Borough of High Bridge ~ 97 West Main Street, High Bridge, NJ ~ Phone: 908.638.6455 ~ Fax: 908-638-9374

Borough Hall Business Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For info on activities and events, click "Upcoming Events" above.

Contacts & Links



If utilizing our old phone extension numbers, please add an additional “2” to the previous extension number. All extensions are now a three digit number.

General Inquiries or Issues

Direct general inquiries/issues to the administrative office (908) 638-6455
– Non-working streetlights are reported to the Police non-emergency phone number –  (908) 638-6500

High Bridge Borough Positions/Departments

Administrator (Michael Pappas – for general Borough concerns, Borough projects, etc.)

Municipal Clerk (marriage/birth/death certificates, Council business)

Utilities (water/sewer/trash)

  • Need to know your trash pickup date? Please call (908) 638-0005
  • Need to know what trash you can put out? (908) 638-0005
  • How can trash stickers be used? Please call (908) 638-0005
  • Selling/buying a home? Need a final utility reading? Click here.
  • For water/sewer/trash account questions


  • General questions about what does and does not need a permit. Please call (908) 638-6455 – Ext 227
  • Schedule an inspection. Please call (908) 638-6455 – Ext 227
  • To check the status of a construction permit please:

Zoning Questions/Inspection Scheduling
(for questions about zoning applications, C.C.O’s, fences, property lines, violations)

Planning Board Secretary / Board of Adjustment Secretary

Tax Assessor (help with tax assessment/deeds – Physically present at Borough Hall two days a month)
(908) 638-6455 – Ext 225

Tax Collector (for help with tax questions)
(908) 638-6455 – Ext 223

(908) 638-6455 – Ext 223

Public Safety

High Bridge Police (non emergencies)
(908) 638-6500

High Bridge Fire Department (non emergencies)
(908) 638-6383

High Bridge Emergency Squad (non emergencies)
(908) 638-4441

High Bridge Animal Control (non-emergencies)
(908) 899-1115

High Bridge Public Utilities

Jersey Central Power & Light (Electric) (800) 662-3115
NUI – Elizabethtown Gas (Natural Gas)To report a gas leak (800) 242-5830 (800) 402-4009
Centurylink (Local Phones) (800) 829-8009
Comcast (Cable) (908) 689-3355
Premiere Disposal (Garbage) (908) 638-0005
High Bridge Utility Department (Water Supply) (908) 638-6588
High Bridge Utility Department (Sewerage) (908) 638-6588

Useful Links to Other Web Sites

The Skylands Tourism Council
The Official Home Page of Hunterdon County
LL Bean: Ken Lockwood Gorge
Skit Showkids
The Courier News

The Hunterdon Democrat
The Hunterdon Review
Rawhide Rescue
The Columbia Trail
The New Jersey Astronomical Association
Raritan Valley Community College
Meals on Wheels in Hunterdon County