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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.

Spring Leaf Pickup

Fall Leaf Season Cleanup

It’s that time of year when the leaves change color and fall to the ground. Read up on the new leaf clean up guidelines via 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.

Look Up Your Property Taxes Online!

Can't find your property tax bill? Want to check on whether the mortgage company is escrowing enough?  The Borough of Essex Fells has announced a new service for residents...look up your property taxes online!  At the top of the website, on the scrolling images, there is a link to the new service in addition to having an image on the right hand side of the Home Page.

You can view it now here.

Very soon, you will also be able to look up your sewer and water bill as well.

2014 Fall Leaf Letter

To The Residents of Essex Fells:
It’s that time of year again, when the leaves change color and, unfortunately, fall to the ground.  As always, we are requesting your cooperation.  Please read the new leaf clean up guidelines.

Leaf Season
will commence on Monday, October 20th.  Please be aware that no leaves are to be put out prior to this date.  The Borough will conclude Leaf Pick-up on Friday, November 28thAny leaves put out after this date will not be picked up, and may result in a summons.

Read More

Flu & Pneumonia Vaccination Clinics

The West Orange Health Department announces Flu Vaccination Clinics in October for Essex Fells residents. Quadrivalent Vaccine offers added protection.

CLICK HERE for Clinic Information

CLICK HERE for Vaccine Information

Reminder: Permitted Construction Hours

Please be aware that construction is only allowed in the borough from:

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Sunday – Not Allowed
This does not apply to emergency situations.
Thank you for your cooperation.


Essex County Environmental Center Annouces New Programs

Joseph N. DiVencenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders invites you to participate in our upcoming programs at the Essex County Environmental Center.  There will be a live hawk and owl program with crafts held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  A Health and Wellness Workshop, Soil Science and a Movie Night...just to name a few!

For all programs, view link below or check the left side of the website for the link to the Essex County program flyer.

Essex Co. Environmental Center Fall 2014 Public Programs

The Essex County Environmental Center is situated in a wooded wetland habitat with access to the Passaic River which makes for an interesting and affordable site to book a naturalist-led field trip for school groups, scouts, and community groups. Book our state-of-the-art facility and nature setting for an educational birthday party, community event, or a corporate business outing. Take advantage of this County facility, stay local and explore the nature of Essex in your own “backyard!”

The center is located at 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland in Essex County West Essex Park and is a facility of the Essex County Park System. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Essex County West Essex Park is open to the public every day from dawn until dusk.

Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Click below for upcoming events.

For more information, please call 973-228-8776.

Essex County Parks Photography Contest

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. is inviting the public to participate in the Annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Photographic entries must highlight a visit to the historic Essex County Parks System. The free contest is open to the public and the deadline to submit entries is Wednesday, September 17th.

The photographs will be on display at the Essex County Environmental Center from Saturday, October 4th through Friday, October 31st. For contest rules and regulations, please contact the Environmental Center at 973-228-8776.

Riker Hill Art Park Open House

Essex Co. Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo  and the Board of Chosen Freeholders invite you to see Artists at Work during a Fine and Decorative Arts Open House and Sale at the River Hill Art Park, 284 Beaufort Ave., Livingston, on November 1st and 2nd, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is free event that is open to the public. For more information call (973) 268-3500 or visit