News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2022

Deadline to renew resident parking and Transfer Station permits October 31

License plate recognition

Permits required for residents to park in municipal parking lots and garages and to use Municipal Transfer Station on 40 New Providence Ave. New permits valid from November 1, 2022 through October 31, 2023. For assistance email

Renew permit online Parking
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Officer Karen Stenstrom Sauers needs your help

PO Karen Sauers

Summit police and fire departments, PBA Local 55, FMBA 54, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad and city officials are joining together to raise awareness about the immediate need for a living donor kidney transplant for Police Officer Karen Stenstrom Sauers.

Full news release (pdf) Police Department
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Morris Habitat for Humanity breaks ground at Summit project site

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On September 25 Mayor Radest and Councilmembers joined Morris Habitat for Humanity at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new condominium complex in Summit at 146 Morris Avenue.

Project details Community News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Curbside leaf collection begins Monday, October 3

Leaf bags

Leaves should be placed at the curb in paper, biodegradable bags for pickup on residents' household trash day. Property owners should not rake or blow leaves into piles in the street. Do not include twigs, branches, or other yard debris in leaf bags.

Leaf collection rules Public Works
Posted on: September 22, 2022

COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Clinics 9/29 and 10/7

Vaccine webinar

The Westfield Regional Health Department is hosting two vaccination clinics for the new Bivalent COVID-19 booster, on September 29 in Westfield and October 7 in Summit.

Thursday, September 292 PM - 6 PMMayor's Conference RoomWestfield Town Hall425...

Clinic details

Health Office and Vital Statistics
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Voting Information for the November 8 General Election

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The City of Summit is sharing information from the Union County Clerk’s Office on voting in the Tuesday, November 8, 2022 General Election. 

The deadline to register to vote in the November 8 General Election is Tuesday, October 18. Summ...

General Election information

Posted on: September 21, 2022

Summit Fire Department celebrates 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week 10/9-10/15

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From Sunday, October 9, to Saturday, October 15, 2022, the Summit Fire Department will join firefighters across the nation in celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Fire Prevention Week. With today’s home fires burning faster than ever, the National Fire Pr...

Planning tips

Fire Department
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Retirement of Councilmember-at-Large Beth Little

Beth Little website

Councilmember-at-Large Beth Little resigned from Common Council on Monday, September 19, 2022. Ms. Little began serving as an elected official in January 2018 and is retiring in her third term. Join us in thanking Beth for her dedicated service to Summit!

News Release Beth Little retirement Mayor & Common Council
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Donate to the Summit Fire Department Brick Paver Fundraising Program

Rendering of new fire headquarters with brick donation highlighted

Citizens are invited to purchase a brick and have it inscribed with their name or message of choosing, and have it prominently placed near the entrance to the new fire headquarters.

Make a donation Fire Department
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Tax Sale on October 27

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The City of Summit Tax Sale will take place on Thursday, October 27 at 10 AM in Council Chamber at City Hall, 512 Springfield Avenue.

Tax sale list Finance & Taxes
Posted on: September 1, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month

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This year's theme is "A Lasting Legacy." The City of Summit is encouraging residents and businesses to make disaster preparation a priority this month. Making a plan to prepare for disasters is the best way to protect your family.

Emergency planning resources Community News
Posted on: February 22, 2022

PSE&G replacing gas pipes in Summit

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Phase one of the project involved the testing of soil samples and digging of test holes to verify the location of existing gas pipes. As part of Phase two, crews will need to dig trenches along road surfaces to install pipes. Short-term road closures and ...

View schedule

Community News
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

Summit Free Market website Environmental