2024 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 Council

Mayor Dominic Longo
Linda Brnicevic
Shawn Guerra
David Morris
Kendall Lopez
Vinnie Petti
Glen Rossi

Borough Directory

Borough Hall


Mayor Ext. 625
Administrator Ext. 631
Borough Clerk Ext. 646
Deputy Clerk Ext. 610
Director of Code Enforcement Ext. 642
Construction and Building Ext. 641
Fire Prevention Ext. 639
Court Ext.  640
Tax Collector Ext. 636
Chief of Police Ext. 661
Public Works Ext. 633
Recreation 732-352-3135
Police Records Bureau Ext. 623
Police Non-Emergency Line Ext. 311
Registrar/ Vital Statistics Ext. 635
Tax Assessor Ext. 632
Somerset County Health Department 908-231-7155
Animal Control 908-754-0300


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. 

Holiday Collection

Visit the Borough website or call 732-356-0833 ext. 635 for information regarding collection during Holidays.

Recycling Schedule

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:

                  2024 Dates
Jan. 10, 24 Jul. 10, 24
Feb. 7, 21 Aug. 7, 21
Mar. 6, 20 Sept. 4, 18
Apr. 3, 17 Oct. 2, 16, 30
May 1, 15, 29 Nov. 13, 27
Jun. 12, 26 Dec. 11, 26

Electronic Waste

Somerset County Residents can recycle electronics, free of charge, on designated Saturdays and weekdays. Visit the County’s website for an updated schedule.

Paint Disposal

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.

Grass Clippings

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.

Public Works Yard Debris Schedule

Yard Debris Collection Leaf/Yard Debris Collection
North South North South
Mar. 27 28 Oct. 10 11
16,17 18
Apr. 11 12 23,24 25
25 26 30,31
May 9 10 Nov. 1
23 24 6,7 8
Jun. 6 7 13,14 15
20 21 20,21 22
Jul. 3 5 25,26 27
18 19 Dec. 4,5 6
Aug. 1 2 11,12 13
15 16 18,19 20
29 30 23,26 27
Sept. 12 13
26 27


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.

Bulk Collection

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
Twin/Full 3
Queen/King 4
Box Spring
Twin/Full 3
Queen/King 4
Chair 4
Sofa 4
Sleep Sofa 6
Loveseat 3
(up to 12 ft/36 in section) 2
Floor Lamp 2
Table Lamp 1
Kitchen Table 2
Folding Table 2
Kitchen/Wood Chair 1
End Table 2
Entertainment Unit 3
Toilet (Porcelain) 3
Sink (Porcelain) 3

Metal Collection

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.


Metal Pick-Up Days

January 19
February 16
March 15
April 19
May 17
June 21
July 19
August 16



October 18
November 15
December 20



Please click here to schedule your pick-up.

Borough of Bound Brook accepts PAYMENTS ONLINE for Taxes, and Animal Licensing.