ORDERS & NOTICES
WPPD: Alternate side (all affected streets) and street cleaning (McBride Ave.) regulations are in full effect.
Woodland Park Property Tax Bill UPDATE:
Tax bills are due on May 1st. The State has not postponed the due date. However, Gov. Murphy has signed an executive order alllowing municipalities the option of extending the grace period to June 1.
At the May 6 Municipal Council meeting a resolution was approved extending the grace period for property taxes to June 1, 2020. This was done in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order and will allow taxpayers additional time to pay due to the current public health emergency.
The Municipal Building and DPW are CLOSED to the public.
For a list of Borough phone numbers and emails, click HERE
• The Recycling Center is open for recyclable drop-offs. • Trash and Recycling pick ups will be subject to change. • The May 6
Council Meeting will be held as a "virtual" meeting, but not as a "Youth Council Meeting".
Notice from the W.P. Dept. of Inspections: All "interior" building code and fire code inspections are cancelled until further notice. • For more information, call 973-345-8100 ext. 103.
N.J. Judiciary (njcourts.gov) has announced a suspension of Municipal Court through April 26. READ MORE ...
The Borough of Woodland Park has suspended the April 1 effective date of Ordinance 19-09, which regulates the use of single-use plastic bags by retail establishments, to date to be determined due to the concerns and uncertainties of the Coronavirus crisis.
TESTING: Passaic County residents now have access to a COVID-19 drive-thru
testing site from 9 am - 12 pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, on the campus of
William Paterson University. Due to less demand, the site has reduced the number of testing days.
Please note you MUST still be a Passaic County resident.
Now OPEN Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.
NO SYMPTOMS - NO PRESCRIPTION - NO APPOINTMENT - NO CHARGE
DATA: To access data on the "Confirmed Cases By Municipality", go to county's
Coronavirus Information page and scroll below the COVID-19 Dashboard.
All non-essential businesses are directed to CLOSE, as per N.J. Gov. Murphy's Executive Orders issued March 21. For a summary of Executive Order 107 & 108, CLICK HERE ...
New Jersey tax filing deadline is extended from April 15th to July 15th
Motor Vehicle Commission announced that the closure of all New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agencies, road testing, and inspections facilities will be extended through May 10 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. • The REAL ID requirement has been extended for another year, until October 2021, so customers should not feel pressured. • Expiration dates of all drivers licenses, non-driver identifications, vehicle registration and inspection stickers expiring before May 31 have been extended for an additional two months. • Renewals, replacements, change of address and other transactions can be completed online at the NJMVC website.
Governor Philip Murphy's Executive Order 110 closing all daycare facilities except those that have been certified to stay open for "essential parents".
Governor Philip Murphy's Executive Order 107 stay at home directive and designation of essential businesses, plus Executive Order 108 invalidating all county and municipal restrictions. • Administrative Order No. 2020-10 has ameneded Executive Order 107 to designate some businesses as essential, such as pet grooming/daycare/boarding, religious worship supplies, vehicle deliveries, and personal care providers/caretakers. For the text of the administrative order, click here ...
Governor Phil Murphy announced Executive Order 118 on April 7, closing all State parks and forests and County parks to further social distancing measures.
Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 120 on April 8, postponing Primary Elections on Tuesday, June 2 to Tuesday, July 7.
Governor Murphy signs Executive Order No. 122, on April 8th, to Cease All Non-Essential Construction Projects and Impose Additional Mitigation Requirements on Essential Retail Businesses and Industries to include the requirement of masks by employees and customers and the limiting of customers to 50% of capacity.
— For a reader-friendly listing of the provisions of Executive Order No. 122, click here ...
April 28, 2020: Governor Murphy outlined six key principles and benchmarks to guide the process for restoring New Jersey’s economic health by ensuring public health. The stay-at-home Executive Order, which has been in effect since March 21, will remain in effect in its entirety until further notice. To read the governor's principles and key metrics that will guide the process for lifting restrictions and restoring New Jersey’s economic health through public health, click here ...
April 29, 2020: Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 133, reopening State Parks on Saturday, May 2 and granting permission for counties to reopen parks as they so choose.
• All State Parks and Forests shall open to the public to engage in the following passive recreational activities in which social distancing can be readily achieved: fishing, hunting, boating, canoeing, hiking, walking, running or jogging, biking, birding, and horseback riding.
• The following shall remain closed to the public at all State Parks and Forests: picnic areas, playgrounds, exercise stations and equipment, chartered watercraft services and rentals, swimming, pavilions, restrooms, and other buildings or facilities, such as visitor centers, interpretive centers and interior historical sites.
• The following recommendations and policies shall apply to all State Parks and Forests: a) Employees and visitors should wear cloth face coverings while in the State Park or Forest in all settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, except where doing so would inhibit that individual’s health or where the individual is under two years of age; b) Available parking must be limited at all State Parks and Forests at 50% of the maximum capacity at one time, and visitors shall be prohibited from parking in undesignated areas, including in roadways and other undesignated areas; c) No picnicking shall be allowed, including on picnic blankets in signed picnic areas, and no picnic blankets, chairs, coolers, and other such personal property shall be carried into any State Parks and Forests. ... click here for full text
May 4: Gov. Murphy announced today that New Jersey Schools will be CLOSED for the remainder of the school year.
May 6: Gov. Murphy signed Executive Order 138 which extends the New Jersey's declared public health emergency under Executive Order 103 by an additional 30 days to June 5th.
N.J. Governor Phil Murphy Announces “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health”
— April 28, 2020