Continuing Certificate of Occupancy (C.C.O) – Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Requirements – 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 by appointment. Please Note: This Fire Alarm Will Not Pass Inspections

Construction Forms – Full List
Construction Form – Permit Application Jacket
Construction Form – Building Subcode Technical Section
Construction Form – Electrical Subcode Technical Section
Construction Form – Plumbing Subcode Technical Section
Construction Form – Fire Protection Subcode Technical Section
Construction Form – Chimney Verification for Replacement of Fuel-Fired Equip

Construction Records Clearance Application

Dog Registration Application – 2021N.J. Health Department Notice about 4:22-17 Cruelty; certain acts, crime; degrees – Penalties for various acts constituting cruelty –  Guide to Prevention of Animal Cruelty laws. Annual registration required starting January 1st of each year.

Driveway Permit Application

Employment Application

Fingerprint Form – For Youth-Serving Organizations

Field Reservation Calendars | Field Reservation Permit Application

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

Food Handler – Temporary Permit Application

Landlord Registration Application – Annual registration required.

OPRA Form (Open Public Records Act) –  Requests will be processed Tues., Wed., and Thurs. as per N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5(a).

Parking Permit Application – (Online filing and payment)
Parking Permit Application – (Mailing and in-person payment)

Personnel Policy

Planning and Zoning Board Application | Variance Application | Fee Schedule | Highlands Exemption Determination Application | Highlands Land Use Ordinance 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 Closing for Final Utility Bill – Used for generating a final water bill for home closings. Will include final amounts for all utilized utilities for the account requested up to the closing date on the form.

Road Rankings

Sign Application

Social Media Policy

Soil Witness Application

Solitude House Reservation Application and Fee Schedule

Street Opening Permit Application

Tax List – 2021

Tax Map – Most recent

Tax Rates

TORT Claims – claim number for property damage or loss. Please call (908) 231-8770.

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.

Utility rates

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

Veteran Tax Deduction Information – $250Veterans Tax Deduction Form

Voter Registration Information

Waiver – Over 18 Only – If you are under 18 and need a waiver, please contact the Borough Clerk.

Wildlife Management Application

Zoning Permit 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 General Code Book


Borough Municipal Land Use Code Book


2020 Adopted Budget |

2019 Municipal Budget Presentation | 2019 Adopted Budget | 2019 User-Friendly Budget | 2019 Audit Report

2018 Budget Presentation | 2018 Adopted Budget |

2018 User-Friendly Budget Adopted | 2018 Annual Debt Statement | 2018 Annual Financial Statement | 2018 Audit Report

2017 Adopted Budget | 2017 Annual Debt Statement | 2017 Annual Financial Statement | 2017 Audit Report


2021 Sponsorship Package

Facility Use Disclaimer/Waiver

Soap Box Derby Packet 2019

Soap Box Derby Race Information


Sustainable Economic Plan 2010 | Economic Plan Survey Results – 2010


LOSAP report – posted 2017


Borough of High Bridge Municipal Stormwater Management Plan

High Bridge Stormwater Ordinance

Stormwater Educational Brochures


StreetScape Phase 2