Posted on: March 6, 2023
To help ensure the accuracy of our water meters we must periodically change them, and the meter serving your property is due to be changed. There is no cost to you to have this work performed but the installation will require access to your basement or ut...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2023
As Phase 1 comes to a close, make sure to get your interior inspections scheduled and completed.
The Village is nearing the end of Phase 1, interior inspections of all properties. If you have not had an interior inspection of your property completed, please call PROFESSIONAL PROPERTYAPPRAISERS at 866-957-1388 to schedule an appointment. An INTERIOR I...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2022
An ordinance limiting and regulating the use of leaf blowers.
A summary of the ordinance passed in 2022 appears below. You can view the full ordinance here.
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE #2022-06A Ordinance of The Township of South Orange Village In Essex County, New Jersey To Create Chapter 187 Of The Code To Calm, ...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2022
Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
The Low Income Home Water Assistance Program
The Department of Community Affairs has a Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). This is a federally funded program designed to help low-income households reduce the balances they have on their resid...Read on...
Posted on: February 9, 2023
Announcing the South Orange Village Home Improvement Program for income qualified homeowners.
Does your home need repairs? We invite you to apply to South Orange Village’s Home Improvement Program where income-qualified homeowners can receive up to $10,000 in repairs, including:
- Heating & Electrical
- Weatherization (wind...
Posted on: January 11, 2023
Didn't get your recycling picked up? Here's what to do.
As our new recycling hauler, F. Basso Rubbish Removal, becomes familiar with our streets they are incurring more missed pick ups than they expected. In order to improve service to South Orange, they are adding an additional truck to their routes. Addition...Read on...
Posted on: October 27, 2022
Amended HEFSP to be presented to So Orange Planning Board Monday 11/7
The South Orange Housing Element and Fair Share Plan (“HEFSP”) exhibits the Village of South Orange’s commitment to providing opportunities for the development of affordable housing within the Village. This document seeks to ...Read on...
Posted on: October 13, 2022
On October 10, Dresdner Robin presented a conceptual redesign of the Cameron tennis court areas to the Board of Trustees.
The concept presented was developed after several public input sessions and a community survey. The concept consists of Paddle Tennis Courts, Pickleball Courts, Basketball Courts, Resiliency Adventure Garden, Rain Garden, Fitness Stations, Picni...Read on...
Posted on: September 16, 2022
On September 12, 2022, the South Orange Planning firm, Topology, proposed an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) ordinance for introduction to the Board of Trustees.
What is an ADU?
Proposed Ordinance Definition: “A self-contained portion of a principal, one-family dwelling, two-family dwelling, or an accessory structure, used as a secondary housing unit independent of the primary dwelling unit, that can only...Read on...
Posted on: July 29, 2022
Grove Park Tree Replacement and Landscape Planning
South Orange, NJ (October 21, 2022)
Thanks for inquiring about what’s going on here in Grove Park! As you can see, many large trees were recently removed. Most of these trees were ash trees, a species that was widely used in t...Read on...
Posted on: August 10, 2022
All the latest surrounding Monkeypox.
Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that does not usually cause serious illness. However, if left untreated it can result in further illness and hospitalization. Monkeypox is a new virus in the United States, and public health officials are closely monito...Read on...
Posted on: July 30, 2021
Presentations, reports, video and news coverage related to fire merger.
The South Orange & Maplewood Joint Exploratory Committee on Fire Services hosted a community meeting on July 26, 2021. The community is encouraged to review materials below and provide feedback to the governing bodies.
Presentation: A copy of the prese...Read on...