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.

Contacts & Links


General Inquiries or Issues

Direct general inquiries/issues to the administrative office: (908) 638-6455
– Non-working streetlights are reported to JCP&L here or at the following phone number: 1-888-544-4877

Municipal Court

– Municipal Court phone: (908) 735-8800
– Municipal Court Address: 1370 NJ-31, Annandale, NJ 08801 or click here for Google map

High Bridge Borough Positions/Departments

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

Department of Works (Dir. Michael Hann)

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

Utilities (water, sewer, and trash only)

  • 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.
  • To check utility account balance
    (detailed account info available by clicking the “print record” link after completing record search) click here.
  • To pay water/sewer/trash account online click here.
  • For all other questions please use the contact information below:


  • General questions about what does and does not need a permit. Please call Ralph Price – (908) 507-0194
  • Schedule an inspection. Please call Ralph Price – (908) 507-0194
  • 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, accessory structures)

Planning Board Secretary / Board of Adjustment Secretary

Tax Assessor (help with tax assessment/deeds – Mondays 4 to 6:30 p.m. and available for appointments

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

(908) 638-6455 – Ext 223

Borough Engineer – William Burr with Maser Consulting

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 – St. Hubert’s (non-emergencies)

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
Skit Showkids

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