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Spring Night Court 2024

Surrogate Judge Zoila Cassanova, Esq. is pleased to announce our Night Court schedule for Spring 2024.

2024 High School Voter Registration Week

From April 14 through April 20, 2024, an increased statewide focus is directed towards ensuring high school students are aware of the importance of their voices being heard through their vote.

201 Dey Road – Operations, Water and Sewer, and Recycling Center
205 Dey Road – Water Pollution Control Facility
205A Dey Road – Parks and Forestry
475 Valley Road – Engineering, Construction Code, and Recycling and Solid Waste Divisions

Director of Public Works
Heather Vitz-Del Rio
973-694-1800 x 3219

The Department of Public Works is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Township’s extensive municipal infrastructure including roadways, traffic signals, street signage, storm drainage, snow removal, sanitary sewers, sewer treatment and drinking water supply and distribution. There are over 960 local Township streets, comprising more than 200 miles of infrastructure. The Department also administers the solid waste and recycling curb side collection and the Recycling Center. These divisions are located at the Department of Public Works facility at 201 Dey Road.

The Department of Public Works also includes the Engineering and Construction Code Divisions located at Town Hall at 475 Valley Road. The Engineering Division administers and provides technical support for infrastructure improvement projects such as the annual paving program and annual sidewalk replacement program and reviews subdivision, developments and other permit applications within the Township. The Construction Code Division issues all building permits within the Township and performs inspections in accordance with the Uniform Construction Code. The Recycling and Solid Waste administration is also at 475 Valley Road.