Chatham Township & Borough

Important Numbers:

Non- Emergency Fire Department (973)-635-9090
Non- Emergency Police Department (973)-635-8000
Animal Control (973) 377-2295
Poison Control (973) 972-9280

Chatham Township Town Hall is located at 58 Meyersville Rd 

Township Information
Chatham Township and Chatham Borough were settled in the late 1600s and have transformed into thriving communities with prime location and a bustling downtown. Located on a direct train line to New York City and 25 minutes away from Newark Airport,  and Chatham residents are well located. Tree lined streets and an impressive public school system it is no wonder Chatham is at the top of lists for those looking for new homes.

Public Library
The library is available free of charge for residents of both Chatham Township and Chatham Borough in the heart of downtown. The library offers free Wi-Fi, eBooks, access to free magazines in an instant and a ‘Job Seekers Database’. With special events several times a month for children and teens, there is something exciting for everyone. Ranging from live music to yoga poses and yoga stories. To stay updated on all events and offerings please visit

School District
Residents of Chatham township and Chatham borough are welcomed to the public school system that aims to ensure the equality of all students to ensure success and access to all curricular and extra curricular offerings. There are four elementary schools, a middle school and a high school that all work hard to provide the best education for children. Chatham public schools have a strict no bullying policy and have created committees against bullies’ and their harmful actions. For more information please visit

Chatham recreation is unique in its offering to members of the Chatham communities to promote, organize, and maintain a variety of different programs for its residents. With several main fields and facilities it is easy to find something to remain active and engaged with the community. Chatham also offers access to the Memorial Park Pool for the summer months that keeps over 600 members cool and occupied. Garden Park provides access to tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground area as well. Learn more at and

Township Organizations:

NewComers Club
“Small Town Big Fun” is the tag line for the lively and active Newcomers Club of Chatham Township. With ladies nights out, wine tasting classes, bowling, and monthly theme parties, joining the community has never been easier. By strengthening the connection to those you may know or welcoming new members, the newcomers club provides an entertaining way to stay involved. For a full list of events please visit

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