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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Gas-powered blowers banned from use from June 1 to August 31

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Council Approves Pilot Program to Ban Gas-powered Blowers June 1 to August 31

SUMMIT, N.J., April 7, 2021 – At its meeting on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Summit Common Council voted to approve an amendment to the municipal noise ordinance that will es...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Two streets a week campaign will help curb careless driving

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Summit Police Dept is working to reduce careless driving through its new "two streets a week" campaign. The program will coordinate enforcement efforts and establish an ongoing police presence to decrease speeding and other dangerous traffic violations.

Public Safety
Posted on: March 30, 2021

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The new voluntary registry of privately-owned video surveillance systems will provide SPD detectives with a map of where cameras are located in Summit, to quickly identify cameras that may have captured criminal activity. Info at

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Summit Free Market returns May 8


The first Summit Free Market event of 2021 will be held on Saturday, May 8 from 8AM to 3PM at the Municipal Transfer Station located at 40 New Providence Avenue. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, item drop-off and shopping will be by appointment only. Summit ...

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Summit Free Market
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Summit Police Department announces safe driving campaign

NF SPD utext campaign

The Summit Police Department is announcing its participation in New Jersey’s enforcement and awareness campaign, “UDrive. UText. UPay.” during the month of April 2021. The initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behavio...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Spring curbside leaf collection: April 5 through April 23

Leaf bags

Leaves are collected on trash collection days. Leaves should be placed in paper, biodegradable bags at the curb. Twigs, branches, and other yard debris should not be included in leaf bags. Property owners should not rake or blow leaves into the street.

Leaf collection guidelines (PDF) Public Works
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Participate in the next Common Council meeting by video conference

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To view the Meeting on YouTube

To join by Zoom meeting: (each meeting has a unique link that is updated two days before the scheduled meeting)Link for April 6 meeting:

Meeting access codes and instructions

Mayor & Common Council