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

Reminder: Do Not Use Plastic Bags For Curbside Recycling


Cardboard must be flattened and tied. Bottles, Cans, etc. should be in rigid containers.

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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