Department of Public Works
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Telephone Number: 201-843-3064
Michael Calderone, Superintendent
Emergencies after hours please contact the Saddle Brook Police Department at (201) 843-7000
YARD WASTE COLLECTION
The Department of Public Works will only pick up Yard Waste on your scheduled pick-up day. As required by State Law, Yard Waste must be separated for disposal and recycling materials.
ACCEPTABLE YARD WASTE INCLUDES:
Plant trimmings, ivy, tree limbs and branches. Trimmings must be in a container or biodegradable bag. Branches must be cut to 4ft or shorter and be less than 3” in diameter. Branches must be bundled and tied. All containers and bundles must weigh no more than 30 lbs. **Wood boards, decking, fencing, construction material, propane tanks, windows, doors, wood, stumps, toilets, tubs sinks, car batteries, pools, liners, concrete, dirt, stone brick, block, tires, etc. are NOT acceptable.
GRASS CLIPPINGS - Homeowners must place grass clippings in a covered trash container or biodegradable paper bag, not to exceed 30 pounds per container. Grass should be placed at curbside for pick up on your scheduled Section Yard Waste Pick-up day. Do not place grass clippings at curbside earlier than 7:00 p.m. the evening prior to pick up. Homeowners are encouraged to compost their yard waste by leaving grass clippings to mulch gardens.
LEAF COLLECTION - November 1st until December 10th, leaves must be placed at the curb in biodegradable bags or containers not to exceed 30 lbs. Containers and bags should not be placed at curb before 7:00 p.m. the night before collection. (Leaf pick-up same day as Yard Waste Collection Schedule*)
YARD WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULE
The Township is divided by four sections. *Please remove all cars from roadways between 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for Street Sweeper.
SECTION 1- EVERY MONDAY - All streets from Wilson Street south to Colonial Avenue; from Fairlawn Parkway west to North Midland Avenue
SECTION 2-EVERY TUESDAY -All streets from South Broadway south from Fairlawn Parkway east to Saddle River Road including Jamros Terrace, Kuhn Drive, Bell Avenue, Birk St. and Riverview Avenue
SECTION 3-EVERY WEDNESDAY – All Streets from Market Street, Southside of Market Street only, south to Outwater Lane, from Hollywood Avenue west to Midland Avenue
SECTION 4-EVERY THURSDAY - All Streets from Pehle Avenue south to Market Street (north side of Market Street only), from Saddle River Road
NOTE: White Goods, Scrap Metal, Electronics & Computers are picked up by appointment only. To schedule a pick-up, please contact the Department of Public Works at 201-843-3064 Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Solid Waste Collection - Garbage including bulk items: large household items such as a couch, chair, mattress, box spring, dresser, table or any non-appliance type item is picked up by Waste Management, Inc. every Wednesday and Saturday excluding Holidays. Missed collections call 201-843-3064
LOCAL REGULATIONS REGARDING SNOW EMERGENCIES
NO PARKING WHEN 3" or more of Snow Covers Roadway
* Local ordinance 835:196-25 states that no vehicles may be parked on Township streets when 3" or more of snow has accumulated. Vehicle must remain off of the streets until they have been plowed sufficiently and to the extent that parking will not interfere with the normal flow of traffic.
ATTENTION: The Towship Council voted and approved an increase in the fines for violation of the snow emergency parking ordinance. A violation of 835:196-25 will result in a fine of $50 per violation
SIDEWALKS NEED TO BE CLEARED AFTER SNOW STORM
* Local ordinance 203:168-1 requires sidewalks to be cleared of snow and ice within 12 daylight hours of the snow ending.
ILLEGAL TO SHOVEL / THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET
* Local ordinance 203:168-3 states no person shall place or deposit snow or ice, for the purpose of disposing of same, in or upon any public street, avenue, highway or roadway of any kind or in or upon any public sidewalk and walkway.
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