Township (New Jersey)

administrative unit in New Jersey, United States

A Township in New Jersey Local Goverment refers to one of five types and eleven forms of municipal government. A township in New Jersey is a full municipality, similar to any other town, city, borough, or village. They collect property taxes and provide services such as maintaining roads, garbage collection, plumbing, schools, police, and fire fighting. Despite only 27% of New Jersey municipalities identifying as a Township, they hold a bit over 50% of the total state population.