Borough of Highlands, NJ
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The Official Site of the Borough of Highlands, NJ

42 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732

Administrative Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm Phone 732-872-1224
Building Dept. Office Hours: Wednesday 2:00 pm-4:00pm *See their page for more information*
DPW Yard Hours: Tuesday 8:00am-2pm, Thursday 11:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 7:00am-3:30pm
Land Use Board Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm & Thursdays 8:30 am - 7:00 pm 

Lifeguards will not be on duty until June 15th 

Please be advised that the NJDOT will be paving on Navesink Avenue to Bay Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday evening.

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News & Announcements

Job Position for Part-Time Seasonal Help in Streets and Roads Division (pdf)
Job Position for Full-Time Recreation Coordinator (pdf)
Job Position for Full-Time Cashier (pdf)
J.F Kiely Construction Letter to residents of Grand Tour
Salsa ~ Merengue Beginner Workshop for Adults (pdf)
National Hurricane Preparedness
Notice to Portland Road Residents
Highlands Summer Concert Series
Cable Satisfaction Survey
Please take the following survey to let us know what you think of your current cable TV service.
J.F Kiely Construction Letter to residents of Portland Road
DEP News Release - Free Tree Seedlings (pdf)
Recreation Department Part Time Seasonal Help
Adult Basketball
Spring Rabies Schedule (pdf)
Highlands Teen Photography Group (pdf)
Utility Notice (pdf)
Improvements to Valley Street Resident Notification (pdf)
Awarded Professionals
Brian Chabarek, Esq. has been appointed Borough Attorney. Doug Rohmeyer, PE has been appointed Borough Engineer.
St. John's United Methodist Church Jersey Shore Workcamp (pdf)
Atlantic Coast Recycling Quality and Moisture issues (pdf)
Monmouth County Board of Health rabies clinics (pdf)
Immunization Services for Children & Adults (pdf)
Kids on the Move
State of New Jersey Mandated Recycling & Recycling Enforcement (pdf)
Monmouth County Resident's Recycling Guide (pdf)
Reporting Power Outages
Reporting Power Outages In the event you experience a power outage please contact JCP&L by telephone at 1-888-LIGHTSS (544-4877) or go to their website at:
Reporting Pot Holes & Dead Deer
Highlands Borough cannot fix potholes located on state and county roads and they must be reported to the governmental agency responsible for the road. For State highways please visit Dead deer on State highways can also be reported to this website. For potholes on County roads please call the Monmouth County Pothole Hotline at 732-431-6550.
How to customize Nixle (pdf)
Please click 'More' to see how to customize your Nixle Alert preferences. If you have not yet signed up for Nixle, just text 07732 to 888777 or go to
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.
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.
NJHMFA's Foreclosure Mediation Assistance Program

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Borough Reports
2018 HFD Year End Review Report (pdf)
Shadow Lawn Revelopment Final Revised Plan (pdf)
Captains Cove Redevelopment Plan (pdf)
2018 Open Space Application (pdf)
2017 Highlands Audit (pdf)
Adopted Zoning Map May 2018 (pdf)
Army Corps
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)
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan 2018 (pdf)
Strategic Recovery Planning Report Presentation (pdf)
Strategic Recovery Planning Report (pdf)
USGS Preliminary Landslide Report12-6-16 (pdf)

Community Calendar
Sat May 25
12:00pm Memorial Day Parade Step-off, Huddy Park
Sun May 26
10:00am-5:00pm HBP Seaport Craft Show, Huddy Park
Mon May 27
Borough offices closed
Schools closed
Memorial Day
Tue May 28
6:45pm Highlands Housing Authority Annual Meeting, 215 Shore Drive (PTAK)
7:00pm Highlands Housing Authority Meeting, 215 Shore Drive (PTAK)
7:00pm Green Team Meeting, Community Center
Fri May 31
CANCELLED! 7:00pm Teen Night, Community Center
Mon Jun 3
7:00pm VFW Member Meeting, Post 6902
Tue Jun 4
7:00pm Communications Committee Meeting, Community Center
Primary Election Day
Wed Jun 5
6:30pm Mayor and Council Workshop, Community Center
8:00pm Mayor and Council Meeting, Community Center
Thu Jun 6
7:30pm Land Use Board Meeting, Community Center
Fri Jun 7
6:00pm Beach Bonfire, Community Center