Welcome to the official web site of Upper Pittsgrove
Township. The home page is updated regularly with the latest
township news items, so check back frequently. Changes in
office hours and/or meeting cancellations will be posted
under the 'Latest News' column.  If you have any suggestions
for the web site click on the
Contact Us link and send an
email, or give us a call at 856-358-8500.

Municipal Building Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday - 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed Fridays
Offices/Departments (web page)
2015 Office/Staff Directory (printable page)

Convenience Center Trash/Recycling - Current Hours
Tuesday        4:00 pm - 8:00 pm (DST)
Wednesday   8:00 pm - 6:00 pm (DST)
Thursday       8:00 am - noon
Saturday       8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Daylight Saving Time hours began 3/8/15 and ends 11/1/15

Township Committee
Jack Cimprich, Mayor
Edward Meschi, Deputy Mayor
Bruce Bishop
William Gantz, Jr.
David Zeck

Township Committee Meetings: Second Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Next Meeting = Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 7:00 pm

Land Use Board Meetings: Third Thursday at 7:30 pm
Next Meeting = Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:30 pm

About Upper Pittsgrove
Upper Pittsgrove Township is located in Salem County, in
southern New Jersey. Incorporated March 10, 1846, the
township covers 40.5 square miles. As of the 2010 census
there are 3,505 people and 1,310 housing units in the
township. Detailed demographic information from the
Institute at Rutgers University can be found at:
Salem County & Upper Pittsgrove.

Upper Pittsgrove is a leader in farmland preservation in  New
Jersey. Over 8,400 acres are preserved out of 25,000 total
acres in the township, making Upper Pittsgrove number one in
the state for total acres of preserved farmland. The township
also leads New Jersey in total number of active agricultural
acres (17,569 acres).  
Click here for a map of farmland
preserved ground in Upper Pittsgrove Township.  For more
information about farmland preservation programs
click here.
Upper Pittsgrove
431 Route 77, Elmer, NJ, 08318
856-358-1160 fax
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Last update: 5/18/2015
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Reminder - all offices will be
closed for Memorial Day
Monday, May 25th.
Upper Pittsgrove
Hazard Mitigation Plan
As part of the on-going update of the
Salem County Multi-Jurisdictional
Hazard Mitigation Plan, a
Draft Municipal Appendix
is available for review that addresses
natural hazard mitigation issues for our
community. Click on the above link to
view and download the document.  
Comments can be submitted via the
“Contact Us” page on the website or to
Linda Buzby, Township Clerk, at
The Upper Pittsgrove Township
Land Use Board will also include an
opportunity for public comment during
the regularly scheduled Board
meeting on
May 21, 2015.

Earth Day Celebration at
Upper Pittsgrove School
On the 45th anniversary of Earth Day the
Upper Pittsgrove School District planted a
tree donated by Marjac Nursery.
Pictured left to right:
Michael Reed-BOE Member, Jack
Cimprich-Upper Pittsgrove Twp Mayor,
Phil McFarland-Science Teacher, & Scott
Yard Sale Information
2015 Budget Advertisement
Attention Farmers!
NJDA Ag Recycling Program
has started. The first pesticide container
collection date in Salem County
is April 10. For more information:
2015 Locations, Dates, Times

Program Details/What to Recycle.
2015 Dog Census & Licensing
The township has authorized Ned Shimp
to conduct a census of dogs as required by
the State of NJ. Please be advised that
Ned will be visiting homes in the next few
months to count all dogs.