Sunday, July 14: Main Street will be closed from Grove Street to Doughty Avenue, from 7 am to 7 pm, for the Somer[Ville] Market.  


Government services for the people of Somerville, NJ.

Find common Borough services. If you don't find what you're looking for, explore our departments or contact us.

Streets and waste


From October to December, we provide options for leaf pickup and collection.


Pay parking tickets, find parking lots, get residential permits, and more.

Trash collection

Your garbage is picked up weekly. The day of the week depends on where you live.


Find information about curbside pickup, the Recycling Center, and what you can recycle.

Street sweeping

Find your street on the street sweeping map to see what day your street is swept.

Snow removal

When it snows, remove your cars from the streets so we can plow the roads.

Permits and licenses

Building and zoning permits

Apply for permits for your construction project, sidewalk cafe, or land use change.

Marriage or civil union license

Apply for a marriage license before your ceremony.

Pet licenses

Get or renew your dog or cat license.

Fire safety permits

Apply for a permit for a commercial kitchen, bonfire, or other fire activities.

Infrastructure permits

Apply for a dumpster, road construction, sidewalk, or land disturbance permit.

Residential parking permits

Get a residential parking permit for you and your guests.

Block party permits

Apply for a permit to use your street for a neighborhood block party.

Clerk issued licenses

Get a license for bingo, raffles, cannabis sales, solicitor, or wrecker service.

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