54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928     
973-635-0674       Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F     
Municipal Government
Living in Chatham
Mayor & Council
Contact Us
Administration Agendas & Minutes Boards & Commissions Calendars Departments Plans-Reports Budgets Contracts Annual Reports

Building Construction
Chatham Emergency Squad
Chatham Joint Recreation
Chatham Senior Center
Election Information
Explore Chatham
Farmers' Market
Flag Design Contest (pdf)
Fishawack Festival
Forms & Applications
Frequently Asked Questions
Library of the Chathams
Master Plan Update
Mulch Area
Pilgrim Pipeline
Pool - Parks - Tennis
School District
TV Schedule
White Lights

Pending Ordinances
Newly Adopted Ordinances
Borough Code Book
Annual Reports
Pay Solid Waste Bill Online
Pay Taxes Online
Pay Water-Sewer Bill Online
Announcement Archive
Borough Wikipedia Entry
Text Message Web Updates

Office of Emergency Management
Hurricane Preparedness
Jersey Central Power & Light Outage Information


Chatham Borough Board of Health President Honored (pdf)
The New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association presented its 2016 Board of Health Member of the Year Award (the Christopher Saccenti Award) to Lisa DeRosa, President, Chatham Board of Health, for exceptional service to public health.

NJ Register Ready OEM Special Needs Registry (pdf)
When a disaster strikes, Chatham Borough OEM wants to ensure that Borough residents with medical and access needs are identified so that help can be provided when time matters most. Sign up to NJ Register Ready.

Last Pick up of Bagged Leaves Will Take Place on December 13th (pdf)
The Borough's weekly leaf collection program has ended. Residents may bring leaves to the mulch site or bag them in leaf bags for curbside collection on Tuesday, December 13th.

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program
The Chatham Borough Police Department has been designated a Toys for Tots drop-off location. Residents may bring new, unwrapped toys to the police lobby November 1st through December 15th Monday – Friday during the hours of 8am – 3pm. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program distributes these toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

JCP&L Conducting Thermovision Inspections on its Distribution Lines and Circuits (pdf)
To help enhance service and maintain a strong electrical system, JCP&L is conducting thermovision inspections on its electrical distribution lines and circuits across northern and central New Jersey.

Chatham Borough Police Department Recognized by AAA Northeast for Excellence in Traffic Safety (pdf)
Congratulations to Traffic Officer Roy George for receiving the 2016 AAA Traffic Safety Leadership Award and to the Chatham Borough Police Department for receiving the AAA 2016 Traffic Safety Commendation Award.

Drought Warning Issued for 14 New Jersey Counties (pdf)
Low precipitation levels and deteriorating water-supply conditions, particularly storage levels in reservoirs, has prompted the NJDEP to place 14 counties, including Morris County, under a drought warning.

Tree Trimming and Vegetation Management Work to be Performed by PSE&G (pdf)
PSE&G has engaged Asplundh Tree Company to remove or prune overgrown trees and other vegetation on the rights-of-way of its electric transmission lines. Work will be performed this week, weather permitting.

Status Update on Pilgrim Pipeline (pdf)
Fifteen municipalities have joined together to create the Municipal Pipeline Group to ensure that the interests of the affected municipalities and their residents will be protected.

Affordable Housing Condominium Units Available for Sale in Chatham Borough (pdf)
Applicants must meet COAH income and household size eligibility. Preliminary Interest Applications are now being accepted.

Residents are Reminded Not to Post Signs or Posters on Utility Poles (pdf)
It's that time of year again when garage sales, outdoor advertising, and election campaigns are in full swing. JCP&L reminds residents that state law prohibits the posting of signs or outdoor advertising on utility poles.

Be Prepared for Potential Power Outages During Severe Storms (pdf)
Power outages are possible during severe weather. JCP&L reminds its customers to prepare for potential power outages before they happen.

The Congressional Award Program for Young Adults (pdf)
Congressman Frelinghuysen and Mayor Harris invite young men and women ages 14-23 to participate in the Congressional Award Program, America’s Award for Youth. Congress established the Congressional Award in 1979 to recognize initiative, service and achievement in young people. Information on the program, application and FAQ’s is provided.

FEMA Releases New Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Morris County (pdf)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Morris County. Once adopted, FIRMs will determine if flood insurance is required and the rates that property owners will pay to the National Flood Insurance Program. Morris County has launched a website to inform and assist municipal officials and property owners in their review of FEMA’s flood hazard maps.

Mayor's Annual Newsletter to Chatham Borough Residents and Taxpayers (pdf)
Mayor Bruce A Harris’ newsletter to Borough residents and taxpayers includes an overview of the 2016 municipal budget and highlights other information of interest.

Emerald Ash Borer: What Borough Homeowners Need to Know (pdf)
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a metallic green insect native to Asia that attacks and kills North American ash trees. Once ash trees become infested, the tree mortality rate is 99%. EAB was first detected in NJ in 2014 and has spread to multiple counties throughout our state. Learn more about how to address EAB on trees on your private property.

Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy (pdf)
The Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy is a five-day program providing high school students exposure to the field of public safety. The program will provide cadets with specially designed training and hands-on experience in the fields of police, fire, EMS, emergency management, and more. The program is open to all Morris County students who will be enrolled in Grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2016. The program is sponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders, and is completely free of charge to the cadets and their families.

Announcement Archives

What do you think?
We welcome your comments, suggestions and questions about the Borough's website. Please click below to share your thoughts.

High Priority Information

Sat Dec 10
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm Last Day Open
Mon Dec 12
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue Dec 13
Curbside Leaf Bag Pickup
Mayor's Wellness 8:30 pm
Recreation Committee
Farmers' Market Committee 7:30 pm
Wed Dec 14
Traffic Safety Committee 6:45 pm
Environmental Commission 8 pm
Fri Dec 16
Sat Dec 17
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mon Dec 19
Joint Meeting Finance & Operating Committee 7:30 pm
Tue Dec 20
Historic Preservation Commission 7:30 pm - CANCELLED
Library Board 7:30 pm
Wed Dec 21
Planning Board 7:30 pm
Thu Dec 22
Zoning Board 7:30 pm - RESCHEDULED MEETING
Fri Dec 23
Sat Dec 24
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Library closed
Santa Arrives at Fire House Plaza 2 pm

 Click here for all recycling

Click here to view the Monthly Safety Notices from the Chatham Police. 

Borough of Chatham
Pilgrim Pipeline Information

Train Station Parking Lots North & South

2016 Daily Parking Rate

Click here for more information on Parking

Would you like a tree planted in the Borough right of way in front of your home?  Click here to contact the Shade Tree Commission.


Borough of Chatham
54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928
973-635-0674     Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F