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PUBLIC NOTICE:  A special meeting of the Governing Body of the Borough of Dumont, which will include closed session, will be held October 17, 2015 at 9:00am at the Dixon Homestead Library at 180 Washington Avenue, Dumont, NJ.  Subject matter: affordable housing litigation and borough hall replacement negotiation/litigation.  There will be no formal action taken.

The LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING LAW sets forth the purpose, criteria and procedure for designating an area in need of redevelopment and promulgates regulations for how and why such a designation may be utilized.  For further information, please click on the "BOROUGH HALL UPDATES" tab (eighth tab from the bottom) located in the left hand column of this page.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection asks residents to voluntarily conserve water.

August 26, 2015 - Borough of Dumont is granted temporary immunity from exclusionary zoning suits for a period of five (5) months commencing from the date of this order.
August 16, 2015 - Consent Order Permitting Landmark Dumont, LLC to Intervene in Declaratory Judgment Action and for Consolidation. 
For further information regarding these two actions, please click on the third from the bottom tab on the left hand side of this page (COAH). 

Tuesday, October 13 - deadline for all new voter registrations for the General Election

Tuesday, October 17 - Last day to apply for a Vote by Mail in Ballot by mail
Saturday, October 31 - Count Clerk's Office open from 9:00 am-1:00pm to vote in person by Mail in Ballot for the General Election
Monday, November 2 - Up to 3:00pm-last day to apply at County Clerk's Office in person for General Election Mail in Ballot
Tuesday, November 3 - General Election
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UNITED WATER PROJECT - Replacing existing 6 inch water main with a new 8 inch water main on East Linden Avenue between Washington Avenue and Howard Street.  The project is due to start on or about August 31, 2015.  For further information, please click on the link located at the bottom of this section.

Pick Up and Disposal of "SOLID WASTE" and "RECYCLING" Bid.  For further information, please click on the "Bids" tab located in the lower left hand column of this page.

On or about August 12, 2015, there will be a project starting on Depew Street from Madison Avenue through Davies Street.  The project will include sidewalks, drainage and paving.

The Mayor and Council have authorized a project to include the videotaping, cleaning and repair of the borough’s sewer lines.
This program will enable the town to create a library of the entire system which will identify the size of the pipes and in addition locate damaged pipe which allows for infiltration of rainwater.
This program will also identify illegal sewer connections from sump pumps, that when put into the system drains to the Bergen County Utilities Authority and is billed to the Borough.
The town has been broken down into seven sections starting at the southeast corner and working their way down to the New Milford border.
On occasion, there may be a slight disruption in traffic on some of the narrowest of roads, this will only be temporary.  Please click on the Sewer Line Rehabilitation at the lower right hand corner of this page for further information.
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Dumont home owners now have the ability to view and pay their property taxes on line.  PLEASE NOTE: 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).
Visit our new site now, just click on the following link:

Information regarding Borough Hall Updates is under the newly established tab contained in the left hand column of this page.

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

Parking Permits for Residents and Non-residents
Parking Lot
Applications for 2015 commuter parking permits for municipal parking in the Brook Street , 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

8 1/2 Week Session September 9 - November 5, 2015
Old North Reformed Church, 120 Washington Avenue, Dumont
For further information, please click on the below link. 

Saturday October 24th, 2015 (No Rain Date)
Memorial Park
For further information, please click on the below link.

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