Department Of Public Works

Address: 41 Prospect Street , Palisades Park, NJ 07650
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
Telephone: (201) 585-4133 or (201) 585-4134
Fax: (201) 585-0242

Secretary to Public Works: Antoinette Fields
Waste Water Supervisor: Bruce Bonaventura

Permits Issued by the DPW:

Cutting of Trees in Public Right of Way:$25.00
Replacement of Sidewalks in Public Right of Way:$20.00 minimum (additional $20.00 for every $1,000 of work)

Garbage/Recycling: See Schedules for North & South

Bulk & White Goods: See Schedules for North & South

Confused About What Items To Recycle? Recyclable Items Chart

Grass, Weeds & Trees: All lawns, hedges, brushes and weeds of any kind shall trimmed and shall not be permitted to become overgrown, especially not to interfere with sidewalks, traffic, or street traffic and must not impair visibility to any Borough sign. Tree branches overhanging sidewalks must be kept at a height of 8′ and 13′ above the roadway.

Stormwater Solutions: See Flyer for Stormwater Solutions

Pet Waste Ordinance

Chapter 315: Sanitary Code
§ 315-25: Animal excreta; running at large.
www.ecode360.com/9265545

Wildlife Feeding Ordinance

Ordinance 2019-12

Litter Control Ordinance

Chapter 178: Littering
https://ecode360.com/9262870

Improper Disposal of Waste Ordinance

Chapter 153: Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse
Article I: Collection
https://ecode360.com/9261791

Containerized Yard Waste/Yard Waste Collection Program Ordinance

Chapter 153: Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse
Article I: Collection
https://ecode360.com/9261791

Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting Ordinance

Chapter 247: Sewers
Article VIII: Private Storm Drain Inlet Retrofitting
https://ecode360.com/28407864

Illicit Connection Ordinance

Chapter 247: Sewers
Article VI: Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewers
https://ecode360.com/9263742

Stormwater Control Ordinance

Chapter 167: Land Use and Development
Article XIX: Stormwater Control
https://ecode360.com/9262584