Newark City Hall will be closed in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday on Thursday, February 12 and there will be no trash pick-up on that day.
Residents should not put out their trash on Thursday, as doing so may result in a fine. Residents whose garbage is collected by a private contractor will not be affected. On Friday, February 13, regular trash and recycling collections will resume, and residents whose trash and recycling are picked up that day must place their refuse and recycling at their curbs for pick-up by 6 a.m.
The Department of Health and Community Wellness’ inspection services, transportation for seniors, and health clinic, will not operate on Thursday, February 12. In addition, the Bureau of Vital Statistics will be closed. Residents will not be able to apply for permits, birth certificates, name-change certificates, marriage licenses, nor pay water or tax bills at City Hall.
The Municipal Court will also be closed on Lincoln’s Birthday. Residents can make payments on parking and traffic tickets through the website www.njmcdirect.com. To utilize this website, residents will need their summons number, including the prefix, and the City of Newark’s court code, which is 0714.