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2016 Budget Introduced

Latest Newsletter

2016 Dog License Applications


Route 23 Area Redevelopment Plan

Upcoming Events

June 18
noon to 4 p.m.
vendor form now available

Saturday June 18
Wantage Municipal Building
Applications are now available.
Miss Wantage, Little Miss, and Little Mister
Deadline is May 31st.

High Point Jazz Band
Thursday, May 26, 6 p.m.
Sussex-Wantage Library Amphitheater

‘Art with the Brit Lady’
Sussex-Wantage Library
June 4, 11, 18

Evening with Medium Diane Butler
Friday, June 10
Sussex Firehouse

First Annual Fishing Contest
June 11

Casino Trip
Saturday, June 18

Indoor Garage Sale
Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m
Beemerville Firehouse

see details/more upcoming events

Check out the Sports Page
for summer camps and clinics

Welcome to Wantage


Wantage Township Municipal Building is currently experience problems with our telephone system. We are working to repair as quickly as possible. If the phone continues to ring, please hang up and try again as the issue is intermittent.

Help Wanted

Wantage Township has an opening for a laborer. See classifieds page for details.

veteran memorial cleanup

Veterans Memorial Revitalized

Recently the Wantage Recreation Commission, Farmside Landscape and Design, and volunteers revitalized the Veterans Memorial at Woodbourne Park. Click here for photos.

Concerns about ATVs and Dirt Bikes

Complaints continue to be received from residents in various areas of the Township about illegal use of ATVs and dirt bikes on public roads and other people's private property. It is important for the message to be carried: Individuals violating this law will be prosecuted. If youths are involved, their parents will be held accountable. PLEASE! It is a matter of safety. It is a matter of courtesy. And IT IS A MATTER OF THE LAW. Keep ATV's and Dirt Bikes off public roads and property, and off the private property of people who have not given you permission for the use of their property.

E-mail Address Dedicated to Recycling Facility Concerns

In response to a request from Wantage Township, RER Supply has created a dedicated E-mail address for members of the public who wish to report a concern regarding the presence of odors being generated from its Route 23 Recycling facility, and/or any other concerns. read notice

Library Homebound Services

When someone is ill or homebound, a good book can be a great comfort. The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library are pleased to offer two free services to members of the Sussex-Wantage community. continued...

Trimming Trees/Bushes on Public Rights of Way

From time to time, the Township must trim hedges, bushes, tree branches, shrubbery and other forms of landscaping planted along the public right of way. If you have trees or bushes planted along the public right of way, and you do not want the Township to trim them, for fear that we may damage the plant or tree, please contact the Administrator's office at 973-875-7192. We will have a member of the Public Works Department come out and explain our needs, and if it is necessary to improve sight distance, we will allow you the opportunity to trim and prune the plants yourself, in a way that you find acceptable and will at the same time meet the needs of the public for safety along the roads. Please work with us on this issue! If we do not hear from you, and the public's safety is being compromised by sight distance problems, we will take appropriate action to prune and trim the branches and shrubs. Take a pro-active stance now to protect your curb-side landscaping, if you think this will be a problem or issue for you.

Do Not Do Business with Unlicensed Peddlers

Read notice

Avoid Phone Scams

Article on how to avoid phone scams

Redevelopment Plan

A preliminary investigation regarding the designation of a proposed area in need of redevelopment known as the Route 23 Redevelopment Area.
Download the report PDF 8.5 MB Ordinance 2015-10

How Does Wantage Township Inform Citizens About Emergencies And Other Important Public Notifications?

See Mayor's Notes

Ongoing Points of Interest

We at Wantage Town Hall often are asked the following questions, being on-going points of information the general public is interested in knowing:

This and other information is available through the County of Sussex, by using the following link: We always welcome your phone calls, but in some cases, the local government is not in a position to have the data or information you are seeking. In those situations, we would direct you to search the above resource. Try out the above link, and keep it handy for the future in case you have questions on these topics. We hope this is helpful to you!

Continued best regards,
Wantage Township Mayor & Committee

Latest Posts/Updates

Mayor & Committee: 4/14 minutes
Recreation Commission: 5/25 agenda
Land Use Board: 05/17 agenda
Board of Health: 4/13 agenda