210 Birchwood Avenue



Recycling Pickup takes place “Town-Wide” every other Tuesday
Place your recyclables curbside by 6am.

Public Works
364 North Avenue East
[email protected]

Steve Wardell

Erik Hastrup
Assistant Superintendent

Joanne Westcott
Administrative Secretary

Department of Public Works is responsible for street cleaning, snow removal, leaf collection, tree trimming and maintenance services for municipal buildings and public properties.

Employees also respond to inquiries related to Township curbs, sidewalks, driveway aprons and road openings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q. What is the curbside recycling schedule?

  • Q. When is the Conservation Center open?

    Year-Round Hours of Operation
    Wednesdays: 9:30am-3:20pm
    Saturdays & Sundays: 9:30am-3:50pm
  • Q. What can I recycle locally?

    Learn about Local Recycling at the Cranford Conservation Center
  • Q. Where can I learn about Special Recycling Events?

  • Q. Who should I contact if the sewer drain in front of my house is clogged?

    A. Call our office and someone will be dispatched to check the problem.

  • Q. What do I do if there is a sewer back up at my house?

    A. Call our office, DPW will check to see if it is a Township or homeowner responsibility.
  • Q. Who should I call about a pothole?

    A. Call our office and the request will be added to the repair list. Potholes will be fixed as our schedule permits. If the pothole is on a county road it will be referred to the County Engineering and Public Works offices.

  • Q. My home is on a county road, who should I contact for road maintenance?

    A. Contact  Union County Dept. of Public Works: 908-789-3660
    The following are County roads:
    Centennial Ave • Boulevard • Raritan Road • Springfield Ave • South Ave • Walnut Ave • Lenape Park Drive

  • Q. The tree in front of my property needs attention. Who should I call?

    A. Contact our office so that we can determine whether the tree is on Township or private property. If the tree is on Township property, we will submit a work order and schedule as time permits.

  • Q. What can be done if the sidewalk in front of my house is lifting?

    A. Contact our office so that we can determine if a Township tree is causing the sidewalk to lift.