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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

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.

One Way Sign?

This sign has caused a lot of discussion over the past assured that residents may disregard the one way ordinance on Wootton while the roadways around the green are closed for the Fire Department Memorial Day picnic.


PSE&G Prepared for This Week’s Hot Weather

Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, is monitoring weather conditions and has additional personnel on hand to handle any power interruptions as a result of the high temperatures. The utility’s call centers also have extra personnel on duty to speak with customers, and additional appliance service technicians are scheduled to assist with air conditioner repairs.

“Usually we see a more gradual rise in temperature heading into the summer months,” said Joe Forline, vice president of gas operations and appliance service at PSE&G. “This year, with the sudden spike, we expect a high volume of calls to service air conditioning units over the next several days, and have increased the number of service technicians to respond to the additional repairs.”

To report power outages or downed wires, call PSE&G’s Customer Service line at 1-800-436-PSEG.  Also, customers can report outages online by logging into My Account at or by texting “OUT” to 4PSEG (47734). The utility’s mobile-friendly website includes an “Outage Map” that is updated every 15 minutes and displays the location and status of power outages in PSE&G’s service area.

If experiencing difficulties with air conditioning units or other appliances, PSE&G customers can call 1-800-436-PSEG (7734) or go to to register their account and schedule WorryFree Repair Services online.

Read about 10 easy ways to stay cool, reduce energy use and control costs at PSEG blog, Energize!

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


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