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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

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.

Wrap with Your Kids

Join the 15-Minute Child Break Parent Presentation and spend an hour learning how to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol. The presentation will be held on May 31, 2018 at Essex Fells Elementary School, 102 Hawthorne Rd., at 6:30 p.m.

Statistics show, children who have meals with adults at home are less likely to use drugs. In fact, by having just one meal a day with your child, you could decrease the likelihood that she’ll try marijuana by up to two-thirds.

For more information call the Essex Fells Police Department at 973-226-3723.

Essex County Paving Projects

Caldwell and Essex Fells: Runnymede Road from Westville Avenue in Caldwell to Roseland Avenue Essex Fells

Roseland: Roseland Avenue from Bloomfield Avenue to Eagle Rock Avenue.

Drug Take Back Day 2018

On Monday, April 16th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about the dangers of prescription and over the counter drug abuse. Drug Take Back Day will be held in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 16 permanent collection sites and four temporary collection sites at local municipal police departments throughout Essex County.

Let’s Go Fishing in Essex County!

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invite the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in seven locations in the Essex County Park System.

“Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy the historic Essex County Park System in a different and fun way. You’ll have a great time creating your own ‘big fish’ stories and spending some quality time with your friends and family in some of the most beautiful parks in the area,” DiVincenzo said. “I invite everyone to come out, cast their lines, Experience Essex and take a look at the improvements we are making to revitalize our parks,” he noted.

Sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be accompanied by an adult and bring their own fishing pole, bait, bucket and chair. Children are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles. Prizes in various age categories for catching the first and most fish will be awarded at the conclusion of each derby.

The fishing derbies will be held as follows:

Information on Mosquitos from Essex County

Please review the General Mosquito Question and Answer Sheet from the Essex County Division of Environmental Affairs.

13th Annual Earth Day Celebration at Essex County Environmental Center

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to the 13th Annual Earth Day Celebration at the Essex County Environmental Center. This free, family friendly event offers residents the opportunity to participate in hands-on educational games and activities, canoe trips, bird walks, environmental information booths, enjoy live nature-themed music and shop in an eco-market. It will be held as follows:

Date:   Saturday, April 28, 2018

Times: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place:  Essex County Environmental Center
            621B Eagle Rock Avenue
            Roseland, NJ

“Earth Day gives us a special time to appreciate our world and reminds us of the importance of keeping our air and water clean. I invite you to join us for a great day of crafts, learning, canoeing and fun. Working together we can help keep Essex County green,” DiVincenzo said. “We invite the public to come out, and learn how they can interact with nature and become better environmental stewards,” he added.

Guided Evening Tours of Essex County Kip’s Castle Park

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., announced that Essex County Kip's Castle will be opened during the evenings this spring for guided tours. The public is invited to experience the breathtaking views, beautiful grounds and amazing architecture of the 11-acre estate. The tours will be held as follows:

Dates: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
            Thursday, April 26, 2018
            Tuesday, May 1, 2018
            Thursday, May 3, 2018
            Tuesday, May 8, 2018
            Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time:  7 p.m.

Place: Essex County Kip’s Castle Park
                        22 Crestmont Road
                        Montclair, NJ

"Kip’s Castle is a unique landmark that gives us a rare glimpse into Essex County's past. It offers spectacular views of the County and of New York City," DiVincenzo said. "We welcome everyone to visit the Castle, learn about its history and experience the grounds in a new way through these guided evening tours," he added.

Light refreshments will be available. Admission is $8. Space is limited. For information, please call 973-433-7469. Registration is required.

Veterans Access Seminar

Join us for a Veterans Access Seminar on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in Council Chambers of the Montclair Municipal Building, 215 Claremont Ave., Montclair, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

There will be court access and legal support services for those who served in the military. Advanced registration is required. Contact Andrew Kafel 973-776-9300, ext 53063.


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