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  • Municipal Offices Closed on Monday, October 12, 2015 in observance of Columbus Day.
  • Trash and curbside recycling will be picked up as scheduled on Monday, October 12th.
  • Recycling/Shredding Event Rescheduled: Lawrence Township has rescheduled the recycling event for October 23 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Department of Public Works 240 Bakers Basin Road. See flyer for details.
  • Cold Soil Road Closure: On or about Tuesday, October 13 Cold Soil Road will be closed due to repairs. See announcement.
  • Economic Development Awards: The Lawrence Township Growth & Redevelopment Committee in conjunction with the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce will be honoring the winners of the 17th Annual Economic Development Awards. Click here for the Press Release. The Awards and Breakfast will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 1040 Spruce Street, Lawrence Township. Please go to to register.
  • Sewer Bills: Are due in the Tax Collectors Office on October 15, 2015.
  • Lawrence History Month: Please see the list of scheduled events sponsored by the Lawrence Historical Society.
  • 2015 Flu Clinic Schedule: Lawrence Township Health Department will have their flu clinics on October 20, October 29 and November 10. See attached brochure for all the details.

  • SEPTEMBER IS CAT LICENSE RENEWAL MONTH: All cats seven (7) months and older must be licensed by the end of September. For questions or additional information, please call the clerk's Office at 609-844-7000. You may also go to the webpage at

  • Turtleback Park: Please see announcement regarding the new statue at the entrance to the park. (posted 8-12-2015)

  • Lawrence Curbside Organics Update!

    Lawrence Township will be starting the Organic Waste Collection Program in March. Please see the attached for more information. Enrollment form must be completed and return as soon as possible.

  • Transco Garden State Expansion Project - Williams, which operates the natural gas pipeline known in our community as Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (Transco), has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a project which includes modifications to existing Compressor Station 205 on Cold Soil Road. For more information click here.
  • Penn East Pipeline Company LLC has announced plans to construct a new 108 mile pipeline to transport natural gas from Luzerne County in Pennsylvania to an interconnection with the existing Transco pipeline in Hopewell Township, Mercer County. For more information, click here. For the most recent project updates, click here.
  • Public Health Updates
    • Measles Information- Health officials in the United State are seeing an increase in the reported cases of the Measles. Please see the attached document for more information regarding the Measles.
    • Influenza Alert - Health officials are beginning to see increased influenza illness in parts of the United States and in New Jersey. For information about this year's vaccine read the attached.
    • Frequently Asked Questions About Ebola - The attached provides updated information about Ebola from the New Jersey Department of Health. You can also call the Ebola Call Center at (800) 962-1253.
    • Project Medicine Drop-off - In partnership with local law enforcement agencies, the Division of Consumer Affairs has made it as easy as possible for you to safely and securely dispose of your unused medications. For more details see the attached flyer.
    • Child Passenger Safety - Please contact Lawrence Township Fire Marshal's Office at 609-844-7018 to set up an appointment or for additional information regarding this program.
  • Home Owner Information
    • New Jersey HomeKeeper Program -Funded by a grant from the US Treasury's Hardest Hit Fund program details are available at or the call center at (855)-NJ-KEEP-1.
    • Hope Ownership Preservation Effort - NJ HOPE (Home Ownership Preservation Effort) provides information about resources available to homeowners delinquent in their mortgage payments, need counseling or have questions:
    • Flood Insurance Rate Maps The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating the Flood Insurance Rate Maps to incorporate engineering data and impacts from Hurricane Sandy. See attached letter for additional information.
  • Volunteer for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • CERT educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. For more details about becoming a CERT member please contact Jack Oakley, Director of Emergency Management or CERT Team Leader Arlene Bonville.
  • The Townships of Ewing, Hopewell, West Windsor and Lawrence have joined together to investigate and evaluate Community Energy Aggregation programs. Please see information on the attached.

  • Lawrence Eco-Curbside Waste Collection

    Lawrence Township will be offering voluntary Food Waste Recycling in the near future. For more details regarding this program click on the attached link. To sign up interested residents should contact the Public Works Department at (609) 587-1894 or by email at to be placed on a list for further instructions.

  • LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP 2014 REPORT OF AUDIT: The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 has been submitted and accepted by the Lawrence Township Council. The 2014 CAFR contained no negative findings or recommendations on the fiscal activity of the Lawrence Township municipal government. See full the report Financial Audit for 2014.
  • Are You Register Ready?  The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness have created “Register Ready” a registry program which assists people with special needs in the event of an emergency. 


    Individuals with special needs or their caregivers can register electronically at  You can also register by calling New Jersey’s toll- free 2-1-1 telephone service. This service will register individuals, offer free translation and provide TYY services for the hearing impaired.

  • Concept Plan Business Route #1 from NJ DOT is available in two parts:
  • Help is available for paying your energy bill, winterizing or conserving energy. Click for more information.


  • Online Property Search
    Find property data such as Yard Waste and Garbage Collection zones for your residence.

File Your Police Report ONLINE

Emergency Notification System

In an effort to provide more reliable communications with residents in the Township of Lawrence, the Department of Public Safety of the township has switched to Nixle a real-time notification program with the capability of delivering recorded warnings to the entire community, via telephone, email, and text.

See full Press Release.

All the calls you receive will have the Caller ID of Lawrence Township Police Department, 609-896-1111. If you would like to receive emergency notifications please register below.

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  • Full report of a comprehensive inventory of Lawrence Township's natural resources, with high quality pictures is available now! (large PDF file)

Lawrence Road Service Center (Pit Stop)

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