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Engineering

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1. How can I get a copy of my deed?
2. Where do I go for a 200' Radius Map?
3. What is the difference between a local, county and state road?

Health

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1. What is the procedure for applying for a marriage / civil union license?
2. How can I obtain a certified copy of a vital record such as a birth, marriage, or death certificate?
3. How can I obtain an application to license my dog or cat?
4. Where can I call if my garbage or bulky trash is not collected?
5. What are the guidelines for residential garbage collection and bulky trash collection?
6. How do I dispose of an item containing refrigerant such as a freezer, refridgerator, window air conditioner or dehumidifier?
7. What is the process to license a food establishment that will prepare, serve or store food or beverages, either packaged or open?
8. How can I attend the required West Orange Food Handlers Program for all employees working at food establishments?
9. How can I get my child screened for the lead level in their blood?
10. How can I have my baby examined by a doctor?
11. How can I have health screenings performed for blood pressure, cholesterol level, breast cancer and colon cancer?
12. How can I become a Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer for the West Orange Health Department?
13. How can I obtain information on Social Services such as Food Stamps, Medicare, Medicaid or providing intervention to distressed residents?
14. How can I donate to the Alex Caprio Animal Control Facility?
15. How can I adopt a pet from the Township?

Main

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1. Where can I find out about local volunteer opportunities?
2. How do I contact a township department?

Mayor's Office

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1. Who do I contact if I have questions about the schools in West Orange?
2. If I want to rent the facilities at Eagle Rock Reservation, South Mountain Reservation, Turtle Back Zoo or Mayapple Hill who do I contact?
3. How do I find out information about The Thomas Edison National Historic Museum?
4. Where can I learn about the history of West Orange?
5. Who do I call to find out information on the St. Patrick's Day Parade?
6. Who do I contact for information about marriage licenses?
7. Who do I contact about trash and recycling pickup issues or questions?
8. How do I know what my recycling day is?
9. How do I know my bulk trash pick up day?
10. Who do I call if I have questions about my water or my water bill?
11. When do I receive my property tax and sewer bills and when are these payments due?
12. Do I need a permit inorder to have a garage or house sale?
13. Who provides gas and electric to the residents?
14. Who do I contact for information on all recreational activities?
15. How and where do I find out the many ordinances and laws that I should know inorder to live in West Orange?

Planning & Zoning

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. Where do I get building permits?
3. How many sets of drawings are required when submitting an application for building permits?
4. How much do building permits cost?
5. Who is responsible for obtaining a permit?
6. How long does it take to obtain a permit?
7. What hours can construction work be performed?
8. I own a single family residence; can I do my own construction work?
9. What is considered minor work?
10. When is a licensed contractor required?
11. If I need to dig on my property, what do I need to do?
12. When is a survey required for a building permit?
13. Can I obtain a copy of my property survey from the Township?
14. Should I be concerned about an oil storage tank when I am purchasing a home?
15. What permit is required to fill or remove an oil storage tank?
16. When am I subject to a fine?
17. Can a penalty be appealed?
18. What is the minimum required depth of footings?
19. When are railings required for steps on a building?
20. What is the required space needed between balusters?
21. What is the required minimum ceiling height to finish a basement?
22. Is it legal to have a bedroom in my basement?
23. What is required to install a swimming pool?
24. Do I need a permit to replace my water heater?
25. Do I need a permit to demolish my garage?
26. Can I make a living space out of my garage?
27. May I rent out a room in my single family house?
28. What should I do if I think my neighbor is doing construction without proper permits?
29. How do I find out if my home property is in a flood zone?
30. How do I find the block and lot number of my house?
31. Will my taxes go up if I build a deck?
32. Do I need a permit number when calling the Building Department for an inspection request?
33. Do I need a permit to remove a tree from my property?
34. Do I need a drawing sealed by a New Jersey licensed architect?
35. How can I contact a qualified Township inspector?
36. How do I know if an inspector is qualified to inspect my work?
37. Do I need a permit for a garage or yard sale?
38. Do I need a permit for a sign?
39. Where can I obtain a Township map?
40. Does the Township have a Historic Society?
41. How close to my property line can I build an above-ground pool?
42. How close to my property line can I build an in-ground pool?
43. What do I need to do if I want to put up a fence?
44. How can I find the zoning information for my property?
45. How close to my property line can I build a deck or addition?
46. Do I need a permit to install a shed on my property?
47. What is a Certificate of Continued Occupancy?
48. Can I install a driveway on my front lawn or a curcular driveway in front of my house?
49. What is the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment?
50. Where can I obtain a Planning or Zoning Board application?

Police

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1. What do I do if I am the victim of identify theft?

Public Works

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1. How do I dispose of grass clippings?
2. What do I do with my recyclable materials?
3. What do I do with my leaves?
4. What do I do with tree branches?
5. How do I get my town tree trimmed or removed?
6. How do I get a pothole repaired?
7. How do I get my street swept?
8. How do I get my street snow plowed?
9. What do I do if I have a problem with my sanitary sewer?
10. What do I do if my recyclables are not collected?
11. What do I do if I have a problem with my water, electricity or gas?
12. What do I do if a street light is out on my street?
13. What do I do if there is water running in the street?
14. What if the catch basin at the curb line has debris or is in need of repair?
15. What do I do if a street sign is down or has graffiti on it?
16. Who can help me if I have issues or concerns with a neighboring home owner?
17. What do I do if my property was damaged by a town owned vehicle?
18. The town removed a dead town tree from in front of my home, how do I get a replacement tree?
19. What do I do if there is broken glass or paint on the street ?
20. My street needs to be repaved, who do I contact?

Recreation

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1. What is the mailing address for the Recreation Department?
2. How do I know if my game or practice is cancelled due to the weather?
3. What are the office hours of the Recreation Department?
4. When is the pool office open?
5. How do I rent out the Toby Katz Civic Center?

Tax Assessor

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1. Who should I contact about my homestead rebate?
2. Can I receive reduced property taxes?
3. How do I apply for reductions/exemptions?
4. How can I receive information about the assessed value of homes in West Orange?
5. Is anyone exempt from paying property taxes?

Tax Collector

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1. How do I find out informaton on foreclosures?

Township Clerk

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1. What are the voter requirements in New Jersey?
2. How do I apply for a passport or renew my passport?