Florence Township is governed under the provisions of the Mayor-Council Plan F of the Faulkner Act, Chapter 210 of the 1971 laws of the State of New Jersey as amended (N.J.S.A. 40:69A-1, et seq.).
Under this form of government the voters elect a Mayor for a four year term and two Council members At-Large and three Council members from three wards for over-lapping terms of four years. The legislative power is vested in the Council and the Executive power is vested in the Mayor. The Mayor appoints a professionally qualified Business Administrator with the advice and consent of Council.
For further detail, please see the Township Code Book