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

Borough Hall Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Forms and Reference Documents

Continuing Certificate of Occupancy (C.C.O) – required to be completed any time occupancy changes. The Zoning Officer will contact you once this is submitted to set up an appointment, verify payment, etc. Inspections are done on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Dog Registration Application – Annual registration required starting January 1st of each year.

Driveway Permit Application

Employment Application – Application (.PDF) – Fingerprinting Form

Field Reservation Form

Food Handler Retail Permit Application – Annual – required to be completed and returned to the Borough on an annual basis.

Landlord Registration Application – Annual registration required.

OPRA Form (Open Public Records Act)OPRA requests must be for a specific public document and should list a specific year or set of years. OPRA requests with terms “any and all”, requests for information, require research into documents, or requests that require the Clerk’s office to create a document shall be rejected. Requests will be processed Tues.,Wed., and Thurs. as per N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5(a).

Parking permit application

Planning and Zoning Board Application | Variance Application | Fee Schedule | Highlands Exemption Determination Application | Highlands Land Use Ordinances and Fees | Non-residential Development Fee (as per state statute, if applicable please submit with application)

Raffle and Bingo Process Instructions | Raffle Checklist | Raffle Application

Real Estate Utilities Closing Application and Help Sheet – Used for generating a final water bill for home closings.

Soil Witness Application

Solitude House Reservation Application and Fee Schedule

Street Opening Permit Application

Tax Map – Most recent

TORT Claim Form – claim form for property damage or loss.

Tree Removal Permit Application – A map with particular indicators, outlined in the application, must be submitted with the application for processing. Please read through the application carefully and make sure to designate trees on the property appropriately.

Vacant Property Registration – Please fill out and return to the Borough or e-mail completed form to

Wildlife Management Application

Zoning Application – Used for fences, decks, accessory structures, new structures, retaining walls, etc. Make sure to submit 3 copies of this form and three copies of a map/survey/plans with your check made out to “The Borough of High Bridge”.

Zoning Map

Borough Organization Forms

Event Sponsorship Packages

Facility Use Disclaimer/Waiver

Soap Box Derby Race Rules

Soap Box Derby Registration and Sponsorship Forms

Summer Recreation program form – Please fill out the Summer Recreation Registration form and return to the listed address with payment or make sure to pay online.

Codes, Ordinances, and Resolutions

Borough Ordinances – Borough of High Bridge, New Jersey Code

Ordinance to Amend Commons on the Wye Hours

Green Team Advisory Committee Resolution

List of Updated Ordinance Codes 2006 – 2010

Land Use Ordinance Book (Note: The first link, Pages 1 through 20, contains an index of the Book.)

Pages 1 through 20Pages 21 through 38 Pages 39 through 58

Pages 59 through 78 | Pages 79 through 93 | Pages 94 through 108

Pages 109 through 123 | Pages 124 through 138 | Pages 139 through 153

Pages 154 through 168 | Pages 169 through 174

Housing Element Amendment 

Sustainable Land Use Pledge Resolution

Open Space Ordinance Resolution 2006

Budgets and Financial Statements

2017 Introduced Budget | 2017 Adopted Budget

2016 Budget for High Bridge | 2016 Annual Financial Statement2016 Annual Debt Statement | 2016 Audit Report

2015 Annual Debt Statement | 2015 Annual Financial Statement | 2015 Budget for High Bridge | 2015 Audit Report

Previous Years’ Adopted Budgets: 20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

2014 Annual Financial Statement | 2014 Annual Debt Statement | 2014 Budget Presentation | 2014 High Bridge Audit

2013 High Bridge Audit

2012 Audited Financial Statement Report

2011 Audited Financial Statement Report

Zoning or Engineering Documents

Zoning Map – 24×36

DRAFT: High Bridge Zoning Requirements

Tax Map reflecting changes up to May 14

Economic Development Documents

Sustainable Economic Plan 2010 | Economic Plan Survey Results – 2010

Wildlife Management

Wildlife Management Permit

Borough Road Rankings

Borough Road Rankings

Borough Personnel Policy

Personnel Policy

Affordable Housing Information

41 Center Street

20 Main Street

38 Main Street

LOSAP Reports

LOSAP report – posted 2017