Water & Sewer

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: COVID-19 RATEPAYER RELIEF MEASURES

This notice announces relief measures for residential ratepayers experiencing economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review this message in its entirety. For more information please go to our website at www.lincolnpark.org or contact Jeannina Amadio at (973) 270-2057.

 INSTALLMENT PLAN AVAILABILITY

BE ADVISED that State law requires residential customers to be offered an installment plan for any water/sewer arrearages accruing between March 9, 2020 and March 15, 2022. Installment plans are available for up to 12 months.  To maintain the installment plan, a residential customer must ensure that accounts are up to date on all current charges. Should any current charges from March 15, 2022 forward not be paid within 30 days of the regular due date, the installment plan will be rescinded.  More information is available by emailing utilitybilling@bolp.org. Sewer liens that were sold before January 1, 2022 cannot be included in the installment plan...

COVID Utilities Notice

Customer Assistance:

If you're having trouble affording your utility bills, there are some options for help. Below is an overview of the assistance programs that are available to residents call 973-829-8264.

Financial Help | Morris County Human Services (morriscountynj.gov)

New Jersey 211:

Dial 2-1-1 any day, any time for confidential referrals to local health and human service assistance services or search NJ 2-1-1’s on-line database at: www.nj211.org

2-1-1- is funded by the United Ways of NJ in partnership Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2021 with the State of New Jersey.

LP WATER DEPARTMENT PUBLIC NOTICE

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER-POSTED 04/28/22

General Information

Important Sewer Notice

E-BILLS - To sign up for E-Bills please email the property address and email address to utilitybilling@BOLP.org (This is just to get the bills sent by email and not by the postcard in the mail)

Water / Sewer Account Information


Now you can access your tax, water, and sewer information and pay online.
Transaction fees are charged and collected by the banks and credit card merchants associated with the transaction type. The Borough of Lincoln Park DOES NOT collect any transaction fee. View your Account Information.

Consumption Charges - Quarterly Water Rates 

These water rates will be effective with 1st quarter of 2022.  Ordinance 1-22


Meter Size (in inches)
Minimum Charge
Allowed Usage
Usage Charge (Per 1,000 Gallons)
Applied To
0.75
$39.64
5,000
$10.24 5,001 - 100,000 gallons
1.00
$94.35
13,000
$10.24

13,001 - 100,000 gallons
1.50
$130.03
17,700
$10.24

17,701 - 100,000 gallons
2.00
$190.29
25,700
$10.24

25,701 - 100,000 gallons
3.00
$301.28
41,000
$10.24
41,001 - 100,000 gallons
4.00
$515.34
70,000
$10.24
70,000 - 100,000 gallons
8.00
$1,132.56
100,000
$10.24 100,001 gallons


All use in excess of 100,000 gallons shall be billed at $10.24 per 1,000 gallons.



Sewer Rates


 Type 2017
2018
2019
2020
Single-Family
$150.00
$150.00
$150.00
$150.00
Two-Family
$300.00
$300.00
$300.00
$300.00
Mother / Daughter
$262.50
$262.50
$262.50
$262.50
Apartments
$112.50
$112.50
$112.50
$112.50
One Family / Office
$235.00
$235.00
$235.00
$235.00

Commercial Rates*


Type
2017
2018
2019
2020
Commercial
$150.00
$150.00
$150.00
$150.00

*This is based on usage of 17,000 gallons of water per quarter with an additional charge of $6 per 1,000 gallons in excess thereof.

OPTIONS TO MAKE UTILITY PAYMENTS

  • Payment can be mailed to: Borough of Lincoln Park Water/Sewer Department, at 34 Chapel Hill Rd, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
  • Drop in the Payment Box: Drop Box - Available 24 hours, located on the front of the Municipal Building left of the Community room doors. (Cash payments are not permitted in the drop box.)
  • Online Bill Pay: Click Here
  • ACH Direct Withdrawal- We offer an ACH bank draft program (direct withdrawal) to our taxpayers. This service assures your payment will be received in a timely manner as well as providing a safe and secure way to pay your taxes and utility bill without the worry of mail delivery or coming in to pay in person. If you would like to enroll in this program, please complete the entire authorization form under Forms above.

Just a friendly reminder.
Per Ordinance: 461-2. ACCESS TO HYDRANTS: 
No person shall obstruct free access to any public fire hydrant or open or close or draw water therefrom without permission, in writing, from the Department of Public Works and Utilities, except in case of fire, when the Chief of the Fire Department, his assistants and officers and members of the Fire Department shall have free access to the same for the purpose of extinguishing fires.



Lead Service Line Inventory Report( Click system below for information)

Jacksonville System

Main System