Fair Lawn, NJ

With a population of 33,597 individuals and five neighborhoods, Fair Lawn is the 52nd largest community in New Jersey.


The median age is 41.6 and 58% are married.

National Register of Historic Places

​Fair Lawn has several listings on the National Register of Places

  • Naugle House, 42-49 Dunkerhook Road

  • Jacob Vanderbeck Jr. House, 41-25 Dunkerhook Road

  • Richard J. Berdan House, 2407 Fair Lawn Avenue

  • Cadmus-Folly House, 19-21 Fair Lawn Avenue

  • Radburn Train Station, Pollitt Drive & Fair Lawn Ave

  • Peter Garretson House, 4-02 River Road

  • G.V.H. Berdan House, 1219 River Road

Important Fair Lawn Website Links

Department Area of Responsibility
Emergency medical response and transport
Animal Control
Cat / Dog license info, traps and general information.
Borough Hall
All Fair Lawn related matters
Building permits, property maintenance, zoning
Calendar of Meetings & Activites
Clerk, Municipal
Council records, licenses, Borough records
Commuter Parking Commuter parking lot information
Court, Municipal
Court records, fee collection, court proceedings
Emergency Management Emergency response and planning
Borough engineering related work
Borough finances, bonds, payroll, employee insurance
Emergency fire response
Fire Prevention Bureau
Fire inspections, investigations and fire prevention training
Public health, sanitary inspections, training
Human Services
Food Pantry, Minibus Service, Social Services
Library Books, magazines and periodicals for loan
Administration of the Borough
Police Police Department
-Special Police Volunteer Special Police Officers assist the Fair Lawn Police
Public Works DPW

- Administration Administration of Public Works
- Electrical
Borough electrical work
- Recycling Recycling, solid waste, clean communities
- Roads Roads, street signs, plowing
- Sewer Sanitary sewer system and pump stations
- Shade Tree Planting and maintenance of Borough trees
- Fleet Maintenance
Maintenance and repair of Borough vehicles
- Water Water system
Planning Board
Reviews subdivisions, site plans, planned development and Master Plan
Purchasing procedures and bid specifications
Recreation & Parks
Administration of Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services
- Senior Center Senior Citizen socializing and recreation
Rescue Squad
Emergency response
Senior Services
A compilation of programs and services for Senior Citizens
Tax Assessor
Assess properties in the Borough
Tax Collector
Collection of water bills and property taxes
Veterans Affairs Matters regarding resident members of the U.S. Military and Veterans
Vital Records
Birth, Marriage, Death records
Zoning Department
Reviews land use issues and variations from zoning codes

The median age is 41.6 and 58% are married.