News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Summer hours for city offices begin Tuesday 5/31

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From Tuesday 5/31 through Friday 9/2, city offices will be open from 8AM to 4:30PM Monday through Thursday, and from 8AM to 1PM on Fridays. The Construction Office will be open from 7AM to 4:30 Monday through Thursday, and from 7AM to 1PM on Fridays.

Administration
Posted on: May 18, 2022

New composting program at Transfer Station begins June 1

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The City of Summit is beginning a six-month pilot program for household food waste composting at the Municipal Transfer Station on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Residents with a disposal permit will now be able to bring food scraps and other items to the Transf...

Program guidelines

Environmental
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Annual Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 30 at 10AM

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The City of Summit annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony will take place on Monday, May 30 at 10AM. The parade honors the men and women who have lost their lives in military service to our country. It will begin at 25 Deforest Avenue and proceed to the ...

Event details

Community Programs
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Enjoy outdoor dining in downtown Summit

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At its May 3 meeting, Common Council unanimously voted to close Maple Street in both directions from Springfield Ave to the nearest alleyways to allow for outdoor dining. The road will be closed from Thursday, May 5 to Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Community News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Reusable bag collection box in City Hall lobby through May 31

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Drop off clean, new or gently used reusable bags. If you are in need of reusable bags, stop by and take what you need. The City Hall lobby is open from 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday.

Community News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Summit Police Dept annual food drive May 13 to June 3

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All collected items will be donated to the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry of St. Teresa of Avila Church, located in Summit. The Police Department is asking for donations of canned food and non-perishable items. Collection bins will be located at the follow...

More info and drop-off locations

Police Department
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Early Voting Information for the June 7 Primary Election

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The Union County Board of Elections is sharing information on early voting sites for the 2022 Primary Election. Early voting will take place on Friday, June 3, from 10AM to 8PM; Saturday, June 4 from 10AM to 8PM; and Sunday, June 5, from 10AM to 6PM. The ...

View early voting sites

Elections
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Animal license renewals

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The Office of Health & Vital Statistics is sharing information on dog and cat license renewals and rabies vaccinations. The deadline to renew dog and cat licenses for the next license year is May 31, 2022. Registration notices have been sent to all ow...

Renew now

Health Office and Vital Statistics
Posted on: February 7, 2022

Collect police trading cards now through May 31

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The Summit Police Department’s trading card program has returned for 2022. Originally launched in 2004, the program is designed to foster communication and trust between members of the Police Department and young Summit residents. This will be the fourth ...

Program guidelines

Police Department
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Second Saturday of each month

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Bring yard sale quality items to share or take whatever you need - it is all FREE at the Municipal Transfer Station on 40 New Providence Ave. on the second Saturday of each month. To volunteer or for more information email pressoffice@cityofsummit.org.

Summit Free Market website Environmental
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Is your business ready?

Understanding the Ban website FINAL

New ban prohibits distribution of single-use plastic carryout bags by retail stores/businesses. Grocery stores larger than 2,500 sqft may not provide single-use paper bags, and must provide/sell reusable bags. New law also prohibits use of polystyrene.

Understanding the Ban (pdf) Environmental