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Look Up Your Property
Taxes Online

Borough Residents wishing to view their Property Taxcharges please click the link below.

Calling All Veterans

Register with the Mayor for upcoming Veteran's events by emailing Provide your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, branch and years of service, and rank.

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage disposal is the responsibility of the resident and they must contract with a private waste hauler for pickup. Residents can bring their recycling to the Recycling Center. Please check the link below for information.


Prepare Before
Clean-up & Repair

When working on home and/or business repair be sure to both protect yourself when cleaning mold and beware of asbestos. Get further info via the flyer provided below.

Dumpster and POD Permits Required

Dumpster and POD
Permits Required

Essex County Division of Senior Services

Essex County Division
of Senior Services

This Division offers a wide range of services to Essex County Senior Citizens, such as adult day care centers and basic transportation services.

For more information, please call the Division of Senior Services at...
(973) 395-8375

Car Theft Advisory

Residents Urged to Lock Car Doors After Recent Break-Ins

The Essex Fells Police Department would like to remind residents to always lock their car doors to recent car burglaries and vehicle thefts in the area. The vehicles that were entered were left unlocked.

Residents are also reminded to remove any valuable items inside their vehicles such as GPS units, iPods and other electronic devices. As always please call us to report any suspicious activity.

1st Quarter Water Bills Due May 17th

1st Quarter Residential Water Bills are due May 17th, 2019.

April 2019 Programs at the Essex County Environmental Center

A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of April that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children and adults to visit the Environmental Center where they can enjoy an enriching recreational experience through nature and conservation activities.

“Our Environmental Center has become the premiere location for environmental education and nature appreciation. With the help of our partner groups, our dynamic schedule of events and activities will captivate all ages,” DiVincenzo said. “Walk in our woods, discover habitats, get pointers on gardening, learn about nature photography and much more. It’s all about nature and it’s all at our Environmental Center,” he added.

Events scheduled for April are as follows:

2019 Spring Leaf Letter

To the Residents of Essex Fells:

It is that time again, Spring Leaf pickup, begins the end of April.  Please check our website or contact Borough Hall (973-226-3400) for exact dates.

Our leaf collecting equipment will pick up leaves and brush throughout the Borough. 

Please remember:

4th Quarter 2019 Taxes Due

Attention: 4th Quarter Taxes for 2019 are due on May 1, 2019

Summer Camp Application 2019

Applications for the Summer Recreation Program 2019 at Essex Fells Elementary School are now available. The summer program, which is for children ages 3 through 6th grade, will run tentatively from July 1 to August 2, 2019 - Mondays through Fridays from 9am to noon. Note: We will be closed July 4th and 5th.

Cost of the program will be $475 per child; Payable To Essex Fells Recreation Department -  No Partial Payments/Fee Non-Refundable. **Registration due by May 18th. 

Please fill out all information asked for and send in as soon as possible. For questions, please contact Lauren Lombardy at or

Essex County Environmental Center Public Programming - Spring 2019

Take a look ahead at our upcoming programs:

Upcoming Nature Camps

Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive
And the Board of Chosen Freeholders
Invite Children to Participate in
Nature Explorers Spring Camp
For children in grades 1 through 5.
Tuesday, April 16; Wednesday, April 17; Thursday, April 18 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 23; Wednesday, April 24; Thursday, April 25
Advance registration and payment are required.
Fees: $140 per child for all 3 days OR $60 per child/per day
Click HERE for Registration Information or Call 973.228.8776
Nature Explorers Summer Camp
For children entering grades Pre-K through 4.
Advance registration and payment are required.
July 8-12 “Summertime Safari” (PK to K) $160 per week per child. 12:30 to 3:30pm M-F
July 15-19 “Common Senses” (PK to K) $160 per week per child. 12:30 to 3:30pm M-F
July 22-26 “Native American Living” (1st to 2nd) $180 per week per child. 12:30 to 4:30pm M-F
July 29-Aug 2 “Wild Art” (1st to 2nd) $180 per week per child. 12:30 to 4:30pm M-F
August 5-9 “Survivor” (3rd to 4th) $200 per week per child. 12:30 to 4:30pm M-F
August 12-16 “Fierce Fliers” (3rd to 4th) $200 per week per child. 12:30 to 4:30pm M-F
Registration Information or Call 973.228.8776

Recycling Center Important News

The Essex Fells Recycling Center has just been notified, by our Hauler, that effective immediately, they will no longer be accepting Electronics.

Essex County does offer an Electronics Recycling Day twice a year, in May and September, please check our borough website for details, when they become available from the County.

Any question please contact Borough Hall at 973-226-3400.

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