An administrative division, a public property and roads unit, a fleet maintenance department and a utilities division…More are the four distinct components that make up the borough's Department of Public Works.
The department's main offices are located behind Chatham Middle School, and non-employees are not allowed onto the DPW grounds unless they are first given permission.
The DPW operates a mulch site, maintains trees by the roadside and facilitates municipal fall leaf collection.
The township's building department works to process construction applications. It ensures all buildings are up to…More code, and helps people navigate the sometimes-tricky regulations surrounding construction projects.
Its Web site contains a number of documents intended to answer questions about permits, give the public information about residential and commercial building projects and let people know what's required to build in the township.
Construction forms can be found at Township Hall in the Construction Department offices.
Chatham Township's municipal building is located toward the western edge of town. It houses the majority of the…More township's offices—the Police Department and Department of Public Works are on Southern Boulevard.
The building is also home to the Senior Center of the Chathams and the School District of the Chathams Board of Education.
There are fields and a playground behind the structure. The township's Sept. 11 memorial is located adjacent to the recreation areas.
A banner above the front doors proclaims that Chatham Township is "the best place to live in New Jersey."