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Mayor Vergano

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Located in the heart of Passaic County, New Jersey, less than twenty miles from midtown New York City, Wayne Township offers its citizens and guests a balanced suburban community. From lake communities loaded with recreational facilities and museums, an excellent modern free public library, exceptional public school system and William Paterson University, one of New Jersey's state universities, to shopping and business centers, Wayne has something for everyone. Our site provides informational services about township departments and divisions, history, recreation and more!

Main Entrance Closed

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Beginning Friday, November 30th the main entrance into the municipal building will be closed for approximately six months due to a construction project. Anyone seeking to enter the municipal building must do so through the entrance to the Health Department located next to the Library. 




New Firearms Application Procedure

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The NJ Firearms application process is now an automated process. Applicants access has been placed online to streamline the process and to keep applicants informed of the progress of the application.


New Council Meeting Times

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Council meetings will no longer start at 8 pm. Starting February 20th meetings will start at 7:30 pm.


Junior Police Academy Accepting Applications

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This year’s Junior Police Academy will be held at Wayne Valley High School, located at 551 Valley Road. Enrollment will be restricted to 80 recruits. All applicants must be Wayne residents who are between the ages of 10 and 12. Applications will be accepted starting March 11, 2019.


U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors Concert

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The Jazz Ambassadors will present a free concert for Wayne Township on Thursday, March 21st at 7pm at Wayne Hills High School.

Wayne Stands up to Stigma

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Mayor Vergano and Wayne Township representatives have passed a resolution designating the municipality a Stigma‐Free Zone. 

Earned Income Tax Credit for Tax Year 2018

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ATTENTION TANF, GA and NJ SNAP recipients: The following resources are available for information regarding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), including updated amounts for the 2018 tax filing year.

Wayne Environmental Commission Seeking New Members

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White goods and scrap metals can be picked up by appointment!

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Pick-ups are scheduled weekly and are picked up Wednesday through Friday.

White Goods items consist of appliances:
Stove/Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, Washer, Dryer, Toaster Oven, Vacuum Cleaner, Refrigerator/Freezer (doors must be removed) Dehumidifier/Humidifier, Air Conditioner.

Scrap Metals are items that are made predominantly of metal: Cast Iron Sink, Exercise Equipment, Grill, Fire Pit, Metal Furniture, Bed Frames, Lawn Mower, Snow Blower (empty of gasoline/oil), Cabinet, Tools, Light Fixtures, Fencing, Basketball Hoop (separating plastic backboard/base from the metal)

PSA: Gift Card Scam

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The IRS, Law Enforcement, or other government agencies and utility companies will never ask you for gift cards as payment or as a form of posting bail for a family member. Please report any scams to the Wayne Police Department: 973-694-0600.

Tax Information

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The new 2018-2019 tax bills will be mailed out on August 3, 2018. The 3rd qtr will be due on August 31, 2018. Any payments received after August 31, 2018 will be late and charged interest. Any questions please call the Tax office at 973-694-1800 ext. 3330

Power & Utilities

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New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Clean Energy Program. Receive tax-free money to make energy related improvements for NJ Residents, Businesses & Government

Wayne Traffic Advisories

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Wayne announces its new Road Closure Web Portal, consolidating real time transportation and infrastructure information effecting Wayne into a one-stop resource for the public.

Healthy Times Newsletter

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New! Wayne Township's Healthy Times Newsletter 

Find information on a healthy immune system, habits to improve sleep and more.

Finance Budget

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Each year, Wayne Township prepares an annual budget that is approved by the Township Council and the State of New Jersey. This process starts when municipal department hands submit their budget proposals for review by the Business Administrator and the Finance Department.  After review and revision, the budget is introduced to the Township Council for approval. If approved by the Council, the budget is then submitted to the Division of Local Government Services in Trenton for its review and approval.

The Current 2018 Introduced Budget can be found under the Finance Documents

Community Revitalization

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In order to welcome the newest members of our corporate community we have established a page that will highlight the newest Development/Redevelopment taking place in our township.

Community ShareCam

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Community ShareCam

“Neighbors helping Neighbors…Help the Police”

By registering your home or business surveillance cameras you can help solve crimes within your Community.

Emergency Notification System

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Register for Wayne Township’s Emergency Notification System, which is capable of contacting all residents and businesses within minutes via phone, text, email, social media, and smartphone app!

Public TV and Emergency AM Radio

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Recycling and Solid Waste

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Wayne offers Recycling & Solid Waste Internet ePortal and SmartPhone Apps featuring a detailed Collection Calendar customized to your address. Search the ‘What Goes here?’ database for specific item type instructions. Keep track of upcoming Special Collection Events such as Hazardous Household Items, Prescription Disposal and even Confidential Document Shredding! Report a Waste Problem or Send Comments & Suggestions through the App.

Town Hall

475 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesdays open until 7:00 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays

Wayne DPW Complex

201 Dey Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 7:00am-3:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays