Welcome to Lafayette Township

The Township of Lafayette is located in rural Sussex County in the northwest corner of New Jersey. Lafayette is a small community comprising of 18.7 square miles and a population of approximately 2,400 residents. Lafayette Township was incorporated in 1845 and is the first town in the United States to be named after the Marquis de LaFayette.

News and Notices

Information on our annual bulk cleanup was published in the 2018 recycling calendar that was mailed to each residence in the beginning of the year. Please refer to the September page for more information.

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Notice
Open Burning Information

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