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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 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

NJ Top Towns

Essex Fells is One
of NJ's "Top Towns"

Essex Fells ranked favorably in New Jersey Monthly's annual list of the top towns in the state. Click the link below to see the full listing.

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.

Notice of Cancellation of Planning Board Meeting

Please be advised that the Planning Board Meeting scheduled for August 13, 2015 has been cancelled.

2015 Essex County Event

August at the Essex County Environmental Center
A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of August 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.


2015 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to visit the Essex County Park System and enjoy the 2015 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series. Upcoming events include the Old School Music Festival and Latino Festival, both in Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park.

PSE&G Offers Tips to Stay Cool & Safe as Heat & Humidity Rise

PSE&G offers simple ways you can stay cool and safe as temperatures and humidity rise during the season's third official heat wave.

We are also monitoring weather conditions and have additional personnel on hand to handle any power interruptions. Our call centers also have extra personnel on duty to speak with customers. And appliance service technicians stand ready to quickly respond to an influx of air conditioning repair calls.

3rd Quarter Tax Bills

The Due Date for the 2015 3rd Quarter Tax Bills is August 28th 2015

Let's Get Ready

Preparing for emergencies is something the whole family and community can do together! Help children remember important information, and create a family emergency kit and plan. These steps will go a long way in keeping children safe and secure. Please click the button below to see these helpful tips.

‘Family Nights’ & ‘Zoo-vies’ at Essex Co. Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to enjoy “Family Nights” and “Zoo-vies” at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this summer. For Family Nights, the zoo will have extended evening hours on Wednesday and Thursday nights from June through August and, for Zoo-vies, popular movies for children will be shown on the top floor of the new Zoo Parking Deck at night.

“Family Nights and Zoo-vies gives children and our families another opportunity to enjoy an evening under the stars at Turtle Back Zoo and our beautiful South Mountain Recreation Complex. Come to Turtle Back in the evening when the temperature gets cooler and our animals get more active, and then stay to watch a movie under the stars in the unique setting of our new parking garage,” DiVincenzo said. “These evening activities are sure to be fun for the whole family,” he noted.

Family Nights at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo will be on Wednesday and Thursday nights in June, July and August. Instead of closing at 4:30 p.m., the zoo will remain open until 8:30 p.m. with the last admission at 8 p.m. Families also can enjoy a night out for dinner with a variety of specials, including fried chicken, barbeque spare ribs and pizza, being offered in the air-conditioned Zoo Café. Family Nights will be held as follows:

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