Other Important Information


Building Permits
Check with the Zoning and Planning/permits Office before beginning any project to obtain the proper permits. To schedule inspections, please call 856-854-0720 x130. For more information or a complete Collingswood Zoning map, please visit our Zoning Office page.

Commission Meetings
Do you have questions or suggestions for the Mayor and Commissioners?  The borough is committed to connecting with residents and has created a variety of ways to do so. We live-stream our monthly meetings and we also hold town forums in neighborhoods throughout Collingswood to encourage residents to come out and share ideas and concerns with the governing body.  For further information, visit our Meetings and Forums page.

Electric Utility
Electricity is supplied by Public Service Electric and Gas. Please direct inquiries about electric service directly to Public Service Electric and Gas customer service at 800-436-7734. More information can be found on their website.

Fire Department
The Collingswood Fire Department can be reached at 856-854-1043 for non-emergency issues. To report a fire, dial 9-1-1. For more information, visit the Collingswood Fire Department page. 

Police Department
In the event of an emergency, all residents are urged to call 9-1-1 or the Collingswood Police Department at 856-854-1901. For more information about filing police reports, parking info, or firearms info, please visit our Collingswood Police page. 

Post Office
970 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108 - 856-963-6597

Parking for Residents
Parking is available in the Collingswood downtown and in select parking lots. Metered street parking is available along Haddon Ave and on most side streets. Rates are 50 cents per hour and parking is enforced 9AM-9PM seven days a week. Overnight parking is prohibited on most Collingswood Streets between the hours of 2:00am and 6:00am and persons violating this ordinance may be ticketed. An overnight parking permit can be obtained from the Collingswood Police Department but must be renewed each year. For visitors or temporary situations, please call the vehicle in at 856-784-9161. If you are unsure, please call the police non-emergency line at 856-854-1901.

For more information about parking in Collingswood (including applications for overnight parking permits) click here.

Sewer Utilities
To report a sewage stoppage during regular hours (Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM), please call 856-858-0533. During off hours or holidays, please call 856-854-1900.

Water Utility
Please direct inquiries about water billing to the Water Department at 856-854-1125 or visit the Water Department page. 

Please place solid waste and recyclables curbside after 5pm on the night before pickup, or before 6am on your collection day. Plastic or metal containers or watertight heavy-duty plastic trash bags may be used for solid waste. Recycling is single stream. See Full information about trash pickup here.