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Departments

Borough Departments are overseen by the office of the Borough Manager.
 
Department Area of Responsibility
Ambulance
Emergency medical response and transport
Animal Control
Cat / Dog license info, traps and general information.
Building
Building permits, property maintenance, zoning
Clerk, Municipal
Council records, licenses, Borough records
Commuter Parking Commuter parking lot information
Court, Municipal
Court records, fee collection, court proceedings
Emergency Management Emergency response and planning
Engineering
Borough engineering related work
Finance
Borough finances, bonds, payroll, employee insurance
Fire
Emergency fire response
Fire Prevention Bureau
Fire inspections, investigations and fire prevention training
Health
Public health, sanitary inspections, training
Human Services
Food Pantry, Minibus Service, Social Services
Library Books, magazines and periodicals for loan
Manager
Administration of  the Borough
Police Police Department
 -Special Police Volunteer Special Police Officers assist the Fair Lawn Police
Public Works DPW

  - Administration Administration of Public Works
  - Buildings & Grounds Borough building maintenance and repair
  - Electrical
Borough electrical work
  - Recycling Recycling, solid waste, clean communities
  - Roads Roads, street signs, plowing
  - Sewer Sanitary sewer system and pump stations
  - Shade Tree Planting and maintenance of Borough trees
  - Fleet Maintenance
Maintenance and repair of Borough vehicles
  - Water Water system
Planning Board
Reviews subdivisions, site plans, planned development and Master Plan
Purchasing
Purchasing procedures and bid specifications
Recreation & Parks
Administration of Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services
  - Senior Center Senior Citizen socializing and recreation
Rescue Squad
Emergency response
Senior Services
 A compilation of programs and services for Senior Citizens 
Tax Assessor
Assess properties in the Borough
Tax Collector
Collection of water bills and property taxes
Veterans Affairs Matters regarding resident members of the U.S. Military and Veterans 
Vital Records
Birth, Marriage, Death records
Zoning Department
Reviews land use issues and variations from zoning codes