Andover Township scene of Lake Iliff


Our township is a charming, small town, with a rural atmosphere. It is dotted with beautiful lakes, golf courses, and recreational facilities. The township boasts an excellent school system, outstanding police department, and dedicated volunteer rescue squad and fire organization.

Municipal Offices Hours: Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registrar Office Hours: 8:30 to 3:30 Monday through Friday

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Notice to Residents

To Andover Township residents:

The Township has received complaints concerning odors emanating from a property near Howells Pond. The property at issue appears to be a Sewer Plant with operations permitted by the State of New Jersey. We have learned that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has an open case regarding this issue, over which the DEP has governance.

After an extensive review of this matter, the Township urges any residents who take notice of the odor to:

  1. Contact the DEP hotline at 1-877-927-6337 to report a complaint, referencing DEP case # PI 46069;
  2. Be prepared for a follow-up call from the DEP, wherein complainants will be asked to confirm their observation of the odor;
  3. Be prepared for a request from the DEP to visit the site from which the complaint was made;
  4. Record and report to the Township at 973-383-4280 the complaint number you are issued in your call to the DEP.

Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 7:27-5, under which the DEP investigates ‘Prohibition of Air Pollution’ complaints, it is imperative that residents note in their complaints that the complaints are based on observations made at their residences.

Once residents have been issued a complaint number by the DEP, we would encourage them subsequently to contact the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services at 973-579-0370 to report their complaint number additionally to the Sussex County Division of Health.

We ask that residents please let us know if they have questions concerning the above instructions, and we will continue to update residents as we learn additional information.

Thank you.
Diana Francisco, CMC/CMR, Clerk/Administrator

Andover News and Notices

Employment Opportunity—Clerical Assistant
Andover Township is seeking a part time Clerical Assistant in the Municipal Clerks Office. See details about this position.

2020 Information Newsletter PDF version | webpage version

Don't Put Plastic Bags in Your Curbside Recycling Bin
Plastic bags and wraps require a different collection system. Please don't include them with your curbside pickup; take them to a grocery store that accepts clean and dry plastic bags. Thank you. See flier.

No Solicitors, Please
AKA "No Knock". Residents: if you would be like to be added to the list that is given to peddlers, vendors, and solicitors that instructs them not to come calling on your home, please download the No Knock form, complete, and return it to the municipal office.

ADA Compliance
If you have any trouble with accessing information contained within this website, please contact Township Administrator Diana Francisco by phoning (973) 383-4280 ext 223 or emailing her at

Download 2020 Information | schedule

RecycleCoach Available Now
A free app for Andover Township residents featuring collection schedules, news, and more. See press release.

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