Department of Public Works

Department Of Public Works Window Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM – 4:30 PM

Mailing Address: 263 Somerset Street North Plainfield, NJ 07060-4846
Phone: 908-769-2914

Acting Director, David Testa; PE
Administrative Assistant, Cathy Allen

Department Of Public Works Hours: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Sewer Emergency Calls: 908-769-2914
After Hours for Sewer Emergency Calls: 908-769-2937
Plainfield Humane Society: 908-754-0300 (For small, wild, or dead animals)
Dead Deer: 908-769-2914

For a listing of all forms CLICK HERE

Flood Certificate Application:
Flood maps are examined using the address or geographical location of the property that states
the flood zone status of property.

Dumpster or Pod Permit Form:
Required for Dumpsters that are placed on or along any public highway, street or public property
that are needed for clearing land debris, demolition, home remodeling, roofing projects done by
a resident or commercial company. Approval is required by the Department of Public Works,
Fire Department and Police Department.

Storm Water Run Off Permit:
Required for any project of more than 150 square feet of impervious surface being added to any
building lot. Such as a driveway, patio, roof, etc.