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: Seasonal hours: Starting Monday, May 25, the municipal building hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8AM to 4PM; Thursday: 8AM to 7PM; Friday: 8AM to 12PM
Closed for holiday observance on: July 3-Independence Day, September 7-Labor Day.
Registrar Office Hours: 8:30 to 3:30 Monday — Wednesday, Thurs. 8:30 to 6:30, and Fri. 8:30 to 11:30.

Municipal Offices are Open to the Public
Forms are still available in the vestibule area. No one may enter without a mask and a reminder to please be mindful and Social Distance. If you need assistance please call 973 383-4280

Notice of Aerial Mosquito Larviciding

July 14 through July 18 between the hours of 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.
The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control has scheduled an aerial application (by plane) on 7/14/2020 through 7/18/20 between the hours of 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. Areas to be treated are uninhabited, wetland areas located in the following municipalities: Andover Township, Wantage Township, Vernon Township, Hardyston Township, Sussex Borough, Borough of Hopatcong, Town of Newton, Hampton Township, and Lafayette Township. You may see a plane flying over residential areas; however no applications of this product are made over residential neighborhoods. The pilot is simply positioning the plane to approach the wetlands that will be treated.

The product being used is Vectobac GS EPA Reg # 73049-10 with an active ingredient of BTI (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) a bacteria for the control of larval (immature, Aquatic state) mosquitoes. Reference:
This product is a solid, granular material (I.E. ground up corncob husks). NOTE: THIS IS NOT A LIQUID OR AEROSOL SPRAY. Nor is it directed at adult mosquitoes. This application is to reduce future adult mosquito populations.

Please contact the Office of Mosquito Control at 973-948-4545 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, if you have any questions. For more information see website:

Committee Meeting to be Held at the Barn

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Regular Meeting of the Andover Township Committee scheduled for July 16, 2020 has been moved from its original location and will now be held at The Barn, 146 Lake Iliff Road, Andover Township, NJ. Closed session will begin at 6:30PM, immediately followed by the regular public meeting at 7:30PM. Official action will be taken. Click here to see agenda.

Andover News and Notices

Court Notice
During the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal courts have canceled their in-person court sessions. With the use of technology, certain cases may be able to be heard and adjudicated remotely. It is advised that you contact the court to set up a video court proceeding and provide your telephone and email address.

SCMUA Resumes Special Events
The Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority has resumed its special events. Monthly Paper Shredding will be held on the third Friday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon. See Paper Shred details. The next E-Waste Collection will be held on July 25 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. See E-Waste details.

2020 Information Newsletter PDF version | web 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 Patricia Bussow 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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Andover Township
134 Newton Sparta Road • Newton, NJ 07860 • 973-383-4280
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.