35 Municipal Drive Lumberton, NJ 08048 • (609) 267-3217
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Hours of Operation

Municipal Building 
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm

Registrar of Vital Statistics
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm

Tax Assessor
Wednesday 8:00am to 4:00pm

Tax Collector
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm

Notary Public
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm


Department of Public Works


35 Municipal Drive,
Lumberton, NJ 08048
(609) 267-3217

Hours: Mon - Fri  6:45am to 2:45pm

DPW Yard is Open to Residents on the  1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 7:30am to 1:30pm

Free Mulch Available - The Public Works Department has mulch available for Lumberton Township residents only. It is piled next to the waste oil shed in the parking lot directly across the street from the  Municipal Complex.   There is NO topsoil or compost available.

Public Works


 We encourage you to label your recycle and trash containers with your house number or some other identifying marking, this will help locate your containers if they are missing. 

 The Recycling drop off Center has been moved to its new location on Chestnut Street.  The facility is located just past the FLW School towards Rt. 38.  This will include all paper, cardboard, bottles & cans.  If you have any questions please call the Township building at (609) 267-3217. The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining all Township owned property including buildings & grounds, recreation parks, athletic fields, roads, drainage systems, street signs, sidewalks, vehicles and equipment. All collection of trash is coordinated thru Public Works. This department works very closely with officials of Burlington County in all areas of the State mandated recycling program.
The General Foreman of Public Works: Tom Shover
Phone: (609) 267-3217 ext.143


Click here for the   LEAF COLLECTION 2017

Brush is collected curbside and chipped by the Township. Brush is considered to be shrub and tree branches between 2 inches and 10 inches in diameter. Brush shall be stacked near the edge of the roadway with the cut ends all facing one direction.

Due to the need of residents this time of year, brush collection will be done on the third (3rd) full week of the month on your regular trash day.

IMPORTANT: Put Material Out On Your Regular Collection Day



•  Week of January 2nd on your regular trash day

•  Week of February 6th on your regular trash day

•  Week of March 6th on your regular trash day

•  Week of April 3rd on your regular trash day

•  Week of May 1st on your regular trash day

•  Week of June 5th on your regular trash day

•  Week of July 3rd on your regular trash day
(pushed back one day due to the 4th of July Holiday)

•  Week of August 7th on your regular trash day

•  Week of September 4th on your regular trash day
(pushed back one day due to the Labor Day Holiday)

•  Week of October 2nd on your regular trash day

•  Week of November 6th on your regular trash day

No Bulk Collection the month of December


Items NOT collected by Public Works

  • Asphalt
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Pavement
  • Branches & Brush over 10 inches in diameter
  • Block
  • Brick
  • Concrete
  • Decks
  • Fences
  • Masonry
  • Roof Shingles
  • Sheds
  • Sod
  • Oversized Tires by nature of their weight and size

The above items will not be picked up or disposed of by the Township.  The property owner shall make arrangements with a private company for their disposal.  (Chapter 162 of the Lumberton Township Code Book)


Access to General Code

Township Legislation, Public Records and Forms can now be searched on the General Code website under Lumberton Township - Misc. Documents.

Now it is as simple as typing in a subject in a search box to locate the information you seek. Click on the Township Codes, Forms  & Records tab located on the left side of this page to be directed to the Lumberton Township pages of eCode by General Code. The following records are available along with all Township Codes:

Agendas ~ Minutes ~ Ordinances ~ Resolutions ~ Budgets ~ Audits ~ Master Plan ~ and most municipal forms