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.

Borough Council

Mayor David Morris
Linda Brnicevic
Abel Gomez
Dominic Longo
Kendall Lopez
Vinnie Petti
Anthony Pranzatelli

Borough Directory

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. 

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:

2023 Dates:

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

*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, and Animal Licensing.