Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


54 Fairmount Avenue 
Chatham, NJ

Public Works

Hours & Contact

Main Number: 973-635-5242
Address: 446 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928

Tony Torello - Public Works Director, Clean Communities Coordinator
Leo Pietorantuono - General Foreman
Peter Atkinson, Foreman - Utilities Division
Tom Paris, Foreman - Public Property and Roads Division
Vito Milano, Chief Mechanic - Fleet Maintenance Division
Kevin Loria, CRP, Recycling Coordinator
Dana Wotanowski - Administrative Assistant



Public Works Information

CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP will be January 3rd and January 10.

Water restrictions currently in place. Residents can only use water outside on odd / even dates according to address of your home, watering lawns, gardens and vegetation between the hours of 6am to 9am and 6pm and 9pm. All water restrictions are enforced by the Chatham Borough Police.

All water restrictions are enforced by the Chatham Borough Police.

 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

 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.

2022 Leaf Collection

The Department of Public Works will be collecting leaves at the curb weekly throughout the borough using the vacuum method from October 17th through November 28th.   Please do not place leaves at the curb after Sunday November 28th. The final curbside collection of leaves will take place the week of Monday, November 29th. Once the vacuum crews have passed your house they will not return for the season.

Mulch Site 

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.

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.

Trash & Recycling Calendar

27 Jan
Curbside Recycling
Date 01.27.2023
28 Jan
Recycling Depot
01.28.2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3 Feb
3 Feb
Route B Bulk Pickup
4 Feb
Recycling Depot
02.04.2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm