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Snow Emergency Parking

The Township has an Ordinance for Storm Emergency Parking which states "Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the streets or highways or thoroughfares, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on the streets or highways of Washington Township".  See Ordinance 97-13 for complete snow emergency details.

Please review Ordinance 10-12 - "An Ordinance to Create a New Chapter of the Township Code Regarding Placement of Mailboxes, Basketball Equipment, and Yard Damage by Municipal Equipment During Storm Operations on Township-Owned Rights-of-Way".

JCP&L - Monitoring Weather and Prepared to Respond

In the event outages occur due to severe weather, JCP&L customers without power are encouraged to report their outage by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), clicking the “Report Outage” link on www.firstenergycorp.com, or by texting out to 544487.   Customers should immediately report downed wires to 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or call their local police department.  JCP&L reminds customers to stay away from downed wires, even if they believe they are no longer carrying electricity.  Extra caution should be used in areas where downed lines are tangled with trees or other debris.  Motorists are cautioned to treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four-way stops.  JCP&L customers can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive weather updates in advance of major storms and updates on scheduled or extended power outages.  Visit www.firstenergycorp.com/connect to enroll.

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Washington Township County

Administrative Offices

211 Route 31 North
Washington, NJ  07882
(908) 689-7200 (phone)
(908) 689-8513 (fax)

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