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

Building Construction
Chatham Emergency Squad
Chatham Joint Recreation
Chatham Senior Center
Document Center
Election Information
Explore Chatham
Farmers' Market
Frequently Asked Questions
Library of the Chathams
Master Plan Update
Mulch Area
Pool - Parks - Tennis
School District
TV Schedule
White Lights

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

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


11th Congressional District Service Academy Night to be Held on May 2nd (pdf)
Congressman Frelinghuysen invites all high school students, parents and guidance counselors to attend his annual 11th Congressional District Service Academy Night at West Essex Regional High School on Monday, May 2nd, from 7pm to 9pm, to meet representatives and Cadets from the United States Military, Naval, Air Force, Merchant Marine and Coast Guard Academies. This is an opportunity to learn more about the educational programs offered at each institution and the academy nomination process.

Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for May 2nd through May 23rd (pdf)
Each year the Chatham Borough DPW Utilities Division flushes the water mains in the Borough’s distribution system by opening hydrants. This is an essential part of our system maintenance program, which helps us to continue to provide high quality water service.

Chatham Borough Planning Board Master Plan Update Online Survey (pdf)
ATTENTION CHATHAM BOROUGH RESIDENTS: The Chatham Borough Planning Board invites you to complete an online survey for input on Chatham Borough's Master Plan update. The survey will be available until May 15th. The Borough's Planning Board greatly appreciates everyone’s feedback.

Volunteers Needed for SPRING CLEAN 2016 on Saturday May 7th, 8:00am–1:00pm. Event T-shirt for the First 300 to Register (pdf)
The Borough's 4th annual “Spring Clean” is an opportunity for residents and groups to work together to clean our green spaces, remove litter, replenish mulch and showcase our beautiful downtown area. Consider volunteering on Saturday, May 7th between 8am and 1pm. Rain or shine. First 300 volunteers to pre-register will receive a “Spring Clean 2016” t-shirt.

Fishawack Festival Scheduled for June 11th. Save the Date (pdf)
This year's Fishawack Festival, an annual Chatham favorite event, will be held on Saturday, June 11th. There will be activities for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to save the date! For local businesses and vendors interested in participating, please visit our Document Center listed under "Quick Links" for applications and information.

2016 Memorial Park Pool Registration (pdf)
Registration for the 2016 Memorial Park Pool season has started. The Memorial Park Pool, located on North Passaic Avenue, opens on Memorial Day. Membership is open to Chatham Borough and Chatham Township residents. See the attached flyer for more information and how to register on-line, by mail, or in person.

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.

Call Before You Dig (pdf)
Before beginning projects that involve digging, dial 811 to locate underground electric, gas or other utility lines. Know what's below - Call before your dig.

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (pdf)
The Borough of Chatham Water Department routinely samples and tests for over 80 possible contaminants in our water supply. Our goal is to provide our valued customers with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Everyone can help ensure we maintain a clean water supply by disposing of household cleaners, motor oil, and paint properly and limiting the use of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides.

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.

Congressional Award Program for Young Adults
Congressman Frelinghuysen and Mayor Harris invite all young people ages 14-23 to participate in the Congressional Award Program. The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Program participants move at their own pace and it accommodates young people with special needs or disabilities who are willing to take the challenge.

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

Wed May 4
Planning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu May 5
Route A Bulk Pickup
Fri May 6
Route B Bulk Pickup
Sat May 7
SPRING CLEAN 2016 8 am to 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Mon May 9
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue May 10
Mayor’s Wellness 8:30 am
Recreation Committee
Farmers' Market Committee 7:30 pm
Wed May 11
Environmental Commission 8 pm
Traffic Safety 6:45 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu May 12
Board of Health 7 pm
Fri May 13
Sat May 14
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Mon May 16
Joint Meeting Finance & Operating Committee 7:30 pm
Tue May 17
Shade Tree 7:30 pm
Historic Preservation Commission 7:30 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