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Steven Bury, Township Engineer
Rosa Oliva, Senior Secretary

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
973-882-2700 x2504 • Fax: 973-244-9255
Send E-Mail to the Engineering Department

The Fairfield Engineering Department has several responsiblities including:

  • Planning, design, implementation and inspection of various public works projects, i.e., road improvements, water and sewer improvements and drainage improvements.

  • Flood plain determinators - The department interprets the flood plain hazard maps for residents and other departments, to determine if properties are located within the special flood hazard area.

  • Receives, reviews and processes Planning Board and Board of Adjustment applications.

  • Issue permits for sidewalk repairs, curb repairs, grading permits, driveway expansions, tree removal and road openings.

  • Administers the Township's recycling program.

If you need answers to any of the following questions...

Is my property located within a flood area?

Do I need a permit to...?

What zoning district am I in, and what can I do on my property?

What materials are recycled and collected by the Township?

Frequently Asked Questions

The Engineering Department can help!

Available Maps:
The Engineering Department has the following types of mapping available for review and
purchase by general public.
(for all Township maps, click here)

  • Street Map 2010 (PDF)
  • Tax map: Showing all the individual property parcels within the township.
  • Flood Maps: Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), and NJDEP delineation of
    floodway and flood hazard area maps are available.
  • Topographic Maps: Showing the elevation contours throughout the
    township. Also available in electronic Cadd format.

You may contact engineering dept. to determine the procedure for ordering copies and
cost for these maps.

Forms and permits: