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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!

Citizen Self Service Portal

 Citizen Portal
The Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal is the web hub for all online services provided by the Township. This portal allows citizens to submit applications online, pay fees, check application results, search for open records, file a non-emergent police report, and offers an online Report a Problem portal for your convenience, available 24 hours a day.

NJ Plastic Bag Ban

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New Jersey Bans single-use bags and polystyrene foam containers.

For information on the ban please visit the NJDEP website.

We know that many residents use paper bags from food stores for their paper recycling. Paper recycling can also be tied in bundles, placed in a cardboard box, or placed in a hard reusable container. The container cannot be more than 35 gallons or weigh more than 50 pounds when full.

Plastic bags of any type cannot be used for paper, commingled or vegetative waste recycling.

Plastic bags for garbage collection is still permitted.

COVID-19 Ratepayer Relief Measures

Residential ratepayers experiencing economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for relief.

For more information please contact 973-694-1800 Ext. 3330, or click Continue Reading below.

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

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February 4, 2022

Wayne Township is pleased to offer first, second, third and booster COVID vaccinations to those eligible as per CDC guidelines. The following vaccinations are available: Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J. 

  • Wayne Township provides vaccinations on Wednesdays only.
  • Appointments are recommended and can be booked on the Township website before each clinic.
  • Walk-ins welcome but appointments are preferred.
  • For those receiving 2nd, 3rd or booster vaccinations - PLEASE BRING YOUR CDC VACCINATION CARD WITH YOU TO THE CLINIC.

Pet of the Week

This week's pet of the week is Fiona.

Wayne Animal Shelter
201 Pompton Plains Crossroads (Jackson Ave Extension)
Wayne, NJ 07470

U.S. Small Business Administration

Passaic County
The Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance is conducting  Federal disaster assistance outreach in Passaic County for those with damages caused by Hurricane Ida.

Special Needs Registry Form

The Wayne Police Department would like to better serve the members of the community who have Autism, Down Syndrome, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and/or other forms of Cognitive Impairment. To further assist this community, we are asking parents, guardians, and caretakers of these individuals to complete the attached Emergency Awareness Form.

Please click the 'Continue Reading' to view the form.

Wayne Township's Age-Friendly Initiative

AARP Livable Communities
Wayne for All Ages is a new task force created by Wayne Township’s Senior and Social Services Department to address resident concerns, initiate new age-friendly programs, and create ways to support people of all ages by improving their quality of life.

Please click the link below for more information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

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The Wayne Township Health Department, along with Wayne Township Office of Emergency Management, is monitoring this rapidly evolving situation closely. We are in regular contact with the Passaic County Health Department, NJ Department of Health (NJDOH), and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure that accurate and timely information is being provided. 

CDC and EPA Disinfection Guidance
Best Practices for Food Retail Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-up/Delivery Services

Your Tax Dollars At Work


With the Township only controlling 20% of our tax bills, our major responsibility is attempting to keep our tax base as stable as possible.  I am proud to commend our Township employees for continuing to do a fantastic job with a sleeker workforce!

Wayne Traffic Advisories

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

Finance Budget

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 the 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 introduced budget can be found on the Finance Documents page.

Emergency Notification System

emergencysystemEmergency Notification Registration

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!

Community ShareCam

Community ShareCam

“Neighbors helping Neighbors…Help the Police”

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

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