Department of Public Works

Notice: On Monday and Tuesday (the 6th and 7th of April), the Resident Drop-Off will be open from 5:30am and will close at 7:45pm. On Wednesday, April 8th the Resident Drop-Off will be open at 5:30am and will close at 3pm.

Here is a list of what you can bring to the Resident Drop-Off: Pallets, Tires and Rims (separated), Couches, Chairs, Sofas, Doors, Tables, all Household Furniture, all Household Electronics and EWaste, all Metal, Refrigerators, Grills, and Other Household Appliances. We have special containers for clothes and shredded paper.

Prohibited items that the Resident Drop-Off cannot accept are: Paint, Household Chemicals, Commercial Construction and/or Demolition Material, Large Amounts of Wood, Cabinets, Drywall, Sheetrock, Plaster and Concrete.

All materials brought to and/or picked up by Lakewood Township Public Works can be denied at the discretion of its management.

Please Note that these times are subject to change, due to the everchanging State of NJ guidelines
Lakewood, an area of 26 square miles, has 217 miles of Township streets. The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of Township roads and sewers, Township parks and open space, snowplowing of Township streets, leaf and brush collection, garbage and recycling collection and tire, refrigerator and appliances that contain refrigerants collection.
Phil Roux
Director of Public Works
Department Updates
Please see the attached important notice from the Department of Public Works.
2020 Public Works Bulk Pick-Up Schedule
Lakewood Township Mobile311 citizen website has been updated
Lakewood Township Mobile311 citizen website has updated the site to allow township residents to communicate directly with the Department of Public Works regarding non-emergency requests and concerns. Citizens can access the site from a computer, phone, or tablet at Citizens accessing the site from a phone or tablet can save the site as an icon, essentially making it an app.
Please see the attached for further information.

How do I add the new Public Works Mobile 3-1-1 to my mobile device's home screen?

How does bulk trash pickup work?

Where can I report a streetlight outage?

What day should I put out my garbage/recycling if there's a holiday?

On which holidays is there no garbage pickup?

Where should I place the leaves for pickup?

When are leaves picked up?

Can I place my bins at the curb the day before pickup?

Contact the Department of Public Works
Address One America Avenue • Lakewood, NJ 08701
PhonePhone: 732-905-3405 FaxFax: 732-367-5401
HoursOffice Hours: 8:00AM - 3:30PM

Drop-Off Location Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Note: If this is an OPRA request it must be sent to the Township Clerk

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