New Resident Information

Welcome to Livingston Township -- we're so glad you're here!

Below is a list of resources that may be helpful as you get to know your new hometown.

Jump to Section:

Town Hall | Emergency Services | Local Government | Places of Worship | Resident Services | Schools | Staying Connected | Township Services | Questions?

Town Hall

Employees at Town Hall can help guide you and answer any questions you may have about Township procedures, programs, and services. 

Departments are located at Town Hall, 357 S. Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039, unless otherwise noted:Town Hall Opens in new window

Standard business hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Summer business hours: Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Calling Town Hall: View Township Department Extension Here (PDF)

Garbage & Recycling

Garbage Collection

For information about bi-weekly garbage collection visit livingstonnj.org/Garbage

Recycling Collection

For information about weekly curbside recycling visit livingstonnj.org/Recycling.

Emergency Services

Emergency Alerts

Livingston uses the Rave Alert/Smart911 system to send out important messages and critical information.

Register for phone, email, and text alerts at livingstonnj.org/EmergencyNotifications

Fire Department

  • Phone: 973-992-2373
  • Emergency Phone: 911

For information about the Livingston Fire Department visit livingstonnj.org/Fire.

First Aid Squad

  • Phone: 973-992-2373
  • Emergency Phone: 911

For information about the Livingston First Aid Squad visit lfas.org.

Police Department

  • Phone: 973-992-3000
  • Emergency Phone: 911

For information about the Livingston Police Department visit livingstonnj.org/Police.

Local Government

Livestream Meetings: Township Council, and Zoning and Planning Boards

Council meetings, Zoning Board, and Planning Board meetings are livestreamed via our Facebook page.

Find more information about viewing and participating in meetings on our Facebook page and on the website calendar a few days prior to each meeting.

Township Council Meetings & Officials

Township Council meetings are typically held every other Monday night. To find meeting dates visit the website calendar.

To find information about your Township Council members visit livingstonnj.org/Council.

Places of Worship

For information, visit the Places of Worship in Livingston page.

Resident Services

Post Office

For more information about the Livingston Post Office visit USPS

Utilities

Schools

For more information about Livingston Public Schools visit livingston.org.

Staying Connected

Calendar Information

For dates of Township Council meetings, trash and recycling pickup dates, and Township events visit livingstonnj.org/Calendar

Local News Outlets

  • The West Essex Tribune -- Livingston's local newspaper providing weekly coverage of our entire community -- including schools, business, activities, meetings, special events, volunteers, and more:
  • TAP Into Livingston -- online information about activities and goings on in town:
  • Livingston Patch - online information about activities and goings on in town:

Social Media

For the latest information, follow us:

Township Services

Birth Certificates

Birth Certificates are available from the Bureau of Vital Statistics located in the Health Department. For information about Birth Certificates visit livingstonnj.org/BirthCertificate

Death Certificates

Death Certificates are available from the Bureau of Vital Statistics located in the Health Department. For information about Death Certificates visit livingstonnj.org/DeathCertificate

Finance & Taxes 

To view and pay property taxes and utility bills online visit livingstonnj.org/PayTaxWaterSewer.

For information about the Finance Department, including property taxes, visit livingstonnj.org/Finance.

Garbage Collection

For information about bi-weekly garbage collection visit livingstonnj.org/Garbage

Leaf Collection Program

For information about Livingston's Leaf Collection Program visit livingstonnj.org/LeafCollection

Marriage/Civil Union Licenses

Marriage/Civil Union Licenses are available from the Bureau of Vital Statistics located in the Health Department. For information about Marriage/Civil Union Licenses visit livingstonnj.org/MarriageLicense

Recycling Collection

For information about weekly curbside recycling visit livingstonnj.org/Recycling.

Overnight Parking

Overnight parking is not allowed in Livingston Township. 

Pet Licenses

Dog and cat licenses must be renewed annually by January 31. For information about pet licenses visit livingstonnj.org/AnimalLicense

Voting

To find your polling location based on your Voting District visit livingstonnj.org/Polling.

For information about voting visit livingstonnj.org/Voting

For more information visit the Essex County Clerk's website.

Questions? 

Not sure whose job it is? Find out who to contact here (PDF).