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 - 7:00 pm 

News & Announcements

Change in Construction Secretary Office Hours
Effective Wednesday, August 28th, 2019: Building Secretary office hours are on Wednesdays from 1:00pm 5:00pm
CROSSING GUARDS
The Highlands Police Department is seeking School Crossing Guards.
Demolition Activity
Please take notice that demolition activities shall be conducted between the dates of August 14, 2019 and September 1, 2019 at 171 Bay Avenue; 151 and 159 Navesink Avenue
Road Closure Notice
Waterwitch Avenue between Shore Drive and Linden Avenue will be closed Friday (Aug 16th) at 9am. The road will reopen the end of the day.
Fall Sports Programs (pdf)
Register now for Fall Sports!
Highlands Summer Concert Series
Next concert is August 8th at Veterans Park. There is music in Huddy Park Sundays 1pm - 2pm. Hope to see you there.
Mayor O'Neil Interview on Shared Service Agreements
Route 36 (at Miller Street) Bus Stop Update
Employment Opportunity
Municipal Clerk / Assistant Board Secretary - Full time - Borough of Highlands.
J.F. Kiely Construction will be working on gas mains and service throughout the summer.
Work will be done on S. Peak St. Grand Tour, Chestnut St. and Oak St. You will be contacted by a representative from J.F.KielyConstruction or NJ Natural Gas before your service is interrupted.
Job Position for Part-Time Seasonal Help in Streets and Roads Division (pdf)
National Hurricane Preparedness
J.F Kiely Construction Letter to residents of Portland Road
Recreation Department Part Time Seasonal Help
Utility Notice (pdf)
Awarded Professionals
Brian Chabarek, Esq. has been appointed Borough Attorney. Doug Rohmeyer, PE has been appointed Borough Engineer.
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: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/outageshelp/ReportPower_outages.html.
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 http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/potholeform.shtm. 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 www.nixle.com
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)

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