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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!

Citizen Self-Service Portal

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The new Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal is the web hub for all online services provided by the Township. This new service allows citizens to submit applications online, pay fees, check application results, search for open records, and much more. 

2020 General Election Voting Updates

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On August 14, 2020, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy signed Executive Order No. 177 which requires a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 3, 2020 General Election be mailed to every active, registered voter. This Executive Order aims to ensure voters preserve their constitutional right to vote while upholding the priority of public health during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Coronavirus Updates

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COVID-19 Update from Mayor Chris Vergano:

The State of New Jersey has advised us that they have zero new COVID-19 deaths to report for today for Wayne Township. Unfortunately, we have lost 197 residents to this pandemic. Our condolences go out to the families of all the precious residents that we have lost.

I can also report that we have 3 positive test results from today's report. Our total positive number is now at 1641. The State of New Jersey also has informed us that 7,097 people from Wayne that were tested, tested negative. We need to continue our social distancing.

Our new positive cases for today include 3 females ages 28, 25 and 48.

United States Census 2020

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Wayne Township would like to encourage our citizens to complete the Census 2020, questionnaire. The deadline is September 30th, 2020. For more information, click the 'Continue Reading.'

Wayne Township Flu Clinic

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Flu clinics will take place at the Wayne Health Department, 475 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ. An appointment is required. To register for a clinic please click the Continue Reading and use the keyword search "FLU"

To see full list of dates and times click the link to the flyer here


Water Hydrant Flushing Program

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Please be advised that Hydrant Flushing will begin starting Sunday, September 13th, and running approximately 4 – 6 weeks.  Flushing of the water mains will take place during the hours of 11:00 pm until 7:00 am Sunday night to Friday morning.

Wayne Environmental Commission Virtual Group Meeting

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The Wayne Environmental Commission Group meets at 7:30 pm once a month from now through January. All meetings will be held on Zoom and are open to the public. Please click the 'Continue Reading' for instructions on how to participate.

Message from The Wayne Township Health Department

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Please be advised: The Harmful Algal Bloom index for Pompton Lakes is at an Advisory level.

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.

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

Announcements from the Division of Revenue

logoPlease be advised that the Township has started to send out Estimated 3rd qtr bills that will be due August 1st-10th.

While this bill is an estimate it still has the same status as a regular tax bill and may be paid without interest until 8/10/2020. After 8/10/2020, interest will revert back to 8/1/2020. Once we receive a Tax Rate from the County, hopefully in September, we will be mailing an actual bill for 4th 2020, 1st, and 2nd of 2021. Any questions please call our office at 973-694-1800 ext 3330.

Affordable Housing Public Information

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On February 26, 2020, the Wayne Township Mt. Laurel Committee held a public presentation regarding the status of the Township’s efforts to settle its state-mandated affordable housing obligation.

The Video on Demand of the Information Hearing can be found here. For more information continue reading. 

Rep. Sherrill Office Hours at Town Hall

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Representative Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey's 11th Congressional District will now be offering Satellite Office Hours with The Casework Team at Town Hall every other Wednesday starting August 7th. 

Wayne Traffic Advisories

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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.

Your Tax Dollars At Work

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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!

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 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 2019 Introduced Budget can be found under the Finance Documents

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!

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.

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