Department of Public Works

Notice: Township offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Monday, July 3rd regular pick-up for trash and recycling. Tuesday's trash and recycle will be picked up on Wednesday. No bulk collection this week. Thursday and Friday's trash and recycle are regular schedule.
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.
Patrick Donnelly
Department Updates
2017 Township Summer Recreation Programs
All programs begin the week of July 5, 2017. For further information, please contact Lakewood Recreation at 732-905-3405
New Department of Public Works Website Now Provides 24-Hour Communication
Lakewood citizens now have a site to communicate non-emergency requests and concerns directly with the Department of Public Works (DPW) via a computer, phone, or tablet at

Please see the attached for more information or contact the Department of Public Works at (732) 905-3405.
2017 Bulk Pick-Up Schedule

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

How does bulky 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 AM - 3:30 PM

Drop Off Location Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Closed from 11:15 AM -12:00 PM (Lunch)

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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