Hours of Operation

The Hamilton Township Municipal Government provides services through various Departments, Divisions and Offices with the following schedule during weekdays (excluding holidays).

Important Notice

All hours are subject to change; please call ahead to confirm hours.


  • Call 911 for any police, fire or public safety emergencies 24 hours a day.
  • HAMStat Call Center Operates from 8 am to 4 pm
  • Representatives are available for non-emergency phone calls at 609-586-0311 (or Submit a Service Request Online 24 Hours a Day)
  • Department of Public Works Operates from 7:30 am to 4 pm
  • Division of Recreation Operates from 8 am to 4 pm
  • Division of Senior and Veterans Services Operates from 8:30 am to 4 pm
    • (Please Note: Senior Center is open until 7 pm on Thursdays)

Departments & Divisions Operating From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Administration including Budget, Personnel, Purchasing, Technology
  • Clerk's Office
  • Community and Economic Development including Engineering, Housing Authority (HUD), Land Use, Planning, Zoning Enforcement
  • Finance including Tax Assessment, Tax and Sewer Utility Collection
  • Health (Please Note: Some services end at 4 pm)
  • Law (Please Note: This Department does not provide legal advice to the public)
  • Mayor's Office

Other Departments & Divisions Operating Schedules

  • Animal Control and Adoption Shelter
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
    • Thursday: 10:30 am to 7 pm
    • Sunday: Closed
  • Ecological Facility
    • Monday through Saturday: 8 am to 3:30 pm
    • Sunday: Closed
    • Please Note: Ecological Facility offers spring/summer extended hours on Wednesdays until 6:30 pm (April through September) and the schedule is weather sensitive and subject to change
  •  Housing Inspections and Landlord Compliance
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 am to 4:15 pm
    • Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Library
    • Monday through Thursday: 9 am to 8:30 pm
    • Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
    • Sunday: Closed
    • Visit the Library website to confirm hours

Departments & Divisions Operating via Appointment Only

Township Historical Sites

  • Abbott House: Public Tours are held on Saturdays and Sundays seasonally from March through December; noon to 4:30 pm (Closed Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving weekend). Call 609-585-1686 to confirm schedule
  • Camp Olden Civil War and Native American Museum: Public tours are by appointment only. Visit the Museum website for more information

Departments & Divisions Operating 24 Hours a Day

  • Police Division
  • Fire Division
  • Water Pollution Control

Neighborhood Civic Centers