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:  Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm & Thur 8:30 am - 6:00 pm 


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News & Announcements

Snack and Paint Registration
Calling kids ages 6-14. Join us for this free event as we celebrate Youth Art Month.
Laborer job posting and application (pdf)
Beach Sweep Invitation
Salem Oak Seedlings.docx
Mayors Wellness Campaign Survey
Mayors Wellness Campaign (pdf)
HHRS Strategic Planning: 2019 Community Input Survey
Feedback received from parents, students, faculty, staff and community members who live and work in Atlantic Highlands and Highlands, NJ is an important part of the development of the Henry Hudson Regional Strategic Plan for the next five years.
NJ American Water Contact Information
Generator safety from JCPL
Townhall Meeting 2019 (pdf)
Please review the documents presented at the Townhall meeting on September 25, 2019.
Business & Commercial Financing Available through NJEDA
Applications Now Live for NJEDA Community Development Financing Institution Programs.
Kids on the Move 2019-2020
NJAW Water is Safe to Drink (pdf)
New Jersey American Water wants customers to know their water is safe to drink. All the company’s water systems meet or surpass all water quality standards, including those set for lead.
Change in Construction Secretary Office Hours
Effective Wednesday, August 28th, 2019: Building Secretary office hours are on Wednesdays from 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Mayor O'Neil Interview on Shared Service Agreements
National Hurricane Preparedness
Atlantic Coast Recycling Quality and Moisture issues (pdf)
Immunization Services for Children & Adults (pdf)
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
The-School-Age-Children-Study-RCRE-July2018 (pdf)
Highlands Borough Audit 2018
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
Tue Feb 25
7 PM Green Team
7 PM Highlands Housing Authority
Wed Feb 26
7 PM Open Space
Tue Mar 3
3 PM Municipal Court
7 PM Communications Meeting
Wed Mar 4
6:30 PM Workshop Meeting
Thu Mar 5
7:30 PM Land Use Board Meeting