Sussex Borough was settled by Peter Decker in approximately 1742. It was incorporated from Wantage Township as the Borough of Deckertown on October 15, 1891. The name was changed to Sussex Borough on March 2, 1902.
Sussex Borough DPW will remove leaf and brush from Borough properties every Monday from April 1st until November 30th. Materials for pick up should be placed curb side the night before scheduled removal. All leaves and clippings must be placed in brown paper bags. NO plastic bags will be accepted. Each property address can receive ten free leaf bags at the Municipal Building between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm. Brush shall be securely and properly tied into bundles to prevent spilling or scattering. The bundles shall be of a size and weight to permit ease of handling by one person and shall be packaged or otherwise assembled in quantities weighing not more than 40 pounds.