ROAD CLOSURES: Avoid North Mountain Ave and Upper Mountain Ave from Watchung Ave to Berkeley Pl. CAUSE: There is a Water Main Break on Upper Mountain Ave., and it is flooding the area and North Mountain Ave as well.
Township departments, offices and divisions are cited below.
If you have questions regarding whom to contact, please call the Municipal Clerk's office at 973-509-4900 and someone will assist you.
The Township has 785 affordable housing units, created through a variety of programs. Opportunities exist to rent or purchase an affordable unit in Montclair.
Animal Control Officers (ACOs) are available to residents 24/7/365. They capture injured/sick animals, investigate dog bite incidents, enforce state and local pet licensing laws, and more.
The Montclair Township Animal Shelter offers adoptable animals to the public by matching homeless cats and dogs with responsible and loving families.
Certain permits and inspections are required before making certain changes to your house. All building permit information can be accessed here.
Focuses on ensuring and improving the quality of life of all Montclair residents through enforcement of related provisions with the Code of the Township of Montclair, Essex County rules and regulations, and NJ Statewide requirements.
Responsible for streets, public property and parks, refuse collection and recycling, shade tree maintenance, snow and leaf removal, and all community infrastructure except parking, water, and sanitary sewer utilities.
Contact information for emergency.
Responsible for design and construction management for certain capital improvements to township streets (curbs, paving and drainage/storm sewers) and parks.
Responsible for municipal accounting, budgeting and financial controls, tax assessments, water bureau and sewer utility billing, tax collections, purchasing, property assessment.
Emergency response agency that provided fire protection, emergency medical care, and other critical public safety services to residents and visitors.
Offers services and programs to help prevent spread of disease; holds vaccination clinics; protects the community against environmental hazards and food-borne outbreaks; provides health screenings, programs, and health education.
Responsible for workplace policies and procedures, Affirmative Action, EEOC concerns, posting job opportunities.
Advises Council, Manager and departments on legal matters, writes proposed ordinances and resolutions, reviews and provides contracts, and represents the Township in litigation.
Schedules cases for hearings, accepts bail, and maintains records of criminal and traffic tickets for attorneys, defendants, residents, and the general public.
The Office of Information Technology is responsible the administration for all municipal department information technology core services, TV34 Station, and maintenance based systems.
The Office of Sustainability works tirelessly to implement strategies that increase awareness of environmental issues as well as provide avenues for cost-saving alternatives to energy and waste management for Montclair residents.
The office of the Township Clerk is historical in its traditions, serving as a direct link between residents and their local government since Biblical times.
Responsible for municipal parking lots and decks, including metered parking; parking permits, parking fines.
Responsible for all matters concerning planning, zoning, redevelopment and community development administration in the Township.
Municipal law enforcement agency whose primary purpose is to uphold local, county and state laws, investigate local crimes, provide public safety service to the community.
Provides year-round recreational, athletic and cultural programs for all ages and abilities. Programs encourage healthful and active lifestyles, provide opportunities for learning and enrichment, and foster a sense of community.
Rent Control provides answers to frequently asked questions about the rent control ordinance, a printable Tenants' Rights Statement, and the various forms for landlords and tenants to submit as required by the ordinance.
Provides events and classes related to health and education, art and recreation, wellness, socialization and support, and general information for Montclair’s older residents.
Government Television Access Channel which provides community related programming, coverage of township public meetings, and public announcements for government, educational and non-profit organizations.
Provide customers with a safe, clean supply of drinking water and sanitary sewer disposal services at the lowest possible cost.