Newark, NJ – April 13, 2022 – Mayor Ras J. Baraka reminded residents today that City Hall will be closed and all non-emergency Newark municipal services will be suspended on Friday, April 15, in observance of Good Friday. Police, Fire, and other uniformed emergency services will be unaffected.
Garbage collection that would normally occur on Friday, April 15, will take place on the next normal collection day in Zone B, Tuesday, April 19. Therefore, residents should not put out their trash on the evening of Thursday, April 14, as doing so may result in a fine.
However, bottle and can recycling that would be picked up on Friday, April 15, will be collected.
On Tuesday, April 19, their regular collection day, residents must place their refuse and paper and cardboard recycling at their curbs for pick-up on the evening of Monday, April 18.
The Department of Health and Community Wellness’s inspection services, transportation for seniors, and health clinic, will not operate on Friday, April 15. In addition, the Bureau of Vital Statistics will be closed. Residents will not be able to apply for permits, birth certificates, name-change certificates, marriage licenses, or pay water or tax bills at City Hall. However, the Medical Director and Department’s Division of Surveillance and Prevention are on call for non-life threatening medical and public health emergencies.
The Municipal Court will also be closed on this holiday. Residents can make payments on parking and traffic tickets through the website www.njmcdirect.com. To utilize this website, residents will need their summons number, including the prefix, and the City of Newark’s court code, which is 0714.
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