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Borough of Dumont, NJ
Secretary-Joint Land Use Board-$150 per meeting
which includes preparing for meetings, attending one meeting per month and minutes
Computer Skills required.
Deadline for submission of resumes-5/22/15 to: or
Borough of Dumont
John Perkins, Administrator
80 W. Madison Avenue
Dumont, N.J.  07628


Pick Up and Disposal of "Solid Waste" and "Recycling" ADDENDUM #2
For further information, please click on the "BIDS" tab located at the bottom left hand column of this page.

2015 Dumont Summer Camp Counselor Applications are on line under "Down Load Forms".  No letters are being sent home this year.


Dumont home owners now have the ability to view and pay their property taxes on line.

: There is a fee associated with paying your bill on line:

  • If you pay via e-check or Automated Clearing House (ACH), the fee is $1.05 per transaction.
  • If you pay via a Visa personal debit card, the fee is $3.95 per transaction.
  • If you pay with any other credit or debit card, the fee is 2.95% of your total bill (e.g., if your quarterly tax bill is $2,000, your fee is $59.00 per transaction).
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Information regarding Borough Hall Updates is under the newly established tab contained in the left hand column of this page.

Pick Up and Disposal of "Solid Waste" and "Recycling" ADDENDUM#1
For further information, please click on the "BIDS" tab located at the bottom left hand column of this page.

You can now sign up on line for Dumont Recreation programs at

2015 Dumont Day Extravaganza - September 12, 2015
For those businesses/vendors wishing to participate in this year's festivities, please click on the below link for copies of the paperwork that has to be completed.  Returning organizations will have first choice of their previous year's activity up until July 15, 2015.

Pick Up and Disposal of "Solid Waste" and "Recycling"
For further information, please click on the "BIDS" tab located at the bottom left hand column of this page.

Parking Permits for Residents and Non-residents
Applications for 2015 commuter parking permits for municipal parking in the Brook Street Parking Lot, Washington Street (east side from Massachusetts Ave. to Washington Ave.),West Shore Avenue sections 2-5, and W. Quackenbush Avenue (north side-125 feet west of Park Avenue) will be available to Dumont residents, non-residents and business owners on a first come, first-served basis December 11, 2014.  Permits may be obtained at the Borough Clerk’s office between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Please note that this does not include overnight parking.
The fee is $120 per calendar year for residents and $180 per calendar year for non-residents; there is one hanger permit per household.  Applicants must bring a copy of the driver’s license and registration for the car to be used.  No copies will be made at Borough Hall-no exceptions.  Applications will be on the Borough website:   For more information, call 201-387-5023.

BOROUGH ORDINANCE:Front yard parking. No person shall park, stop or stand any motor vehicle, or permit or suffer the same to be done, in any front yard area of any dwelling building except on driveways and parking areas located, constructed and installed in compliance with applicable Borough ordinances. [Amended 11-23-2010 by Ord. No. 1424]

The Borough has purchased new recycling cans.  Residents can purchase up to two cans at $5.00 each.  Payment must be made at the Borough Hall Tax Office.  The receipt must be presented at the Department of Public Works, 1 Aladdin Avenue, where the cans are stored and are available for pick up between 7:00am and 3:30pm (closed for lunch from 11:45am and 12:30pm).

Electronic Drop-Off Container:

Located at the back of the DPW Building, 1 Aladdin Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 2:30pm.  Acceptable items include TVs, computers, monitors, fax machine, modems, VCRs.  Pickup service not available, drop off only.

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Upcoming News and Events

RIDING THE RAILS THROUGH HISTORY:  Join the Dumont Shade Tree Commission for this amazing celebration of the Dumont Railroad Station and our Train History!  The event includes historical displays of train structures and buildings.  Professional Train Engineers will be on hand to answer questions on our current rail system. See original documents from the West Shore Railroad Company. Learn about Operation Life Saver (Rail Safety). Enjoy working train displays! See pictures of Dumont's early years of the railroad and train history as far back as 1883.  Bring your friends, neighbors, and family, to the Dumont Arboretum on June 6, 2015 from 10am - 4pm! Free admission! Fun for the whole family.

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Press Releases

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Community Photos

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Borough Code

To view the Ordinances of the Borough of Dumont, please click on the below link.

Borough Code

Dumont Community Calendar

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Emergency Services

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Emergency Management

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How do I...

This is a categorized list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) and Answers.

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Download Forms

By clicking on this link, you will see a list of forms that can be downloaded. Choose any one and the form will download to your computer.

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Get 2 Us

Directions to the Borough of Dumont Municipal Building

Volunteer for Dumont

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Resident Reporting Request

If you wish to report a problem or call something to our attention, this is the place to do it. Simply choose a category and let us know the details and we'll make sure the correct department is notified and it gets handled.

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