COVID-19 Statement from Pennsville Township

 July 27, 2020 – all Pennsville Township offices are reopened to the public. All visitors are to follow social distancing guidelines. For those Residents who are still not comfortable coming into the offices, the majority of business can be conducted via US Mail and email. Please contact the corresponding office:
Tax Collector/Trash Stickers 856-678-3089 ext. 133
Water/Sewer 856-678-7500
Tax Assessor 856-678-3089 ext. 135
Pet Licensing 856-678-3089 ext. 133
Township Clerk 856-678-3089 ext. 124 and 125
Chief Financial Officer 856-678-3089 ext. 123 and 121
Police Records 856-678-3089 ext. 581
Police Non Emergency 856-678-3089 ext. 100
Highway Department 856-678-7331
Construction 856-678-3089 ext. 145
Housing/Zoning/Planning/Fire & Health 856-678-3089 ext. 143

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June 1, 2020 – Trash Stickers now required

Trash stickers are now required for all Township Solid Waste.  The temporary suspension was only through the month of May.  Please make sure all trash has the appropriate amount of stickers needed.

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May 7, 2020 – 2nd Quarter Property Taxes

On May 7, 2020, by Resolution 129-2020, the Pennsville Township Committee authorized the Extenstion of the Grace Period for 2nd Quarter Property Taxes.  The Grace period is hereby extended to June 1, 2020 as allowed by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order 130.

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May 1, 2020 – Pennsville Water Department suggests to businesses which are closed during COVID-19 to flush their water lines prior to the opening of business once the State of New Jersey allows you to reopen.

https://www.state.nj.us/dep/watersupply/pdf/flushing-guidance.pdf

https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus/information-maintaining-or-restoring-water-quality-buildings-low-or-no-use

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/building-water-system.html

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE TRASH STICKER PROGRAM – Updated April 30, 2020

BULK TRASH – All Bulk Trash Items picked up on Bulk Trash Day (1st Tuesday of the Month) REQUIRE TRASH STICKERS.

Due to the ongoing restrictions with COVID-19, the Pennsville Township Committee has agreed to temporarily suspend the Trash Sticker Program ONLY FOR REGULAR TRASH PICKED UP CURB SIDE ON YOUR REGULAR TRASH DAY.  Any trash brought to the complex on Industrial Park Road will still require stickers.  This is a temporary suspension through the month of May or until restrictions get lifted. The Township Committee will revisit this issue at the end of May or sooner if things turn around before then.

The Township Committee still encourages all residents to shelter in place as much as possible.

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April 6, 2020 – COVID-19 Emergency CO Procedures

https://www.pennsville.org/download/forms_library/construction/COVID-19-Emergency-Procedures-for-Sale-of-Dwelling-CO.pdf

https://www.pennsville.org/download/forms_library/construction/COVID-19-Procedures-for-CO-for-Change-of-Tenant.pdf

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Statement from Pennsville Township

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of the public and employees while still providing services to residents, all Pennsville Township Municipal Buildings will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 until further notice.  Township Employees will still be reporting to work and remain available to you via phone and email during regular working hours.

The Township website  www.pennsville.org has access to all contact information for various departments along with most forms, permits and licenses.

Drop Boxes will be available outside of the three main Municipal Buildings.

As a reminder the Pennsville Township Police are available 24/7.  For emergencies, dial 911.

Trash and Recycling will still be picked up.

Please note that these protocols are subject to change depending upon any facts found.  We fully expect additional guidance and possible restrictions being put in place by the State and County in order to ensure the health and safety of the public.

Finally, especially for those most at risk, take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself and others if you have to go out for food or medication; otherwise the best advice is to stay home as much as possible to further reduce your risk of being exposed.

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***IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TAX APPEAL FILING FOR THE YEAR 2020***

The April 1st deadline to file an appeal has been extended by Chief Justice Rabner.  See directive here:  https://njcourts.gov/notices/2020/n200319c.pdf?c=Xr4

Please follow this link to find information on filing an appeal with Salem County Tax Board:  https://salemcountytax.com/

Please follow this link to find information on filing an appeal with the State Tax Court:  https://njcourts.gov/courts/tax.html?lang=eng

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March 16, 2020

We understand that potential exposure to COVID-19 can be concerning.  It is important that residents do not panic.

In accordance with guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control, the Township of Pennsville is encouraging employees and customers to observe social distancing.  The Township of Pennsville offers the ability to make payments online for:

All payments can also be mailed:  Township of Pennsville, 90 North Broadway, Pennsville, NJ 08070

You may also call ahead to obtain payment amounts for taxes, permits, etc., and identifying information for the memo line if you wish to pay by check or leave it in the Municipal Building drop box which will be checked frequently.

Please call or email if possible.  Township staff will make every effort to provide any information you are looking for by phone, email or fax.  Many documents and forms can also be found online at:  www.pennsville.org

  • Phone: 856-678-3089
  • Fax: 856-678-9428

We ask for your patience over the next few weeks as we are experiencing a heavy influx of phone inquiries and request.

We are encouraging employees and the public to maintain six feet separation and decline to shake hands during in-person interactions.

Current information and updates, as they become available, can be found on the Township Website at www.Pennsville.org and the Township’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PennsvilleTwpNJGovernment

Additional information can also be found on NJ Department of Health’s website at https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml and the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html

Pennsville Township is committed to protecting our residents, staff and entire community throughout this public health concern while maintaining all emergency and public services.  Township representatives will continue to remain in contact with County Emergency and Health professions to determine any and all actions moving forward and will update the community accordingly.

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