Manchester Township is located in beautiful Ocean County, New Jersey, just minutes from the Jersey Shore and
in between New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Manchester is nestled in the New Jersey Pinelands and we are Ocean County’s best kept secret!

Some Helpful Quick Links

CO/Inspections/Building Permits
Marriage License
Court Cases
Court Payments
Sticker for Recycling Center
Bulk, Leaf & Brush, Recycling Pickup
Property Maintenance/Complaints
Senior Services
Manchester Citizen
Dog Licensing
Police Department
OPRA Request Form
JBMDL PFAS Information

We thank you for your interest in Manchester Township

Beautiful Parks, Lakes, and Preserved Open Space, our top notch municipal services and our vibrant and dynamic community makes Manchester a great place to live, work, and raise a family. That is why the June 2012 edition of Inside New Jersey, a monthly publication of the Star Ledger, rated Manchester Township as such a great place to retire in New Jersey. Manchester Township offers something for everyone!

The goal of our website is to provide you with information about our municipality. Here you can learn about the many departments we have and the services that we offer. This is the hub where you will find a vast amount of information about our local government at your convenience and your leisure.

If there is something that you cannot find, please feel free to contact us during normal business hours and we will be pleased to assist you with any questions. Also, please check back often as we update the site frequently

Here are some ways we can help you.

Municipal Information
Community Resources
Community Events

Celebrating National Library Week

Happy National Library Week! From April 7-13, 2024, we recognize the importance of libraries and the positive impact they have on our community. Mayor Rob Arace recently presented a Proclamation to Rachel Cantor of the Ocean County Library in appreciation of all the services our local libraries provide. Best of all, the Ocean County Library Manchester Branch is conveniently located by the Municipal Complex, so make sure to stop by and check out all they have to offer or visit their website at http://theoceancountylibrary.org/!

April 7th, 2024|
Manchester Township NJ

Shop Manchester


Your card, issued by the township of Manchester, will earn you

Property tax credits every time you shop in Manchester, whiting and

Lakehurst at participating businesses.


Photos courtesy of Manchester Township and local residents’ submissions.  Thank you

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