Nestled in the Watchung Mountains, New Providence is home to 12,000 residents within 3.6 square miles in northwestern Union County, NJ. We are a  warm and welcoming community known for our beautiful residential neighborhoods, exceptional school system, our vibrant Business Community, and wonderful recreation facilities.  We welcome you to explore our website and our town!

Special Notices
2019 Recycling Schedule Change

Starting in January, 2019, the recycling schedule will change.  Recycling will occur on alternating weeks between the east side and...

Additional Leaf Vacuuming Collection – Current Permit Holders Only

There will be one additional leaf collection next week, weather permitting.  Leaves must be out by 5 AM Monday morning,...

Flags at Half-Staff Executive Order No. 43

December 2, 2018 Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed the following Executive Order: EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 47 Governor Phil Murphy...

Welcome to New Providence Booklets Available

The borough has a limited number of Welcome to New Providence booklets that we are making available to local realtors...

UPDATE from NJ Transit – Installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) Equipment

In order to accelerate the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on locomotives, cab control cars, and railroad rights-of-way,...


Upcoming Events

7:00 pm Borough Council Meeting
Borough Council Meeting
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Municipal Center  – 360 Elkwood Avenue, Ground Floor Council Chambers.
8:00 pm Sustainability Committee Meeting
Sustainability Committee Meeting
Dec 19 @ 8:00 pm
Please join us in the Lincoln Room in the lobby of the Municipal Center
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