Info At A Glance

Township of Rochelle Park
151 West Passaic St , Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
 Tel: 201-587-7730  Fax: 201-556-0581
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Alarms - Home or business alarm systems MUST BE REGISTERED with the Police Department.  There is a one-time registration fee of $12.00


Baby Clinic (Well Baby Clinic) – to schedule an appointment for your child please contact Valerie Marut, R.N. at the Lodi board of Health #201-365-4005 ext. 208, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.


Marriage & Death Certificates – Contact the Vital Statistics Dept. #201-556-0522 ext. 101.  Due to hurricane Floyd any request for marriage or death certificates prior to 2000, must be obtained through the State Registrars office.  Click on form Application for Certified Copy of Vital Record.


Construction Permits – To obtain permits for additions, decks, etc. contact the Building Department at #201-587-7730 ext. 100, 102.


Committee Meetings – The Township Committee meets for Work Sessions on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM and Public Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM.  All meetings are open to the public.  For further information contact the clerk’s office at #201-587-7730 ext. 200, 202.


Overnight Parking – Overnight parking is prohibited between the hours of 3:00AM - 6:00AM.


Recreation Dept. – For a listing of upcoming events please call #201-587-7743 and leave a message for a return call.


Recycling – If you have any questions regarding our recycling program, please contact Roland Jacobson, Recycling Coordinator at #201-587-7752.  See the calendar or go to the DPW/Recycling webpage.


Senior Center – Is located in the Municipal Complex located at 151 W. Passaic Street.  The president of the Senior Citizen Club is Frank Madden


Sidewalk Repair & Tree Trimming Law – Homeowners are responsible for the maintenance and repair of sidewalks abutting their property.  Low or hazardous tree branches are required to be trimmed.  Homeowners could be liable for injuries sustained due to hazardous sidewalk conditions.  If your feel a Township tree (curb out to the street) is a hazard, please notify the Administration Office at 201-587-7730 - Ext 200-202.


Dogs and Cats – Licenses – All dogs and cats over the age of six months must be licensed with the Township.  New registrations are taken throughout the year.

Dog and cat licenses are renewable thru January 31st, after February 1st, a late penalty of $5.00 will be charged.



Rabies Clinic – A current rabies vaccination is needed to register each animal.  Rochelle Park offers a rabies clinic in January of every year free to residents.  For date of clinic please contact the Clerk’s office at #201-587-7730 ext. 200, 202.


Leash Law – Dogs must be leashed with off the owner’s premises.


Dogs barking – No dog may habitually bark of cry between the hours of 5:00 PM and 7:00 AM.  Also no dog may be left unattended which habitually barks or cries.


Curbing of dogs – Owners must immediately remove any feces deposited by their dog on the curb line or on other public property.  Feces should be placed in a closed bag and discarded with the owner’s garbage.  No person shall allow their dog to defecate upon any public or private property except with the permission of the property owner.  No resident shall discard feces in the Township’s storm drain.


Library – Rochelle Park library is located in the Municipal Complex located at 151 W. Passaic Street.  The hours are Monday and Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Saturday – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Sunday the library is closed.


Smoke Detectors – A compliance certificate must be obtained by all owners prior to sale or rental indicating that the residence has a smoke detector alarm device on each level of the structure.  Contact the Building Department at #201-587-7730 ext. 100, 102.


Snow Removal Law – Township ordinances require that snow and ice be removed from sidewalks within 24 hours after the snow stops. See code book for ordinance.





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