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Taxes, Water and Sewer

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 mayor@essexfellsboro.com. Provide your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, branch and years of service, and rank.

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling
Information

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.

Clean-Up

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

Buy a Paver and Support Essex Fells

Buy a Brick
Support Our Youth

The Essex Fells Recreation Foundation invites you to participate in the Buy a Brick Program!

When you purchase a personalized brick that will line the entrance to the new Fieldhouse at the Recreation complex, you are supporting the development of the youth in our community.

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.

Water Costs Money - Don’t Waste It!

An Advisory Message to Residents:

A dripping faucet or fixture can waste up to three gallons a day - a total of 1,095 gallons a year. Please review the information below.

2016 Memorial Day Picnic

The Essex Fells Fire Company is Hosting their Annual Memorial Day Picnic for Essex Fells Residents on Monday, May 30th, 2016 following the Memorial Day Parade.

PSE&G Prepared for 2016 Summer Electric Demand

Summer will be here soon, and Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility has made significant infrastructure investments that are in service for the first time this year, ensuring the utility is better prepared than ever to meet customer demand for safe, reliable electricity this summer.
 
“PSE&G customers are benefiting from the $2.7 billion in electric and gas investments the utility made last year,” said John Latka, senior vice president of electric and gas operations at PSE&G. “Equipment has been replaced, facilities upgraded and additional redundancies added system-wide in order to maintain reliability."

Memorial Day Ceremony

The Borough of Essex Fells will host their Memorial Day Ceremony in front of Borough Hall, 255 Roseland Ave., on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.

New Jersey Family Names Essex Fells Among Best Towns for Families 2016


Photo by New Jersey Family

On March 24, 2016, New Jersey Family, the essential source for New Jersey parents, announced New Jersey’s Best Towns for Families 2016. The list ranks New Jersey towns based on important family livability factors such as school quality, affordability, diversity and crime rates. Oradell, located in Bergen County, tops this year’s list of more than 500 towns.

The Borough of Essex Fells Ranked Among Top 20

Essex Fells is Looking for Military Veterans

The Borough is assembling a roster of the town’s veterans in order to contact  them regarding upcoming events and rightfully acknowledge their service and sacrifice to the nation.

Those interested should contact Mayor Ed Abbot at mayor@essexfellsboro.com with their information.

The e-mail should contain the veteran’s name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, branch of service, years of service and rank.

Attention Residents: Reminder to Lock Your Car Doors After Recent Break-Ins

The Essex Fells Police Department would like to remind residents to always lock their car doors due 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 iPads and other personal electronic devices. As always please call the Police Department to report any suspicious activity at (973) 226-3000. For emergencies please Dial 9-1-1.

Essex Fells Water Department News

The Essex Fells Water Department started in 1893, when the developers of Essex Fells were committed to having an adequate supply of good water for its residents. In August of 1920, the Borough of Essex Fells purchased the water system from the developer, which consisted back then of 6 wells, and a 1.75 million gallon open reservoir. Today, The Essex Fells Water Department has 16 wells, with 3 water storage tanks, totaling 2.8 million gallons, various interconnections, booster pumping stations, and transmission and distribution facilities a treatment facility and a main pumping station. We supply drinking water not only the customers of Essex Fells, but supply the towns of Roseland, Caldwell, North Caldwell, and the Hilltop portion of Verona with drinking water.

The Water Department is a 7 day a week operation with three full time employees sharing rotating shifts to maintain and operate its facilities. We are tasked with various duties that include:

•    Maintaining and repairs of well pumps
•    Maintaining and repairs of water storage facilities
•    Maintaining and repairs to water mains
•    Maintaining and repairs to fire hydrants
•    Maintaining and repair of residential water meters
•    Reading of residential water meters for billing
•    Water sampling in accordance with NJDEP standards

The Water Department every year undergoes various Capital Projects to upgrade and improve the Water system, from replacing residential meters, to replacing water mains, and wells.

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