Borough of Highlands, NJ
  40.40422oN by 73.990674oE

Public Notices
2017 Candidate Information (pdf)
2017 2018 Rabies Clinics (pdf)
June 30, 2017 Special Meeting Notice (pdf)
2017 Municipal Open Space Grant Meeting (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-12 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-11 (pdf)
17-100 - Adopting 2017 Municipal Budget -1(5) (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-10 (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-11 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-08 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-07 (pdf)
ADOPT - O-17-01 (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-01 (pdf)
2017 Introduced Budget (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-08 (pdf)
INTRO - O-17-07 (pdf)
Advertisement Budget 2017 (pdf)
2016 Annual Financial Statement (pdf)
Notice of Adoption Highlands - O-17-04 (pdf)
Notice of Adoption -O-17-05 (pdf)
Special Meeting March 20 (pdf)
O-17-05 - Notice of Introduction (pdf)
O-17-04 - Notice of Introduction (pdf)
Notice of Adoption - ORD 17-03 - Various Cap. Improvs (pdf)
Notice of Adoption - O-17-02 (pdf)
O-17-03 Capital Ordinance - Various Cap. Improvs. - 1_2017 - Highlands-c (pdf)
O-17-02 - Green Team Advisory Committee (pdf)
Legal Notice of Initiation of Declaratory Judgment Action (pdf)
Archived Public Notices

Tide Tables

Borough of Highlands, NJ

Adminstrative Offices
42 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone:  732-872-1224
Fax:  732-872-0670
Building Department
19 Bay Avenue, Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone:  732-872-1515 x210

Office Hours
Mon - Fri
8:30am to 4:30pm
Office Hours
Mon - Thur
4:30pm to 7:30pm  

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News & Announcements

Oral Histories at Ptak (pdf)
MONDAYS: NOVEMBER 27th, & DECEMBER 18. Time: 10AM- 12pm at PtAK Towers Communify Room, 215 Shore Dhve, Highlands NJ Admission is FREE! This event is open to the public and all ages are welcome. Click 'More' for flyer.
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
The Borough of Highlands is now accepting applications for seasonal employment as snow laborers. Applications are available at the Highlands Borough Hall, 42 Shore Drive, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Volunteer Hours Reimbursement
10/29/17 On this 5 year anniversary of Sandy, the Borough is pleased to announce FEMA has approved a reimbursement for volunteer hours during and after the storm in the amount of approx. $66,000. These funds will go into the storm trust fund.
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.
Borough Calendars
Borough Calendars with lots of information about meetings, clubs, events, schools, trash days and so much more are at the Office, 42 Shore Drive, and the Community Center, 22 Snug Harbor. You can pick them up during business hours 8:30am-4:30pm. Next year, the calendar will be mailed to all households in January of 2018.
Brush, Bulk and Garbage Pick-Up
Please note NEW DPW Yard Hours are: Monday & Thursday 1:30-5:30 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30am to 2:30pm, Saturday 8am to 1pm. If you are unsure of your Zone, please call 732-872-1224 x0 or click here Know Your Zone
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.

Borough Reports
Army Corps
Adopted Zoning Map (pdf)
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)
Strategic Recovery Planning Report Presentation (pdf)
Strategic Recovery Planning Report (pdf)
USGS Preliminary Landslide Report12-6-16 (pdf)

Community Calendar
Fri Nov 24
Flyer Marissa's 18th Birthday Remembrance
Borough Offices Closed
Mon Nov 27
10:00am Oral Histories, Ptak Towers
Tue Nov 28
7:00pm Green Team Meeting, Community Center
Fri Dec 1
6:00pm Tree Lighting, Huddy Park
Sat Dec 2
Flyer Holiday Helpers 2017
9:00am Holiday Helpers, Community Center
Mon Dec 4
Flyer Santa Care One Event
7:00pm Recreation Meeting, Community Center
Tue Dec 5
7:00pm Communications Meeting, Community Center
Wed Dec 6
8:00pm Council Meeting, Community Center
Thu Dec 7
7:00pm Open Space, Community Center