Essex County Town & City Hall

Find Essex County New Jersey town & city halls. Town and city halls provide information on government agencies, boards, commissions, committees, departments, and elected officials.

Belleville Town Hall 152 Washington Avenue Belleville NJ 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall 44 City Hall Plaza East Orange NJ 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall 375 Millburn Ave Millburn NJ 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall 920 Broad Street Newark NJ 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall 29 North Day Street City of Orange NJ 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Town Hall 600 Bloomfield Avenue Verona NJ 07044 973-857-4767

West Orange Town Hall 66 Main Street West Orange NJ 07052 973-325-4000

About Essex County Town & City Halls

A Essex County Town or City Hall is a building that serves as the focal point of government activity for a town or city in Essex County, NJ. It is the location where the proceedings of the Essex County legislative body take place and usually houses the central offices for the executive and administrative functions of the government. Depending on the size of the building, some municipal functions, and a number of citizen services may operate out of a Town or City Hall in Essex County.

You may contact Town & City Halls for questions about:
  • Essex County Public records
  • Marriage licenses and certificates
  • Town and City government offices
  • Local Essex County politics
  • Voter poll locations and election procedures
Essex County Public Records

Town and City Halls in Essex County can provide free public records upon request. These records include Essex County marriage licenses and certificate copies, as well as a variety of other historical and vital records. Essex County birth and death records, marriage and divorce records can be obtained from Town and City Halls. Other public records that may be obtained in Essex County include local elections and voter records, Essex County Court records, Essex County property tax assessments and real estate records.

Essex County Town and City Councils

Essex County City Halls and Town Halls have a chamber where public meetings of the Town Council, City Council, or other elected legislative body take place. The chambers are set up to allow for discussion among Council members and executive and administrative officers, as well as members of the Essex County public interested in addressing the Council. Audience seating is available for members of the public and the media to observe public meetings in Essex County, New Jersey. City or Town Halls are also equipped with telecommunications equipment to allow for taping and televising of public meetings. Other elected and appointed boards and commissions, such as the Essex County Planning and Zoning Commissions, may also use the chambers for their meetings, particularly if members of the public or media attend the meetings.

Government Offices in Essex County, NJ

The office of the chief executive or administrative official, such as the Essex County City or Town Manager, is located in Town or City Hall. Depending on the size of the building and how the departments are organized, other administrative functions may also be located in Town or City Hall, such as the Essex County Finance Department or Human Resources. Many of the operating departments that have direct interaction with citizens are located in Town or City Hall, including the Essex County Clerk's Office, Essex County Tax Collector, and Essex County Building Inspector. Departments that have extensive or specialized space requirements, such as Essex County Police Department, Fire Department, Public Library, and Public Works, tend to be located in separate stand-alone facilities.