2022 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.
Borough Hall (732) 356-0833
Mayor Fazen ext. 625
Administrator ext. 631
Borough Clerk ext. 646
Director of Code Enforcement ext. 642
Construction/ Building ext. 631
Court ext. 640
Tax Collector ext. 636
Chief of Police ext. 669
Public Works ext. 633
Recreation (732) 893-8117
Police Records Bureau ext. 623
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. Two (2) cans may be placed curbside.
The container is not to exceed 40 gallon capacity with two handles and a lid.
During the months of July, August, and December, three (3) cans of house hold trash will be collected. If a can or bag is over the 40 gallon limit, stickers are required. The sticker is to be affixed in a visible location.
County Recycling – 732-469-3363
Designated recycling containers available at Borough Hall for residents south of Union Avenue. Designated recycling containers available through the County for residents North of Union Avenue.
Recycling collected every other Wednesday:
|Jan. 12, 26||Jul. 13, 27|
|Feb. 9, 23||Aug. 10, 24|
|Mar. 9, 23||Sept. 7, 21|
|Apr. 6, 20||Oct. 5, 19|
|May 4, 18||Nov. 2, 16, 30|
|Jun. 1, 15, 29||Dec. 14, 28|
Electronic drop off is located at the Public Works Facility, 411 Chimney Rock Road, Bridgewater between Buildings B&C. Weekday drop-off is Monday through Friday 7a.m. – 3p.m.
Public Works Yard Debris Schedule
|Mar. 31||Aug. 4, 18|
|Apr. 12, 28||Sept. 1, 15, 29|
|May 12, 26||Oct. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27|
|Jun. 9, 23||Nov. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 21, 22, 30|
|Jul. 7, 21||Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29|
|Apr. 1, 13, 29||Sept. 2, 16|
|May 13, 27||Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28|
|Jun. 10, 24||Nov. 4, 11, 18, 23|
|Jul. 8, 22||Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30|
|Aug. 5, 19|
Are placed in Leaf Bio-degradable bags and placed at the curb for collection on the scheduled day below. NO PLASTIC BAGS. Collections are scheduled mid-October through mid-December. After December, leaves may be taken to Natures Choice in Bridgewater.
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 lbs. and placed at the curb for pick up on the appropriate day. Yard debris consists of small twigs, branches with leaves attached, big weeds, etc.
Are taken to Nature’s Choice, 136 Foothill Road, Bridgewater, NJ. Contact Nature’s Choice, 732-469-1500 for seasonal operation times.
Bulk collection is scheduled on your regular garbage collection day. Stickers are required for bulk items. One (1) sticker is for every 25 pounds. Sticker Guide below.
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 are scheduled by calling 732-356-0833 ext. 635. 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.