Borough of Highlands, NJ
  40.40422oN by 73.990674oE

Public Notices
2017 Candidate Information (pdf)
2017 2018 Rabies Clinics (pdf)
June 30, 2017 Special Meeting Notice (pdf)
2017 Municipal Open Space Grant Meeting (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-12 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-11 (pdf)
17-100 - Adopting 2017 Municipal Budget -1(5) (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-10 (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-11 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-08 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-07 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-01 (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-01 (pdf)
2017 Introduced Budget (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-08 (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-07 (pdf)
Advertisement Budget 2017 (pdf)
2016 Annual Financial Statement (pdf)
Notice of Adoption Highlands - O-17-04 (pdf)
Notice of Adoption -O-17-05 (pdf)
Special Meeting March 20 (pdf)
O-17-05 - Notice of Introduction (pdf)
O-17-04 - Notice of Introduction (pdf)
Notice of Adoption - ORD 17-03 - Various Cap. Improvs (pdf)
Notice of Adoption - O-17-02 (pdf)
O-17-03 Capital Ordinance - Various Cap. Improvs. - 1_2017 - Highlands-c (pdf)
O-17-02 - Green Team Advisory Committee (pdf)
Legal Notice of Initiation of Declaratory Judgment Action (pdf)
Archived Public Notices

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Borough of Highlands, NJ

Adminstrative Offices
42 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone:  732-872-1224
Fax:  732-872-0670
Building Department
19 Bay Avenue, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone:  732-872-1515 x210

Office Hours
Mon - Fri
8:30am to 4:30pm
Office Hours
Mon - Thur
4:30pm to 7:30pm  

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News & Announcements

Borough Council Candidates Debate This Friday
On Friday, October 20th at 8pm the Borough Council Candidates will debate at the Community Center, located at 22 Snug Harbor Avenue. The debate will be moderated by Muriel J. Smith, a former Highlands resident. Ms. Smith is asking for resident input and will be accepting questions to be asked anonymously at the debate. All questions can be addressed to Ms. Smith at

Although this event is open to the public, it is not a Borough sponsored event.
Mission Possible at Henry Hudson
Join the Henry Hudson Regional Admiral Jr. Players on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28th at 7pm for their production of Mission: Possible. Hope to see you there!
Electric Line Inspections
JCPL will be conducting routine inspections of their lines in Monmouth County starting Friday, October 13th, and continuing for 10 days weather permitting. Residents of Monmouth County may see slow, low flying, black & silver helicopters throughout the County during this time.
CareOne at KJ Clothing Drive (pdf)
9/29 to 10/5 Clothing Drive for those in need from recent hurricanes at Care One. Please see the attachment for details to help others as they helped us after Sandy.
Asset Mapping Flyer v7.26.17-2 (pdf)
The Department of Environmental Protection and officials in the Two Rivers region of northeastern Monmouth County are encouraging the public to identify buildings and other facilities in their communities that should be part of focused flood-resiliency planning efforts. Please see the flyer attached.
Blood Drive
The Highlands Fire Department Fall Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday September 26, 2017 from 5-8pm at the Firehouse, 17-1 Shore Drive.
Borough Calendars
Borough Calendars with lots of information about meetings, clubs, events, schools, trash days and so much more are at the Office, 42 Shore Drive, and the Community Center, 22 Snug Harbor. You can pick them up during business hours 8:30am-4:30pm. Next year, the calendar will be mailed to all households in January of 2018.
Brush, Bulk and Garbage Pick-Up
Please note NEW DPW Yard Hours are: Monday & Thursday 1:30-5:30 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30am to 2:30pm, Saturday 8am to 1pm. If you are unsure of your Zone, please call 732-872-1224 x0 or click here Know Your Zone
Mosquito Control Information (pdf)
Transportation for our Veterans (pdf)
The Monmouth County Division of Transportation provides service to the Tinton Falls VA Clinic. Appointments must be scheduled 7 days in advance. There is no charge for this service. Please click "more" for schedule for Brick, East Orange, Lyons.

Borough Reports
Army Corps
Adopted Zoning Map (pdf)
Bicycle Plan June 2011 (pdf)
Capital Improvement Program for 2017 (pdf)
Highlands Design Manual (pdf)
Highlands Housing Element and Fair Share Plan (pdf)
Highlands Studio Presentation - Final (pdf)
Land Use Plan Amendment (pdf)
Master Plan
Master Plan Re-Examination Report 12-27-16 FINAL (pdf)
Recreation and Open Space Plan (pdf)
Stamped Concrete Care Manual (pdf)
Storm Water Management Plan (pdf)
Strategic Recovery Planning Report Presentation (pdf)
Strategic Recovery Planning Report (pdf)
USGS Preliminary Landslide Report12-6-16 (pdf)

Community Calendar
Thu Oct 19
Flyer Raising Resilient Teens
5:00pm Raising Resilient Teens Presentation, Community Center
Fri Oct 20
8:00pm Candidate Debate, Community Center
Sat Oct 21
Flyer Halloween 2017
8:30am Farmers Market, Huddy Park
1:00pm Recreation Dept. Halloween Parade and Costume Contest, Bay Ave. & Community Center
Tue Oct 24
7:00pm Green Team Meeting, Community Center
Thu Oct 26
7:30pm Historical Society Meeting, Community Center
Fri Oct 27
7:00pm Teen Night, Community Center
Sat Oct 28
3:00pm Zombie Parade, Starting at Huddy Park
Wed Nov 1
4th Quarter Tax Bill - Sewer Bill Due!
8:00pm Council Meeting, Community Center
Thu Nov 2
7:00pm Open Space, Community Center