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 & News Bulletins
China's Enforcement of Recycling 

Enforcement to ensure only acceptable recyclable materials are being placed in Toters will be more stringently screened as China implements the National Sword Program.  Food waste will not be tolerated as it will financially impact processors, the Township, and residents.  Please read the article in the link below to understand China's regulations, what consists of unacceptable materials to put in your recycling Toter, and what the penalties are for not following procedures.  
China To Impose National Sword

Spring Cleanup

Spring cleanup will begin April 2nd and go through May 14th. You MUST schedule a pickup appointment with the Department.  There will be no pickups prior to or after these dates.  See our seasonal information tab for detailed policies.
​Pickups by the DPW are limited to bundled branches four inches or smaller in diameter and leaves and yard clippings in brown biodegradable bags.  DO NOT rake out yard debris to the curb, it will not be collected. 


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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