54 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928     
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Chatham Borough Public Works

Tony Torello - Public Works Director
Leo Pietorantuono - General Foreman
Stan Serbanica , Foreman - Public Property and Roads Division  
Don Urenovich , Chief Mechanic - Fleet Maintenance Division  
Peter Atkinson , Foreman  - Utilities Division  

446 Main St, Chatham, NJ 07928
Main Number: 973-635-5242  
Email: publicworks@chathamborough.org

Who do I call for missed trash collection?    Suburban Disposal 973-227-7020

Who do I call for missed recycling collection?  Morris County MUA 973-659-3490

Due to current water restrictions, the Borough is asking all residents, tenants and businesses of the Borough to observe water use restrictions as follows:

(1) Outdoor use for lawn, garden, shrub, and any other vegetation watering, car and any other mobile equipment washing, and washing of driveways, sidewalks, buildings and equipment shall be restricted to alternate days, with usage allowed on even-numbered days for those residents or businesses whose dwelling, building or box number are even and on odd-numbered days for those residents or businesses whose dwelling, building or box number are odd. There shall be no such outdoor water usage on the 31st day of any month.

(2) Watering of lawns, gardens, shrubs and other vegetation shall be restricted to the hours from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


The mulch site is located behind the Milton Avenue School and is open to residents on Wednesdays and Saturdays from the 1st week of March until the 1st week of December.

Operating hours for Wednesdays: 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Operating hours for Saturdays:  12:00pm to 4:00pm.

During the fall months, the mulch site opens Monday through Friday to serve landscapers and residents who wish to drop off leaves.

Operating hours in the fall months are Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Wood is available and free for residents; no power tools are allowed at the mulch site.

Wood and leaf mulch is available for delivery; $30 for 2.5 yards and $50 for 5 yards. Please call 973-635-5242 to set up your delivery.


Borough of Chatham Water Utility For the Year 2021, Results from the Year 2020

Who maintains the shade trees by the roadside?   The Borough maintains a public right of way, which may vary from street to street but averages usually ten (10) feet from the center point of the roadway.  The Department of Public Works maintains all trees in the public right of way.





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