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Frankford Township New Jersey


151 Route 206
973-948-5566
clerk@frankfordtwp-nj.com


Welcome

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

Winners Announced for the First Holiday Ornament Contest!

Congratulations to the winners of our 1st Annual Holiday Ornament Contest!
Santa’s elves have chosen one child and one adult winner from each category:

  • Most Original Ornament: Brody Many and Faith Radimer
  • Best Recycle/Re-Use Material Ornament: Sarah Radler and Shannon DiFilippo
  • Best Nature Ornament: Meadow Davis and Susan Miller
Winners may pick up their prizes at the Municipal Building on or after Thursday, Dec. 19th between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. If you would like your ornament returned you make pick it up after the holidays. We will gladly keep ornaments to place on next year’s tree. You can view photos of the winning ornaments on our News and Announcements page.

Winners Announced for the First Frankford Township Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners of Frankford Township's 1st Photo Contest!

  • Junior Category - "Culi the Snake" taken by Julia Sieminski
  • Architecture - "Reflections of the Past" taken by Ingrid Langenbach
  • Frankford Park - "Flag on Field 3" taken by Jeannie Kobis
  • Fun at the Fair - "The Himalaya" taken by Jeannie Kobis
  • Lake Life - "Flying High" taken by Stacey Keller
  • Nature and Wildlife - "Bald Eagle" taken by Jim Dale
  • On the Farm - "Awaiting Spring" taken by Ken Sharrock
  • Grand Prize - Spring Kit Foxes Waiting For Mom" taken by Joan Wittrien.
We would like to thank everyone who submitted pictures. All of the pictures are amazing! The photos truly captured the beauty, history, happenings, emotion, and unique details of the Frankford Township area. Additional thanks to Cailey Jewelers and the Frankford Township Economic Development Committee for supplying the prizes for the contest. To view the winning photos, please go to the news and announcement page.


Free Radon Test Kits

Frankford Township has received the Radon Awareness Program Grant, which alows us to offer free radon test kits to our residents. The kits will be available at the Municipal Building beginning January 3, 2020, on a first come, first served, basis. For more information, contact the Deputy Clerk at 973-948-5566. Click here to download the Protect Your Family from Radon 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 2020census.gov/jobs. Click here for flyer. For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.

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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