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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Candidate's 2017 Information & Petition Packet


Three Village Trustee terms will be ending in May, therefore creating vacancies.  If you are interested in running for Village Trustee in the 2017 Municipal Election, please stop by the Village Clerk's Office for a Candidate's I...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Christmas Tree Collection


The Department of Public Works will be collecting Christmas Trees beginning midweek of January 1st, 2017.  Please be advised of the following guidelines regarding the curbside collection:

- Do NOT wrap Christmas Trees in plastic for collection

- Do&...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

South Orange Updates SO Connect System

Gov Alert Phone

South Orange Village is always trying to improve how we can address resident concerns more swiftly, effectively and efficiently. As part of that effort we have upgraded the software application for our SO Connect – (report a concern) app. This n...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Puppy, It's Cold Outside


With winter fast approaching, the Township of South Orange Village wants to remind residents of a recent ordinance concerning leaving pets out in the cold. Here is a copy of ordinance 69-2(B):

B. Animals left outdoors- It shall be unlawful for any...Read on...

Cold Weather Pet Safety Tips by the AVMA
Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

No lawn care noise before 8 a.m. Please!

Lawn Mower

Grass-cutting season is upon us. If lawn maintenance contractors show up at 7 a.m. on your property and start running the mower and leaf blowers, they’ll be in violation of Village code ordinance 104-4. Lawn mower and leaf blower usage is restricted to th...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Chief Chelel heads to Barnabas Health

Chief James Chelel

Jim Chelel may clock more time for golf outside his new job as a security administrator for Barnabas Health. After all, with fewer 2 a.m. calls, he’ll be better rested in his personal time.
“That never bothered me,” said South Orange’s long-time chief...Read on...