Department of Public Works

The DPW is responsible for the care of roads, sewer lines, sewer pump stations, vehicle maintenance, tree cutting and pruning, senior services, and purchasing.


Building Maintenance and Repairs

Parks & Ball Field Maintenance

Snow Plowing

Street Sweeping

Resident Requests and Complaints

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What are the garbage and recycling schedules?
A: The schedules are mailed to each home and are posted on our website. If you have not received one, you may call the DPW office or view the schedule here. Please note that beginning May 1, 2015 bottles and cans can no longer be put out in plastic bags, they will not be picked up. Please use open garbage containers.

Q: Is alternate side of the street parking in effect?
A:Yes, alternate side of the street parking is in effect at all times whether or not the street sweeper is working unless notification is made by the Police Department via the Nixel System.

Q: What are some of the other services the DPW provides?
A: Maintenance of streets & roads, sign installation & repair, tree service, pick-ups, sewers, storm drains, maintenance of parks & grounds, sanitation, recycling, street sweeping, curbs & sidewalks, fleet maintenance, snow removal, traffic lights, storm water compliance, holiday decorations, etc.

Q: How can I dispose of old tires, hazardous waste, electronics, and papers I need shredded?
A. Bergen County offers various events throughout the year so that residents can go to specific locations.
View Bergen County Hazardous Waste Collection Here
View Bergen County Recycling Information Here

2015 Collection Events for Bergen County Residents

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine), Tire Recycling Collections, Electronic and Computer Collections, and Mobile Paper Shredding Collections are available at two convenient locations on the following dates:

Bergen Community College        Bergen Co. Campgaw Mountain
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus        Reservation
Saturday, April 18th                     200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
Sunday, August 16th                    Saturday, June 6th
                                                     Saturday, October 24th

View additional information here

Household Hazardous Waste Collections will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine) on the following dates and locations:

Bergen Community College        Bergen Co. Campgaw Mountain
400 Paramus Rd., Paramus        Reservation
Sunday, April 26th                       200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
Sunday, June 28th                       Saturday, May 16th
Sunday, Oct. 18th                        Saturday, Sept. 12th
                                                     Saturday, Nov. 7th

Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA)
Foot of Empire Blvd.
Saturday, March 7th
Saturday, July 25th

View additional information here

These events are free of charge for Bergen County residents - ID required. Please direct all questions to the BCUA Environmental Programs Hotline: 201-807-5825 or go to

Department of Public Works

Brian Paladino, Supervisor

One Memorial Drive
1st Floor, Room 108
Lodi, NJ 07644

DPW Garage
11 Richmond Street
Lodi, NJ 07644

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

T: (973) 365-4068
Emergencies, After Hours & Holidays:
(973) 473-7600

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