Public Works

The Township of South Orange Village’s Department of Public Works are a professionally dedicated team supporting the Township’s infrastructure, maintenance, and repairs of all Township roadway, municipal grounds and buildings, parks, recycling, street signs, sewers, and municipal owned trees.  The Department under Director Tom Michetti, is dedicated to making effective use of Township resources to provide the community with an enhanced quality of living, partnering with the Engineering and Police Departments to ensuring a safe and well maintained environment that residents can be proud to call home.  The DPW is committed to quality assurance when addressing resident concerns and continues to make strides in partnering with the community.
Recycling Depot Hours for Resident Access

Tuesday & Thursday 8am-4pm

Saturday 8am-12pm

Current Events
Leaf Season

Leaf Season will begin on October 23rd and go through December 6th.  Leaves are only to be placed curbside when your street falls under an open zone on the Leaf Map (click).  Please review the Seasonal Information tab on the top left margin of this page for all policies with regards to leaf pickup.

If you are on a county road you must contact the county for their procedures and schedule.  (973) 239-3366 


Recycling Collection Thanksgiving Week

The typical Thursday collection will be altered for the week of Thanksgiving.  During this week the recycling will be collected by Giordano on Saturday, November 25th.  For missed collections you can contact Giordano at 800-216-2250 ext. 2.  


As a reminder to residents plastic bags are not to be placed in recycling Toters due to recycling regulations.  This includes foreign objects such as garden hoses, appliances, batteries, hazardous waste etc.  Residents that fail to comply will have their pickups rejected by our processor and generate fees for the Township.​

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