annual Affordable Housing Status Update
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to view  Hampton Township's affordable housing status

Map & Directions 

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.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE  The Hampton Township Committee will hold their regularly scheduled meeting in person, as well as remotely when available, on Tuesday May 31, 2022 at 7:00 P.M. as the Hampton Township Municipal Building, 1 Rumsey Way, Balesville, NJ 07860. To attend the meeting remotely use the following link: or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 250 6099 (Meeting ID: 491 950 0389). Formal action may be taken. 

​PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Planning Board cancelled their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:00 P.M.  All business will be carried to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Township Planning Board scheduled on Thursday, May 19, 2022 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: meeting ID: 822 2719 8123 and use passcode: 629133 or to attend by phone dial: 929-205-6099, use meeting ID: 822 2719 8123.

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF HEALTH PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hampton Township Board of Health will cancel its regular scheduled meeting of May 17, 2022.  All business will be carried to Tuesday, July 19, 2022.  Prevailing time 7:00 PM at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. To access the meeting remotely, when available, use the following link: or to attend the meeting by phone, dial 929 205 6099 (Meeting ID: 440 256 1551).  Formal action may be taken.


The Hampton Township Recreation Advisory Committee will meet every 3rd Wednesday of each month, except in August and December where there is no meeting. The meetings will be held at 7:00 PM at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, Baleville, NJ. To attend the meeting remotely, when available, use the following link: or dial in by phone to 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 440 256 1511). 

Notices of Cancellations can be found on the website.


2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration is Here!!!

Municipal Office Hours

Community/Senior Center Meetings

Please call 973-383-5508, for field closures.

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.

The Municipal Office is closed on the following holidays: 

New Year's Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas

*General Election Day and Primary Election Day office hours may vary. 

Latest News 

Committeeman Ed Ramm and Mayor Tim Dooley. 

Ms. Betsy Dewey​​
Little Free Library!

2022 Garbage/Recycling Change

Hampton Township is pleased to announce the new garbage and recycling contract with Blue Diamond. Starting January 2022, all residents will be collected by Blue Diamond. Blue Diamond may collect your garbage as early as 6 A.M. Please make sure it is out in time.  Currently, the only change in the contract effects Monday's Collection. Below, you can see the new garbage collection schedule. Please work with us as a team to ensure a successful garbage transition and as always, do not hesitate to call the office with any questions. 

Residents can directly contact Blue Diamond with any garbage and recycling questions or concerns at 973-598-9800.

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

Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Free Radon Kits Available

Please stop by the Clerk's Office to get your free Radon Kit while supplies last. 

Quick Links

​​​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

  • Paper Shredding!! 
    • ​Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Municipal Building 9am-12pm
    • Saturday, October 29, 2022 DPW Garage 9am-12pm
  • ​Tire Day:
    • Saturday, October 29, 2022 DPW Garage 8am-12pm
  • ​FREE Rabies Clinic:
    • ​Saturday, November 5, 2022 DPW Garage 9am-11am


  • The Social Security Administration will be adding more in-person appointment and offer in-person services for people without an appointment starting in April. Please visit the webpage How to Get Help from Social Security to learn more. 


  • 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 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.



  • 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-  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: or visit:
  • Hampton Township Recreation Committee Facebook  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.


  • - Televisions, computers, monitors, & portable laptop computers need to be brought to the SCMUA center;  as of January 1st 2011, Blue Diamond is prohibited from picking them up.
  • Just a reminder, the current contract with Blue Diamond 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!  


  • Tax Payers
  • Phone Scams: 
    • ​Never give out or confirm any personal or financial information over the phone. There are scams involving Social Security, insurance or certified copies of your deed. More information is provided at:​
    • ​Apply for help with your utility bills:
      • ​Go to DCAid Services - Custom portal or call NJ 2-1-1 to file an application. With one application you can be considered for all energy assistance programs:
        • ​USF 
        • LIHEAP
    • Overdue water or sewer charges:
      • ​Help is through Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program. Apply for help at DCAid Services Customer Portal or NJ 2-1-1
    • Questions? There are several ways to receive assistance. 
      • Visit the DCAID Services Custom Portal for more information
      • Call NJ 2-1-1 or 1-877-652-1148
      • Email
  • JCP&l Assistance Programs as Winter Utility Disconnection Moratorium Expires March 15, 2022
    • ​JCP&L urges residential customers experiencing Financial Hardships to contact them as soon as possible to establish an affordable payment arrangement or obtain assistance before winter utility disconnection moratorium is lifted and shut-offs for nonpayment resumes beginning March 15. 
    • Qualifying Programs:
      • ​Lifeline - call (800)792-9745
      • Universal Service Fund (USF) - apply online or call (800) 510-3102
      • The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) - apply online at or call (800) 510-3102
      • The Winterization Program visit the web at and click on "Residential" or call (800) 915-8309
      • Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) - visit the web at or call (732) 982-8710
      • New Jersey SHARES - visit the web at www.nj or call (866) 657-4273
      • 2-1-1 Helpline - This is a nationwide resource and information helpline that identifies locally available programs that can help with utility assistance. dial 211 or text your ZIP code to 898211 or visit 2-1-1 website.
      • To apply or learn more about other JCP&L programs visit and click on "Search Assistance Programs" or call (800) 662-31115 to speak to a customer service representative Monday-Friday 8 a.m - 6 p.m

Homeowner's Insurance and Hampton Township's ISO Rating

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.

​​​​​​Municipal Taxes Did Not Increase 

​​**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.

       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.

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