Socialize With Essex Fells
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.

Essex Co. Environmental Center Winter 2014-2015 Public Programs

The Essex County Environmental 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.

Upcoming Events include:

GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING WORKSHOP -  Saturday, Dec. 6 - 11am-1pm


Sustainable Gingerbread Homes will be on display from Wednesday, December 10 through Friday, December 19. Prizes will be awarded in various categories. All entries must be registered by Saturday, Dec. 6; submitted by Monday, Dec. 8. Call the Environmental Center at 973.228.8776 to register or for more information.

GREEN GIFT MAKING WORKSHOP - Saturday, Dec.13 - noon-1:30pm
For children ages 7 through 12. Advance registration is required; call 973.228.8776. Fee: $7 per child


For children in kindergarten to 3rd grade. For more information, call 973.228.8776. Fee: $80 per child for all three days OR $30 per child per day

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

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

Holiday Candlelight Tours

Takes a guided tour during the holidays at Essex County Kip’s Castle Park, 22 Crestmont Rd., Verona, on Thursdays, December 4th, 11th, and 18th. There is a $5 entrance fee and registration is required. Tours begin at 7 p.m.

Space is limited. Please meet at the front door of the Castle building. Please note: Not all areas of the tour are handicap accessible.

Upcoming Programs 2014 - Essex Co. Environmental Center

Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders invite you to participate in our upcoming programs at the Essex County Environmental Center.

HORTICULTURE FOR SENIORS - Monday, Nov. 17 - 1-3pm
Meet in Garibaldi Hall. Advance registration is required one week prior to program; call 973.379.5488 or 973.731.0717. FREE
THANKSGIVING CENTERPIECE - Saturday, Nov. 22 - 10:15-11:45am
Advance registration is required; call 973.228.8776. Fee: $7 per child, $9 per adult

Adults and children ages 13 and older. Advance registration is required; call 973.228.8776. Fee: $25 per person

FALL HARVEST CAMPFIRE - Friday, Nov. 28 - 12-1:30pm OR 2:30-4pm
Advance registration is required; call 973.228.8776. Fee: $7 per child; $9 per adult

View Full Details and 2014 Fall Brochure Here

Essex Fells Receives a $150K Open Space Grant from Essex County

The Borough of Essex Fells received a $150,000.00 Open Space Grant from Essex County with the help of Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

Borough Engineer Frank Zichelli applied for the grant on behalf of the Mayor and Council and received $150,000.00.

Included in the grant is the installation of a new split rail fence to replace the old one currently there, as well as Back Stop Nets for the fields, and the installation of a hot water heater to allow for warm water in the Field House. 

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.