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Mayor Vergano

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!

37th Annual Health Fair

HealthFairWayne Township's 37th Annual Health Fair is Saturday, October 31, 2015
Sponsored by the Wayne Health Department and Chilton Medical Center.

Board of Adjustment Meeting location

Public Notice:  The Avalon Bay Board of Adjustment Application for property located at 150 Totowa Road is scheduled for continued public hearing on October 19, 2015 and will take place in Council Chambers commencing at 7:30 pm located in Town Hall, 475 Valley Road.


CDBG 2016 Action Plan

The Township of Wayne, located in Passaic County, New Jersey is a 26.6 square mile suburban community with over 50,000 residents. It first achieved direct entitlement status in fiscal year 1990. The township continues to provide varied housing opportunities as well as expanding opportunities for improvement in the quality of life for its residents. The use of Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) funding has been an important tool in meeting this goal.

Drought Watch

The State of New Jersey has issued a Drought Watch for the area including Wayne Township due to low rainfall amounts over the past few months.

Residents are asked to voluntarily conserve water by limiting their lawn sprinkling and other non-essential water usage.

Pet of The Week

This week’s petoftheweek-2015-09-30-15Pet of the Week is Faith. Faith would make a great companion for any family.

Wayne Animal Shelter
201 Pompton Plains Crossroads (Jackson Ave Extension)
Wayne, NJ 07470 973-694-0767
See our full adoption list.

Recycling and Solid Waste

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.

Emergency Notification System

ensEmergency Notification Registration

The Township maintains a notification system that already includes all land-line phone numbers, however we encourage the public to register their cell phone numbers, as well as text and email addresses.

Public TV and Emergency AM Radio

WayneAM1690Wayne Emergency Radio, AM 1690, broadcasts notifications of emergent situations affecting the Township. The system is a special low power broadcast approved by the FCC designed primarily for on-street or outdoor coverage. They system also monitors the National Weather Service and automatically re-broadcasts any weather related notifications in our area. Additionally, since the system is a special low power broadcast design for on street coverage, we also stream the broadcast on the Internet.

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 7:30am-3:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays