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, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Registrar Office Hours: please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Some Department hours may vary such as Zoning, Construction, and Land Use. Please check the individual Department's page for further information.

Municipal Offices are Open to the Public
Municipal Offices are now open to the public. Masks are required to enter all Municipal facilities, and we ask that you practice social distancing whenever possible. Most forms and applications can be obtained online, which may save you a trip or limit the amount of time required for your visit. If you need assistance please call 973 383-4280

Andover News and Notices

Ordinances Introduced

The following Ordinances have been introduced, and a public hearing will be held on all three at the next meeting of the Township Committee to be held on October 1, 2020 at 7:30PM.
Ordinance 2020-06, Ordinance 2020-07, Ordinance 2020-08

Election Update

Follow this link for the most Frequently Asked Questions for Sussex County Voters:

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.

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.