Borough of Highlands, NJ
  40.40422oN by 73.990674oW

 


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:   Thursdays  4:30 - 7:30 pm Phone: 732-872-1224 x221


 

Effective April 1, 2019

The Borough of Highlands Division of Fire Prevention has made changes to the fire prevention ordinance. The requirements and fee schedules for these inspections have changed in all dwelling units. 

For more information visit the Code Enforcement page under Departments. 

News & Announcements

Double Feature Movie Night
Car Show
Spring Rabies Schedule (pdf)
Paper Shred Event
Kids Creative Writing Class
Teen Theater Improv Class
Yoga for Kids
Yoga for Adults
Highlands Spring Sports Programs
Highlands Knitting Club
Highlands Teen Photography Group (pdf)
Zumba Class
Sea Bright Life Guard Job Announcement (pdf)
Adult Indoor Soccer (pdf)
Highlands Earth Day Event
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: 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.

Email Notifications

The registration for the Borough of Highlands Email Notifications is an opt-in system and you must register to receive email notices. You may unsubscribe at any time.

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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
Tue Mar 26
11:00am Zumba Gold, Community Center
7:00pm Highlands Housing Authority Meeting, 215 Shore Drive (Ptak)
7:00pm Green Team Meeting, Community Center
Wed Mar 27
7:00pm TNR Public Meeting, Community Center
7:00pm Open Space Committee Meeting, Community Center
Thu Mar 28
7:00pm Historical Society Meeting, Community Center
Mon Apr 1
7:00pm VFW Member Meeting, Post 6902
Tue Apr 2
7:00pm Communications Committee Meeting, Community Center
Wed Apr 3
6:30pm Mayor and Council Workshop, Community Center
8:00pm Mayor and Council Meeting, Community Center
Thu Apr 4
7:30pm Land Use Board Meeting, Community Center
Sat Apr 6
10:00am Easter Egg Hunt (for ages 8 and younger), Community Center Beach
11:00am Candy Bingo (for ages 9-17), Community Center