Township of Chatham

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Main Number (973) 635-4600
Police - Non-Emergency (973) 377-0100
INFORMATION - TOPIC
DEPARTMENT
PHONE
Abandoned Cars on Street
Police
973-377-0100
Abandoned Structures
Police
973-377-0100
Accident Reports
Police
973-377-0100
Accounts Payable
Finance
973-635-4600
Additions - New
Construction
973-635-3202
Additions - Inspections
Construction
973-635-3202
Alarm Registration
Police
973-377-0100
Animal Control (Dead or Stray)
Animal Control - Police
973-377-0100
Landlord Registration
Township Clerk
973-635-3209
Appliance Pickup
Chatham Disposal Company – if  a Customer
973-379-1268
Birth Certificates
Issued in Town Where Born
TBD
Block & Lot Information
Tax Assessor
973-635-3207
Board of Public Utilities
800-624-0241     
Building Permits
Construction
973-635-3202
Building Plan Copies
Construction
973-635-3202
Business Licenses – Including Home Offices
Zoning - Planning
973-635-3204
Cable TV Providers
Comcast
Verizon FiOS
800-934-6489
 800-837-4966
Cable TV Company Complaints to the NJ Board of Public Utilities
 800-624-0241     
Capital Improvements - Residences
Construction
 973-635-3202
Colony Recreation Center
Recreation Director
See Colony Pool Section of Website
973-635-3201
Complaints - Residents
Police
 973-377-0100
Contractor Work Hours Permitted
Construction
 973-635-3202
Court
Municipal Court is Administered by Madison Borough
 973-593-3206
Death Certificates
Registrar
 973-635-4600
Decks (New & Inspections)
Construction
 973-635-3202
Deer – Dead in Roadway
Police
 973-377-0100
Deer – Dead on Property
Property Owner Responsibility
Call Animal Recovery Service
 908-876-3341
Deed Inquiries
Tax Assessor
 973-635-3207
Demolitions
Construction
 973-635-3202
Development Questions
Zoning / Planning / Engineering
See Township Departments Section
Dog & Cat Licenses (Required)
Animal Licenses
 973-635-3202
Elections
Township Clerk
 973-635-3209
EMERGENCY
Police - Fire - Medical
Call 911
Environmental Issues – General Concerns
Environmental Commission
 973-635-4600
Fences
Construction
 973-635-3202
Fire Departments  
Township Website – Departments – Public Safety
Emergency Only Call 911
Grass Not Cut – Property Maintenance Concerns
Land Use
 973-635-3202
Home Office - Regulations
Zoning
 973-635-3204
Homestead Rebates
Tax Assessor (NJ 800-323-4400)
 
Hunting
Police
 973-377-0100
JCP&L – Electric Utility
 800-436-7734   
Leaf & Brush Dumping  – Tanglewood Lane Mulch Area
Public Works
 973-377-5114
Library of the Chathams
 973-635-0603
Marriage Licenses
Registrar
 973-635-3209
Noise Disturbances
Police
 973-377-0100
Notary Public
Township Clerk
 973-635-3209
Open Public Records Request
Township Clerk
See Forms & Documents Section of Website
Open Space Preservation
Open Space Committee
 See Government Section of Website
Ordinances
See Online Code Book - Township Clerk
 973-635-4600
Parks & Sports Field Maintenance - Issues
Public Works
 973-377-5114
Permits – When Are They Required
Construction
See Construction & Forms, Permits, Licenses Sections of Website
PSE&G – Utility Outage
 800-436-7734
Pools – Residential New Construction
Zoning / Construction
 973-635-3202
Power Outages
 800-436-7734   
Property Maintenance  (Trash, Weeds, Grass Not Cut)
Land Use
 973-635-3202
Public Health Nuisance
Health Department
 973-593-3079
Recreation Programs, Information & Recreation
Recreation
 See Recreation Section of Website
Recycling
Recycling
See Recycling Section of Website
973-635-3207
Roadway Hazards, Signs Needing Repair
Public Works  
 973-377-5114
Rodent Complaints
Health Department
 973-593-3079
School Information
School District of the Chathams (SDOC)
 973-457-2500
Senior Citizen Programs
Senior Services Center
 973-635-4565
Senior Citizen Taxes
Tax Assessor
 973-635-3207
Sewer vs. Septic Questions
Board of Health
 973-635-3209
Sewer Bills
Tax Collector
See Online Payments Section of Website
973-635-3206
Site Plan Copies
Engineering
 973-635-3202
Snow Removal – Roadways Questions
Public Works
 973-377-5114
Sports – Youth Leagues
Recreation
 See Recreation Section of Website
Street Maps
Township Clerk
 973-635-4600
Street Lights Not Working
 800-436-7734   
Surveys - Copy
Zoning
 973-635-3204
Survey Needed - Property
Township Does Not Perform Surveys
Contact Local Professionals
Tanks (Fuel Oil) – Installation & Removal
Construction
 973-635-3202
Tax Assessments
Tax Assessor
 973-635-3207
Tax Bills
Tax Collector
 973-635-3206
Trash – Garbage Pickup
Chatham Disposal Company
if you are a Customer
 973-379-1268
Trash – Garbage Pickup
Other Private Companies Hired By Residents
 Hired Company
Trees & Shrubs Overhanging Sidewalks, Roads
Public Works
 973-377-5114
Tree Removal on Township Property
Public Works
 973-377-5114
Tree Removal Permits - Residential
 Construction
See Also Forms, Permits, Licenses Section of Website
Veteran Taxes
Tax Assessor
 973-635-3207
Voter Registration
Township Clerk
 973-635-3209
Water Main Problems
New Jersey American Water Company
www.newjerseyamwater.com
 800-652-6987
Wells
Township Clerk
 973-635-3209
Zone Maps – To Purchase
Township Clerk
 973-635-3209
Zoning Questions
 Zoning
 973-635-3204

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58 Meyersville Road, Chatham, NJ 07928 • Voice: 973-635-4600 • Fax: 973-635-2644
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Except Holidays