Public Works

Mission Statement

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides essential services to the residents of Paramus in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient and cost effective manner. The Public Works, through its dedicated employees, strives to plan, design, build, maintain and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects the environment and ability of government to adequately preserve these assets for succeeding generations.

The Public Works Department enhances the quality of life through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork and vision and to provide dependable, high quality, cost effective and responsive public works to the residents, businesses and visitors of the Borough of Paramus. Follow the Public Works Department on Facebook


The Paramus Department of Public Works is comprised of several divisions which include:

  • Building and Grounds
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Quality of Life
  • Recycling
  • Roads
  • Sanitation
  • Sewers


A few of the DPW responsibilities are:

  • Fleet maintenance and repairs
  • Leaf collection
  • Municipal building maintenance and repairs
  • Sanitation and recycling collection
  • Sewer maintenance and repairs
  • Snow removal
  • Street cleaning
  • Street maintenance and repairs
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