Notices & Announcements

Job Opportunity – Fire Prevention Specialist & Inspector – Fire Prevention Bureau
The Township of Hardyston is seeking a part-time Fire Prevention Specialist to work in the Fire Prevention office under the direction of the Fire Prevention Official. This a salaried positon with flexible hours. Specific hours and days to be established by the Fire Official. This position is responsible for enforcement of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code through required inspections. This position will ensure buildings are in accordance with appropriate laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and standards. Salary range of $10,000-$15,000 dependent on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Eric Stahl, Fire Prevention Bureau, at or in person to Township Municipal Building, 149 Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston, NJ 07419 no later than March 24, 2023. The Township reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received. Hardyston Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Hardyston Community Garden Registration Starts March 1st!

Registration runs from March 1st through April 15th. Please see the links below for the Rules & Guidelines and the Registration Form. Both can be returned in person or by mail to the Hardyston Municipal Office.

2023 Hardyston Community Garden Registration Form
2023 Rules and Guidelines

NOTICE TO POTENTIAL RESPONDENT (Notice to Qualified Redevelopers)

Sussex County, New Jersey

Notice is hereby given that the Township of Hardyston, County of Sussex, New Jersey will receive sealed proposals on Friday April 14, 2023 (by 2:00 pm during the business day) in the Township Clerk’s office

Hardyston Municipal Building
149 Wheatsworth Road
Hamburg, NJ, 07419


Implementing the 2022 Hardyston Vacant Land and Landfill Redevelopment Plan, through a project entitled:

The Request for Qualifications/Solicitation of Interest (“RFQ/SOI”) from Qualified Respondents (Redevelopers) is available on the Township’s website. Respondent requirements and expectations for the proposed work are included in the RFQ/SOI. Only serious inquiries by redevelopers with a proven track record are encouraged to respond.

Township Redevelopment Ordinance 2022-12
Township Redevelopment Plan for Block 63 Lot 1.01 & Block 75 Lot 55
Locator Map – Block 63 Lot 1.01

Tax Assessment Cards

Many people use them for their taxes. Their purpose is to advise you of your tax assessment and your right to file a tax appeal.

*If you need a copy of what you paid for your 2022 property taxes to file your income tax paperwork, you can access that information here:

Municipal Software Tax and Utility Lookup System (

▶️Enter address or Block/Lot. Not both.
▶️Hit “Submit Search”
▶️Scroll down and access 2022 or 2023 and print

– Questions about taxes paid? Contact the Tax Collector, 973-823-7020 ext. 9446
– Questions about tax assessment, Contact the Tax Assessor, 973-823-7020 ext. 9402
– Questions about Tax Appeals, click here:

ATTENTION SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS – The Board of County Commissioners has dedicated $2 million of its allocated ARPA funding to support our community’s small businesses and nonprofit organizations as they struggle to meet the challenges posed by the pandemic and the resulting, unpredictable fluctuations in our national and local economies. Please click here for information on the grant funding available to Hardyston’s business owners and to access the grant portal.

Hardyston relies on two notification systems to help reach residents:

SwiftReach is used for emergency notification and important alerts relying on landlines and your address. You can also register your email and cell phone to receive emails and texts. To register please CLICK HERE
(there is additional information in the lower right hand of this page)

Constant Contact is a text and email notification system to receive monthly reminders about important news and events.
You can subscribe to Constant Contact by:

1) Clicking Here to sign up – OR –
2) Texting the word “Hardyston” to 22828 to get started

Final 2022/Preliminary 2023 Tax Bills were mailed out on September 2, 2022. You can also view your account online at: Municipal Software Tax and Utility Lookup System (

Administrative Offices of the Hardyston Municipal Court now located in Franklin Borough – Effective February 1, 2022 the administrative functions of the municipal court will be located at the Franklin Borough Municipal Building as part of a municipal shared services agreement. 

All inquiries regarding court matters including tickets, complaints, court appearances etc. should be directed to the Court Administrator in Franklin by calling (973) 827-9280 x108 or emailing: or 

Payments should be mailed to: 

Municipal Court
Franklin Borough
46 Main Street
Franklin, NJ 07416 

Please note that most court appearances are being conducted remotely via Zoom. In the event that you have a case with the Hardyston Court that requires an in-person appearance, your case will be heard at the Hardyston Municipal Building. If you have any questions regarding your court appearance please contact the Court Administrator in Franklin.

Small grants are available to small businesses impacted by tropical storms Henri & Ida. For the full press release visit – For specific information on the Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program visit –

Sussex County Senior Times NewsletterMarch edition now available

Need Help Paying Your Energy Bill? Click here for resources offering assistance for heating and electric bills.

Municipal Building Open – Please be advised that the municipal building will be open daily from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm . The public will be permitted to enter the building . Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines when entering the building and wear a face covering. A drop box is available in the lobby for those that wish to use it. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.