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Notice of Road Milling & Paving

September 30 through October 2 - Skyline Drive, Coventry Lane, North Terrace

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Register to Vote by October 13, 2020:  Should you wish to register to vote, change your address, or change your party affiliation, please complete and submit the New Jersey Voter Registration application ( ).  

How to Return Mail in Ballots:  by mail (postage is pre-paid), at an Essex County drop box (North Caldwell's drop box will be placed in front of Borough Hall), at the polling place on November 3 (hand it to a Board worker) or in person at the County Clerk's office.

Drop Box PSA:

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Active Registered Voter a VBM Ballot Ahead of the General Election

COVID-19 Testing available in North Caldwell

October 6, 2020 - 4:00 through 6:00pm

Borough Hall Parking Lot


Walker's Pond Restoration Starting Soon!

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As part of the Borough’s routine maintenance of its water distribution system, the North Caldwell Water Department will inspect fire hydrants and flush watermains between 7:00pm and 11:00pm from approximately September 9, 2020 through October 19, 2020.  Flushing watermains involves the systematic opening of fire hydrants and allowing them to flow for several minutes.  Residents may experience a slight discoloration of their water following flushing.  If this occurs, it is suggested that residents run their water until it clears.  The discoloration is temporary and presents no ill health effect, but may stain laundry.  Residents are therefore advised to be sure water is clear before washing clothes.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that leaves may be placed at curbside for collection in biodegradable bags for collection by the Department of Public Works.  Collection will begin on or about October 12, 2020.  Please do not place the bags in the street.  Branches and grass clippings are not accepted.

North Caldwell Resident and Eagle Scout Candidate Matt Altiero

raises awareness for NJ Sharing Network's organ donation efforts


STORM DEBRIS COLLECTION:  The trash collection service is still collecting branches and yard debris from the recent tropical storm. All yard debris that is prepared in compliance with Borough ordinance will be collected. Branches of no longer than 4 feet in length and no more than 6 inches in diameter must be bundled and tied. Smaller items may be bagged. All debris must be brought to the curb, but not placed in the street.

Attention North Caldwell Optimum Customers:

The Borough is aware of service issues being experienced by our Optimum customers. The Borough has been in touch with Optimum’s Area Director of Government Affairs and they have begun investigating their infrastructure. Additionally, a VIP service team has been assigned to North Caldwell to respond to this issue. A special online form has been established for North Caldwell residents to submit their complaints to this VIP team (link below). A member of Opimum’s VIP team will be in touch with you after your submission to follow-up on your complaint. Optimum will use the data received from the community to help diagnose the problem(s) and address any needs in their infrastructure to improve their service.



Under the Fair Housing Act and its Third Round Judgment of Compliance and Repose, the Borough is required to post a Midpoint Review Report.

Click to view the Midpoint Review Report.


North Caldwell & Essex Fells Shared Court will now hold Court by video (virtual Court) sessions pursuant to the Hon. Glenn A. Grant, J.A.D 2nd Omnibus Order dated Feb. 28, 2020. Regular in-person Court sessions will remain suspended until further notice.

If you have a matter that is scheduled with the Municipal Court of North Caldwell / Essex Fells or will like to view a Court session, please complete the registration form by Clicking Here. After registering you will receive an email confirmation with the instructions on how to access the Virtual Court session.

Anyone with questions or concerns about Virtual Court should contact the Court office prior to the scheduled session. Court Officials may be reached by calling 973-228-6420 or via email at 

We would like to thank you in advance for patience and understanding as we all adapt together to these new changes.

Please check the Ordinances tab to learn about introduced (pending) and adopted ordinances.  Note the amendment of Chapter 96 concerning the removal of trees adopted on April 14, 2020.


 * Annual Trash, Bulk, Recycling Schedule *

The annual flyer is available online here.

Copies are available at Borough Hall or mailed upon request

to or by phone at (973) 228-6410,

x-104 or x-121.


North Caldwell's current response rate is 80.6%

Census Takers Are Following Up with Nonresponding Households - Census takers begin interviewing households that have yet to respond to the 2020 Census.  The majority of census offices across the country will begin follow-up work on August 11.  All offices will conclude work no later than October 31.  Census takers will follow local public health guidelines when they visit.  Learn more at Census Takers In Your Neighborhood.

Please visit for more information.


Residents may now submit Trash Collection inquiries/reports ("missed garbage collection") through our new online portal.  Please complete the


Provide the location and type of trash collection (household trash, bulk, yard debris, etc).  The request form will be directed to the Trash Collection Company as well as to Borough Hall.  You will receive a confirmation of the submission and a response to your inquiry by email.

Residents may now pay WATER BILLS online.  Please find the "Online Water Utility Payments" option under the Quick Links menu to the left of the home page.  You can view your readings and bills and make a payment.  Water meter readings can also be entered online under the "Water Meter Submission" Quick Link.

Online payments for Taxes and Sewer Utilities are coming soon!

Information regarding the Affordable Housing opportunities currently available at the Hilltop in North Caldwell

can be found at

Essex County’s 2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) can be found at  


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The Code of the Borough of North Caldwell requires all Canvassers and Solicitors to honor “No Solicitor” signs posted by residents and shall immediately depart from premises so posted.  Residents may download and print a No Solicitor sign courtesy of the Borough of North Caldwell by following this link:

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