Upcoming Meetings

New Bernardsville Borough
Live Video Channel

Visit our new Live Video Stream. Here are some upcoming stream dates:

Council Meeting: 8/10/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 9/14/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 9/28/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 10/13/15 7pm
Council Meeting: 10/26/15 7pm

Walking Tour

Olcott Historic District
Walking Tour

Welcome to the Olcott Historic District Walking Tour. The tour covers a distance of approximately 1.6 miles and starts at the Bernardsville United Methodist Church ending at the Olcott Building.

Tax Bills

2016 3rd Quarter Taxes
Due Date Extended

The due date of 2016's 3rd quarter taxes have been extended until August 30, 2016.

Farmers Market

The Farmer's
Market Returns

The Farmer's Market will be held at the Bernardsville Train Station parking lot on Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm from June 11th to November 12th

County Shredding Events

County Shredding Events

Somerset County offers Shredding Events at various locations. If you want to shred personal documents safely, then come to one of the events.


Many of Bernardsville's Public Parks have been divided into sites that are small enough for a single family or group to conduct a trash clean up in about an hour. By adopting a site, each group is agreeing to clean their site at least once a month.

Pay Your Property Tax &
Sewer Bills Online

The Borough of Bernardsville now offers the option to pay your Property Tax and Sewer Bills online with your checking account, debit card, or credit card. Service Charges apply.

Jersey Central Power
& Light 24/7 Power Center

The industry's leading online map that delivers fast and accurate outage information to desktop, smart phone and mobile devices

Tree Cutting Permits

Permits Required
For Tree-Cutting

Tree cutting in Bernardsville requires a permit. Please contact the Shade Tree Committee Secretary by calling (908) 766-3000 ext.110.

Visit Bernardsville Public Library

Visit Bernardsville
Public Library

Bernardsville Public Library is known for extraordinary service provided to all in a friendly and knowledgeable manner.

Visit for the wonderful programs, free ESL classes, art exhibitions, & great library services.

The library is located in the heart of Bernardsville's business district at 1 Anderson Hill Road.

2012 Compost Site Operating Schedule

Compost Site
Operating Schedule

Bernardsville Borough operates & maintains a year-round composting facility for resident use.

We encourage residents to make use of this facility for their yard brush and leaf composting needs.

Sommerville County Recycling

Somerset County

Recycling for Borough is performed by the County. Please check the link below for information and schedules.

Please be advised that the Mayor and Council Meeting scheduled for December 27, 2016 has been rescheduled for December 29, 2016 at 8 a.m.

View Official Notice Here

We are now accepting applications for 2017 Commuter Decals, which are available for download on our Online Forms page.

View Application Here

Below is the Final Open Space and Recreation Plan Update for the Borough of Bernardsville. The Plan Update was adopted by the Planning Board at their November 17, 2016 meeting.

Sustainable Jersey was proud to announce that the Bernardsville Green Team met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey bronze certification for 2016. Bernardsville is one of 74 towns that have attained certification and were honored at the Sustainable Jersey Awards luncheon, November 15 in Atlantic City with Mayor Kevin Sooy accepting the award. See photo: left to right, Richard Dovey, Chairperson, Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees, Edward English, Green Team, Robert Baker, chairman, Green Team, Kevin Sooy, Mayor, and Randall Solomon, Co-Director, Sustainable Jersey.

The December 2016 meeting of the Bernardsville Library Board of Trustees has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 5:30 PM at the Library.

On Saturday, October 29, 2016 downtown Bernardsville Olcott Square businesses welcomed trick or treaters from 1 to 4 pm. Free pumpkin decorating was offered by Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery in the Palmer Enterprises parking lot behind Laura Clare's. The sign for this very popular pumpkin decorating was designed by Maria Agnese and Julia Coheleach, both students at Bernards High School. Upstairs at the Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, Kathleen and Peter Palmer gave away candy treats. The DeLorean "Back to the Future" time machine vehicle drew lots of attention a did a number of other businesses downtown. Mayor Kevin Sooy, seen talking with Tim Manning, owner of Wavelength Audio Video, has plans for future events.  


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