2023 Resident Information Guide
Welcome to Bound Brook
Bound Brook – It is a small, tight-knit residential community with a cosmopolitan downtown that boasts a lively arts and commercial scene. In addition to being the cultural center for the area, Bound Brook’s geographical location is of importance to the small Borough with convenient access to many of the State’s major roads. It is also a New Jersey designated Transit Village with mass-transportation opportunities available to the New York City Metropolitan Area.
Keeping Bound Brook a Clean Community
A Message from the Director of Code Enforcement:
Help Bound Brook remain a “great place to live, work and play”
Laws should be maintained as per Borough Code.
Trees, shrubs and bushes should be trimmed to allow for sidewalk passage and corner visibility.
The front, side and rear yards should be free of trash and rubbish.
Garbage should be in approved garbage cans and recycling in Somerset County issued bins for curbside collection.
Garbage cans may be placed curbside after 5 p.m. the night before your collection and remove from the curb by 8 p.m. day of collection.
The appropriate amount of bulk stickers on bulk garbage at curb after 5 p.m. the night before your collection.
Vehicles should remain in operable condition with valid license plates and registration.
Keep all vehicles off lawns.
Mayor David Morris
Borough Hall (732) 356-0833
Mayor ext. 625
Administrator ext. 631
Borough Clerk ext. 646
Deputy Clerk ext. 610
Director of Code Enforcement ext. 642
Construction/ Building ext. 641
Fire Prevention ext. 639
Court ext. 640
Tax Collector ext. 636
Chief of Police ext. 661
Public Works ext. 633
Recreation (732) 893-8117
Police Records Bureau ext. 623
Police Non-Emergency ext. 611
Registrar/ Vital Statistics ext.635
Tax Assessor ext. 632
Somerset County Health (908) 231-7155
Guidelines for Resident Trash Removal of Household Garbage
Garbage is to be placed curbside, no earlier than 5 p.m. on the evening before your scheduled pick up. Garbage collection begins at 5 a.m. on the scheduled day.
Visit the Borough website or call 732-356-0833 ext. 635 for information regarding collection during Holidays.
County Recycling – 732-469-3363
Designated recycling containers are available at Borough Hall for residents who have open cant-style containers.
Designated recycling containers available through Somerset County Department of Recycling & Solid Waste Management for residents who have the new, tote-style containers.
Recycling collected every other Wednesday:
|Jan. 11, 25||Jul. 12, 26|
|Feb. 8, 22||Aug. 9, 23|
|Mar. 8, 22||Sept. 6, 20|
|Apr. 5, 19||Oct. 4, 18|
|May 3, 17, 31||Nov. 1, 15, 29|
|Jun. 14, 28||Dec. 13, 27|
Somerset County Residents can recycle electronics, free of charge, on designated Saturdays and weekdays. Visit the County’s website for an updated schedule.
Latex Paint can be disposed of in your normal trash ONCE SOLIDIFIED.
Oil-based Paint should be disposed of at a Hazardous Waste Day held several times per year by Somerset County.
Public Works Yard Debris Schedule
|Mar. 30||Aug. 3, 17, 31|
|Apr. 13, 27||Sept. 14, 28|
|May 11, 25||Oct. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26|
|Jun. 8, 22||Nov. 1, 2, 7, 8, 15, 16, 20, 21, 29, 30|
|Jul. 6, 20||Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28|
|Mar. 31||Aug. 4, 18|
|Apr. 14, 28||Sept. 1, 15, 29|
|May 12, 26||Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27|
|Jun. 9, 23||Nov. 3, 9, 17, 22|
|Jul. 7, 21||Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29|
Are to be placed in containers or leaf bio-degradable bags and placed at the curb for collection on the scheduled day. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Collections are scheduled mid-October through mid-December. After this collection period, leaves may be taken to Nature’s Choice in Bridgewater. DO NOT MIX GRASS CLIPPINGS WITH LEAVES.
Brush & Yard Debris
All brush and/or yard debris must be bundled in six-foot lengths or placed in garbage cans, not to exceed 25 pounds and placed at the curb for pick up on the appropriate day. Yard debris consists of small twing, branches with leaves attached, big weeds, etc.
Are taken by residents to Nature’s Choice, 136 Foothill Road, Bridgewater, NJ. Contact Nature’s Choice, 732-469-1500 for seasonal hours. Grass clippings will NOT be collected by the Borough.
Regular household bulk items may be placed at the curb on your reguarly shceduled garbage day. Stickers are required for bulk items. One (1) sticker is for every 25 pounds. Sitckers can be purchased from the Finance Department by cash or check only. We will NOT pick up Construction Debirs.
Stickers can be purchased from the Finance Department, cash or check only for $6.00.
|Regular Bulk||Required # of Stickers|
|(up to 12 ft/36 in section)||2|
Metal items are collected on the third Friday of each month. Metal collections can be scheduled by calling 732-356-0833 ext. 635 or by clicking below. No stickers required.
*Freon must be removed by a licensed contractor and the certification of removal affixed prior to collection.
Please click here to schedule your pick-up.
Borough of Bound Brook accepts PAYMENTS ONLINE for Taxes, Refuse, Commuter Parking and Animal Licensing.