Public Works

Department of Public Works is responsible for street cleaning, snow removal, leaf collection, tree trimming and maintenance services for municipal buildings and public properties.

Update: Final Pickup is Complete

If you have additional leaves, you can take them to the Conservation Center during operating hours.  A Permit is not required to drop off leaves.
Leaves will not be picked up at curbside.


  • Trees must be curbside by Jan. 7. (pickup begins Jan. 7 and takes several days to complete the entire township)
  • *No bags, lights, decorations or wreaths.  Trees will not be picked up with these items.
    *these items may  cause damage to equipment or injury to our employees during the chipping process
  • Christmas trees can also be dropped at the Conservation Center during operating hours. (a permit is Not required)

Please Read: Guidelines & Helpful Tips

  • Cars are prohibited on State and County roads and on Municipal roads along the snow emergency routes.
  • Residents are encouraged to remove cars from all roads whenver possible.
  • Do Not shovel snow into streets when clearing your sidewalks or driveways. The best place to shovel snow is on your lawn or grassy areas.
  • For downed power lines call: PSE&G at: 1-800-436-7734

Click to view: Cranford Snow Emergency Map

 2018 YARD WASTE PERMIT  Conservation Center

 Click for Detailed Guidelines
 Click for Application Form


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Staff Contacts

Name Title
Steve Wardell Superintendent
Erik Hastrup Assistant Superintendent
Joanne Westcott Administrative Secretary