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NEWS & EVENTS

Proposed Pilgrim Pipeline
The Pilgrim Pipeline will be two pipelines carrying oil from upstate NY to the Bayway area in NJ. One pipeline will carry oil down to NJ and one will carry refined products back to upstate NY. Although a final route has not been determined, if the pipeline follows PSE&G and Spectra ROW’s as has been proposed, the pipeline could potentially cut through Chatham Borough.
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The Chatham Borough Police Department would like to Remind Drivers to Practice Cell Phone Safety while Driving
Effective July 1, 2014, the fines for talking or texting on a hand-held wireless communications device will increase. First time offenders will face a fine of at least $200. The fine associated with a second offense will increase to at least $400 and drivers who are caught a third time will face a fine of at least $600, a possible 90-day suspension of their driver's license and will be assessed (3) three motor vehicle penalty points.
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Watch Out for Chimney Inspections & Repair Scams
Chimney repair and chimney cleaning scams are on the rise in our area. Since most people know nothing about chimneys, this is a particularly easy way for scammers to cheat unsuspecting homeowners.
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Borough Hall Summer Hours
A reminder that Borough Hall Summer hours are in effect through September 5th. Borough Hall offices are open to the public Monday - Thursday, 8:00am until 4:00pm and Friday, 8:00am until 1:00pm. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable summer.

Suburban Disposal to provide garbage collection services for Chatham Borough
Suburban Disposal of Fairfield, NJ has begun providing garbage collection services for Chatham Borough as of Thursday, August 7th
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Mayor Harris' Annual Message (pdf)
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Special Needs Spartan Race September 6, 2014 for participants with Intellectual and or Developmental Disabilities (pdf)
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NJ Department of Transportation Route 24 and Route 287 Road Resurfacing Project
The NJDOT will begin paving portions of Routes 24 and 287 on August 1st. Several ramps to and from Route 287 and Route 24 will be milled and resurfaced and drainage structures will be repaired or installed within the project limits. The state road project is expected to continue through to October 10, 2014. All work is weather dependent and temporary night time lane closures are expected.
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Morris County Historic Sites Inventory - Fieldwork will be conducted in Chatham Borough throughout the spring and summer of 2014
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A Reminder to All Residents to take a Few Basic Precautions this Summer to Reduce the Potential of Encounters with Black Bears (pdf)
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Chatham Borough Police Department Crime Alert (pdf)
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Annual Water Quality Report for Chatham 2014 CCR (pdf)
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Mulch Site (pdf)
Mulch Site/Days/Hours of Operation for 2014 Starting Saturday, March 15, 2014 the site will be opened from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm each Saturday. Starting Wednesday, March 19th- the site is open to residents from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm each Wednesday.
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Hazardous Waste Collection (pdf)
For information on how to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), and on Morris County's plan to have a HHW Drop-Off at Chatham High School on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Click here.
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The Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1st!
NJ Office of Emergency Management are reminding New Jersey residents that the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1 and runs through November 30. Awareness, Preparedness, and Community Connections are Key to Hurricane Planning.
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New Jersey DEP News Release (pdf)
NJDEP Press Release concerning the appropriate handling of fertilizers and pesticides on lawns and gardens.
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Chatham Source Water Assessment Summary (pdf)
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Chatham Master Plan amendment ADOPTED (pdf)
The Planning Board has adopted an amendment to the Master Plan covering the industrial districts on the eastern end of Watchung Avenue, River Road and Commerce Street. Click here for more information on the exciting opportunities the amendment presents.
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Sergeant Zone Map
The Chatham Borough Police Department has established a community policing program that divides the town into zones and assigns a sergeant to each zone. Click here for more information on this innovative policing program.
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Affordable Housing Rehab Information (pdf)
Click here for information on programs that are available for the restoration and rehabilitation of buildings as well as other very important housing opportunities.
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What do you think?
We welcome your comments, suggestions and questions about the Borough's website. Please click below to share your thoughts.
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RECYCLING

Recycling changed in 2014
FRIDAY is the new Recycling Day
Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Ave., Saturdays 9-12 noon

  Recycling Curbside (pdf)
  Acceptable Material Sheet
 www.MCMUA.com

 Recycling How To (pdf)
  Recyclables End Use
 www.recommunity.com

RECYCLING PLASTICS

Please review the following information regarding
Bulky Rigid Plastic Recycling

Recycling Depot
ACCEPTED
Bulky Rigid Plastics
(pdf)
Recycling Depot
UNACCEPTABLE
Bulky Rigid Plastics
(pdf)

Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Ave., Saturdays 9-12noon

High Priority Information

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


Chatham Borough Memorial Park Pool
Registration is now open. 
Click here for more information.

Chatham Borough Tennis
Tennis Permit Registration is open weekdays at the Municipal Building.
Click here for more information.


Train Station Parking Lots North & South

2014 Daily Parking Rate
$5.50


Click here for more information on Parking
 


BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY 
ALL CHATHAM BOROUGH
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
QUESTIONS, PERMITS 
AND INSPECTIONS
WILL BE CARRIED OUT BY 
THE BOROUGH OF MADISON
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OFFICE
973-593-3064
Chatham_Madison@rosenet.org

50 Kings Road, Madison NJ
The Hartley Dodge Memorial Building 
Second Floor

ALL ZONING QUESTIONS, LAND DISTURBANCE PERMITS, TREE REMOVAL PERMITS, AND CCO REQUESTS WILL BE HANDLED BY THE OFFICE OF THE BOROUGH ENGINEER. 


FREE TREES!
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.


COMING UP!
Today:
Tue Sep 2
Trash Pickup Zone A & B
Wed Sep 3
Planning Board CANCELLED
Mulch Area 1pm - 4pm
Thu Sep 4
Bulk Pickup Zone A
Fri Sep 5
Bulk Pickup Zone B
Borough Hall closes at 1pm
Sat Sep 6
Farmers'Market 8am -1pm
Mulch Area 12pm - 4pm
Recycling Depot 9am - 12pm
Mon Sep 8
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue Sep 9
Recreation Committee
Wed Sep 10
Environmental Commission 8pm
Traffic Safety 6:45pm
Mulch Area 1pm - 4pm
Thu Sep 11
9-11 Memorial Ceremony
Board of Health 7pm
Sat Sep 13
Farmers'Market 8am -1pm
Mulch Area 12pm - 4pm
Recycling Depot 9am - 12pm
Mon Sep 15
Joint Meeting Finance & Operating Committee 7:30pm
Tue Sep 16
Shade Tree Commission 7:30pm
Historic Preservation Commission 7:30pm
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Borough of Chatham
54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928
973-635-0674     Hours: 8am to 4pm M-F