Reporting a Power Outage

If your power is out JCP&L has 4 ways to report it:

Visit and click the "Report an Outage" tab

Sign up for text messaging with them and text "OUT' from your mobile phone

Visit their 24/7 Power Center on using a smartphone, tablet or laptop

Call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to speak with a representative

The Police Department and Public Works report downed lines or outages as they are found, however, it is important that you report your loss as well so that the Power Company can track the outage and report back to you the status of the restoration.

If you need additional assistance please contact the police department at (973) 366-0557.

Click here to monitor power restoration from the JCP&L website




Borough of Wharton

Wharton is a community of approximately 6,500 residents in the highlands of Morris County. Wharton is located between Routes 15, 46 and 80, stretching south from the main entrance of Picatinny Arsenal, a major army research and development center, to Route 46 abounded on the west by Roxbury Township and the east by Dover and Rockaway Township. The Borough is approximately 2.2 square miles.

Contact Information

10 Robert Street, Wharton,
New Jersey 07885
Phone - (973) 361-8444

Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Moday thru Friday

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