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 Closed to Public
All offices of the Andover Township municipal building remain operational during the normal hours posted. The vestibule remains open with a drop-off box; interior doors are locked with access restricted to employees only. Please call 973-383-4280 to talk to one of our employees. If dropping off payments, please use the locked Drop Box located on the outside column outside of front doors.

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.

Upcoming Primary Elections
Voting in NJ’s Primary Elections will look different this year. Click here for letter on what voters need to know.

Hazardous Waste Collection Event Canceled
Due to health and safety concerns the SCMUA has canceled the June 6th Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event. Click here for the full notice. Click here for the flyer.

Annual Township Garage Sale Canceled
The annual township-wide garage sale has been canceled this year due to Covid-19.

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 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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Andover Township
134 Newton Sparta Road • Newton, NJ 07860 • 973-383-4280
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.