Departments

Building Department

The Township of Verona Building Department is located in the Verona Community Center at 880 Bloomfield Ave. The Construction Code Office, Rent Control BoardProperty Maintenance and Zoning operate under the auspices of the Building Department.

Community Center

The Verona Community Center houses the Building Department, the Co. #1 Fire Department; the Health & Social Services, Vital Statistics; inspectors (building, electric, fire, plumbing); the Recreation Department & Senior Services.

In addition, the Verona Community Center offers rental possibilities for its ballroom, gymnasium, and small party room. For further information, please visit the Rentals Page.

Courts

The Township of Verona Municipal Court is located in Town Hall, 600 Bloomfield Ave, on the second floor. The Court office is open daily from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. The Court sessions are held on the first and third Wednesdays at 5 p.m., and second and fourth Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Fire

The Township of Verona Fire Department is comprised of all volunteers, which saves Verona Taxpayers millions of dollars a year while still maintaining the professionalism, quality service, and level of training found in any other municipality’s fire department.

Fire Prevention Bureau (FPB)

The Fire Prevention Bureau provides various types of Inspections for the Sale of Homes, Inspection of Life Hazard Uses and Fire/Safety Assessments. It also provides Fire Prevention/Educational programs, along with a Public Affairs image that emphasizes good Fire/Safety habits and programs.

Health & Social Services

The Verona Health Department includes the following: Animal Control, Clinical Services: Periodic Health Screenings, Communicable Disease Control, Environmental and Sanitarian Services (Food Licensing), Health Education, Immunizations Audits for Schools, Medical Transportation, Social Services: Information & Referral, Vital Statistics: Marriages, Deaths & Births

Police

Located in the Municipal Building at 600 Bloomfield Ave., the Township of Verona Police Department is served by a police department consisting of a Police Chief, 31 sworn officers, three full-time professional dispatchers, three administrative personnel, 32 school crossing Guards, and a full-time Emergency Management Coordinator and Communication specialist.

Public Works

The Township of Verona Public Works Department is responsible for broken streetlights, leaf bags, leaf dumps, potholes, recycling, and water leaks.

Recreation

Verona residents thrive within a community full of recreation activity provided through municipal services and a network of volunteer-run organizations. Both the currently expanding Community Center and Veterans Sports Complex host activities for everyone from the very young to active older adults. Facility use includes high school and youth sports, youth programs, community organization meetings, senior exercise classes, hall rentals, and so much more.

Rescue Squad

The Township of Verona Rescue Squad is a non-profit volunteer organization which provides Emergency Medical Services to the Township of Verona.

Tax Assessor

Questions concerning your property assessments, tax appeals, and veteran and senior citizen deduction applications should be addressed to the Verona Tax Assessor, located in the Verona Community Center at 880 Bloomfield Avenue, at (973) 857-4837.

Tax Collection

Any questions regarding tax bills or payments should be directed to the Verona Tax Collector, located in Town Hall at 600 Bloomfield Avenue, at (973) 857-4777.

Town Hall

Verona’s Town Hall houses Verona’s Administrative offices, and Police Department. The Verona Civic Center is the area bounded by Town Hall, the Verona Public Library, and H. B. Whitehorne Middle School

Vital Statistics

It is strongly recommended to call ahead to make an appointment at 973-857-4800 or 973-857-4824 or visit us at 880 Bloomfield Ave. at the Verona Community Center. You can also download all the necessary forms.