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Frankford Township New Jersey

151 Route 206


Frankford Township, New Jersey, is a pleasant and bucolic community located in New Jersey’s great northwest Skylands region offering both convenience and small-town character. The Township is 35.4 square miles of rolling agricultural lands, wetlands, forests, streams, and pristine lakes. It’s a perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Frankford Township is home to the Sussex County Fairgrounds, which hosts the New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show and numerous other events and activities throughout the year. Skylands Stadium is also located in the Township. Permanently preserved acres of open space and Frankford Park featuring well-maintained athletic fields are assets the community truly enjoys. Thousands of acres comprise nearby Stokes State Forest, the Kittatinny Mountains and the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The Delaware River and the Appalachian Trail, two national treasures, offer true wilderness settings less than 15 minutes away. CLICK HERE for our VISITORS GUIDE

News and Announcements


Public Auction

The Township will be holding a public auction on Tuesday, December 10, of parcels of real property. The auction will be held at the Frankford Township Municipal Building with a start time of 6:30 p.m. Click here to read the resolution with auction details and a list of the properties to be included in the auction.

Free Rabies Clinic

Friday, December 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Frankford Twp Firehouse #2, 34 Pelletown Road

First, Annual 2019 Holiday Ornament Contest!

Be a part of this fun community event by crafting one handmade ornament to adorn the Township Christmas tree! Drop off entries at the Frankford Township Municipal Building no later than Monday, December 9th, attention of the Municipal Clerk. Winners will be chosen on Tuesday, December 10th by Santa’s elves from the following categories:

  1. Most Original Ornament
  2. Best Recycle/Re-Use Material Ornament
  3. Best Nature Ornament (incorporates elements of Nature)

Be sure to include with your submission: your name, address, and contact information. We will post pictures of the winning ornaments on Facebook and our website! Click here for contest flyer.

First Annual Frankford Township Photo Contest

The Economic Development Committee invites all residents to participate in the 1st Annual Frankford Township Photo Contest. The purpose of this contest is to highlight Frankford Township. Anyone with a camera is invited and encouraged to submit photos that capture the beauty, history, happenings, emotion, and / or unique details of the area. Photos must be taken within the boundaries of Frankford Township, and the subject can be anything within Frankford Township that reflects our community. For more details, go to the news and announcement page.

All entries must be received by December 15, 2019. Winners will be announced on December 18, 2019. Click here for photo contest rules. | Click here for photo release. | Click here for photo contest flyer.

Census Takers Needed

Join the 2020 Census Team, be a Census Taker. 2020 Census jobs provide: great pay, flexible hours, weekly pay, paid training. Apply online at Click here for flyer. For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.

Notice from Stephen Lance, Frankford Township Tax Collector:

Just a reminder to Frankford Township Taxpayers – The NJ Division of Taxation has mailed Homestead Benefit Applications to eligible recipients on September 14, 2019. You must file your application by phone or internet by December 2, 2019. The automated filing system telephone number is 877-658-2972. File on-line at The Tax Collector can also file your application at the Frankford Township Municipal Building from Mondays to Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring your mailer and amount of total income. You will be provided with a proof of filing receipt.

Inspection Applications

Fire CO applications/inspections are now obtained through the Frankford Township Fire Department. Click here to get the application and information.

Soil Importation Ordinance

Ordinance #2019-03, Amending Chapter XXVI Entitled "Soil and Soil Removal" was adopted on the second reading after a public hearing of the Mayor and Committee on April 9, 2019. Click here to read the 2019-03 ordinance.

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