Borough of Highlands, NJ
  40.40422oN by 73.990674oW

Public Notices
MCRHC Health Officer Press Release - Measles
Monmouth County Social Services Child Care Resources (pdf)
Shadow Lawn Redevelopment Plan (pdf)
Captains Cove Redevelopment Plan (pdf)
Oct. 25 19-091 NJ 15776 SBA Offers Disaster Assistance for NJ (pdf)
NJ_15776_US SBA Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans (pdf)
Archived Public Notices

Tide Tables


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 



Due to the July 4th Holiday there will be no Building Department or Zoning Office hours at the Borough on Wednesday, July 3rd. Residents needing to contact these offices can call (732-615-2106) or visit Middletown Offices (1 Kings Highway) during normal business . Sorry for any inconvenience.

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News & Announcements

Concert Cancelled
Due to in climate weather tonight's concert featuring the Moroccan Sheepherders is rescheduled for Tuesday, June 25th at 6pm.
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
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
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:
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
Wed Jun 26
4:00pm Municipal Alliance Meeting, Community Center
7:00pm Open Space Committee Meeting, Community Center
Thu Jun 27
6:00pm Highlands Summer Concert Series, Veterans Park
7:00pm Historical Society Meeting, Community Center
Fri Jun 28
7:00pm Teen Night, Community Center
Mon Jul 1
7:00pm VFW Member Meeting, Post 6902
Tue Jul 2
7:00pm Communications Committee Meeting, Community Center
Thu Jul 4
Borough Offices Closed
6:00pm Highlands Summer Concert Series, Veterans Park
Sat Jul 6
8:30am Farmer's Market, Huddy Park
Mon Jul 8
Summer Kidfest Begins, Community Center
8:00pm Environmental Commission Meeting, Borough Offices
7:00pm-9:00pm HBAC Camera Club Meeting, Community Center
Tue Jul 9
7:30pm Garden Club Meeting, Community Center
Wed Jul 10
7:00pm Recreation Committee Meeting, Community Center