Welcome to the official website for the Municipal
Government of the Township of Bethlehem

Proudly serving the residents of Bethlehem since 1730.


RFQ for Environmental Engineer

Request for qualifications for provision of professional services for NJ Green Acres approved Environmental Engineer for preliminary assessment and site investigation.

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Bethlehem Township Rabies Clinic

The Bethlehem Township rabies clinic is scheduled for Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm.

2014 ADOPTED Budget

The attached budget was adopted at the Township meeting held April 3, 2014.

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Bethlehem Township Planning Board Volunteer Members Needed

The Planning Board presently has 3 vacant positions. Mayoral appointments are needed to fill the Alternate #1, Alternate #2 and Alternate #4 positions. Please contact Christine Dispenza, Municipal Clerk, on 908-735-4107, ext. 101, to obtain an application.

Bethlehem Township Board of Health Volunteer Members Needed

The Board of Health presently has vacant positions. Please call the Municipal Clerk to express interest.

Cub Scouting

Cub Scout Pack 191 is the local Cub Scout organization for Bethlehem Township and Hampton Schools. We have been serving the youth of the area for 45 years. We welcome all first thru fifth grade boys to come join us for a great year of activities and camping opportunities. Please contact Charlie Jackson, Charliejackson@comcast.net or 908-901-1294, if you would like further information on Cub Scouting.

Property Tax Payments

Effective January 1, 2013 residents of Bethlehem Township now have the option of making their current property tax payments at PNC Bank, the Bloomsbury branch only, located at 155 Main Street. The bank can only accept payments that are accompanied with the tax stub from the residentís tax bill.

Critical Care Form

The Critical Customer Care Program helps customers prepare for planned and unplanned power outages for whom a service interruption could be immediately life threatening or would make operation of necessary medical or life supporting equipment impossible or impractical.

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Town Events

Bethlehem Township is a small rural community in northwestern New Jersey. Bethlehem Township, which means "House of Bread," was settled in the 1720s by German, Dutch, English, and Irish immigrants. The Township's municipal government dates back to 1730. The Township Committee has been representing the Township's citizens since its creation in 1763. Today, Bethlehem Township is 21.38 square miles and has a population of 3,993 people.

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