Permits

2021 Essex County Park System Permits       

                                              COUNTY OF ESSEX DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS              

                                                 115 CLIFTON AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07104                                                

Phone Number: (973) 268-3500

APPLICATION SUBMISSION AND QUESTIONS: permits@parks.essexcountynj.org (Completed applications can be mailed, emailed or hand delivered)

PAYMENT INFORMATION: Payments for applications can be submitted by check via: Mail or in person for Cash, Check, Money Order or Credit Card at above address.

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About Permits and Fees

You must fill out and submit an application in order to recieve confirmation on requested dates.

No availability is given over the phone. 

*SUBMIT APPLICATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE*

*APPLICATION PROCESSING MAY TAKE BETWEEN 1 DAY - 2 WEEKS*

*INCOMPLETE OR ILLEGIBLE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED*

  • Picnic Permit Application (Essex County only allows for Cookouts/Barbeques at the locations on the PICNIC APPLICATION ALL OTHER LOACTIONS ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE UNDER 25 PEOPLE