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 Council

Borough Directory

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.

Recycling Schedule

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:

2022 Dates:

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

Consumer Electronics

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.

Grass Clippings

Are taken to Nature’s Choice, 136 Foothill Road, Bridgewater, NJ. Contact Nature’s Choice, 732-469-1500 for seasonal operation times.

Bulk Collection

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
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 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.

Borough of Bound Brook accepts PAYMENTS ONLINE for Taxes, Sewer, Refuse, Commuter Parking and Animal Licensing.