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Community Events

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Curbside Recycling

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Compost Facility Open

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Somerset County Free Shred Day

Monday, April 1, 2019

Well Water Test Kits for Purchase

Master Plans

Master Plans

  • Draft 2019 Environmental Resource Inventory
  • 2017 Master Plan Re-Examination Report
  • 2016 Open Space and Recreation Plan Update
  • 2010 Housing Plan Element-Fair Share Plan
  • 2006 Master Plan ReExam
  • 2005 Master Plan Resolution and Stormwater Management Plan (Amended)
  • 2004 Comprehensive Master Plan (Amended)
Quimby Village

The Creation of Quimby Village

Request for Proposals to Developers
Issued by: Borough of Bernardsville Council

Issue Date: December 21, 2018
Due Date: April 1, 2019

Tree Cutting Permits

Permits Required for Tree Cutting

  • Application for Tree Removal
  • Boro Contact for Information: 908-766-3000 x119
  • The Tree Protection Ordinance document
  • Shade Tree Commission information
Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

Updated Bernardsville Recycling Guidelines & More

The Link below provides Updated Curbside & Electronic Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guidelines, Schedules, and other Information for services managed by Somerset County.

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.

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

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 Facility
Information

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.

Please be advised that the Planning Board Work or Committee Meeting scheduled for March 21, 2019 has been cancelled.

Registration for the Bernardsville Recreation’s 2019 Summer Camps will begin Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Borough Hall, 166 Mine Brook Rd., from 8 to 11 a.m. You can also register at 8 a.m. online at https://register.communitypass.net/Bernardsville

The summer camps run for six weeks. If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Department at (908) 766-2546.

Please review the Bernardsville RecreationDay Camp Guidelines and Regulations.

The Borough of Bernardsville announces the conclusion of the Street Smart pedestrian safety campaign conducted by the Bernardsville Police with assistance from RideWise, Bernardsville schools, and the downtown business community.

The Borough is the fourth municipality in Somerset County to conduct a comprehensive Street Smart campaign.

See additional information and full report on Ridewise.

Operation Secure Shred is sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in cooperation with the County Department of Public Works. All events run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the trucks are filled, rain or shine.

A valid NJ driver’s license to confirm Somerset County residency is required. Residents can bring a combination of up to six bags, containers or boxes per trip. No businesses allowed.

Please find a copy of the 2019 Somerset County Operation Secure Shred schedule below.

The 2019 schedule and applications for the Swim Team and Swim Lessons at the Bernardsville Municipal Pool on Seney Drive are now available. Please review the following:


2019 Pool Brochure

2019 Swim Lessons Information & Application

2019 Swim Team Information & Application

2019 Pool Registration Form

Volunteers are need for the 29th Annual Stream Clean-Up with Raritan Headwaters on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Register at raritanheadwaters.org/streamcleanup

Deer management will resume for the third consecutive year in accordance with Bernardsville Borough Ordinance 2016 – 1710, and Resolution #18-190. Deer management, with only bow & arrow hunting,  will begin afterSeptember 10, 2018 until February 17, 2019, on four Borough-owned properties: Borough Springs/Laurelwood, Charlotte Hill, Peter's Tract and Whitenack. These four Borough-owned properties have been clearly marked to prohibit hunting to anyone else except the Borough-approved Warren Blue Ridge Sportsman’s Club. Each member assigned to the above mentioned properties have registered with the Bernardsville Police Department. They must call the Police Department before entering and leaving Bernardsville with all necessary information about any hunting activity and display the Bernardsville Police Department registration on the dashboard of their vehicle(s).Deer management will be allowed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from approximately 6 am to 9:30 am, and the hunters can be back in the woods from 3 pm until sundown depending on weather conditions. No hunting will be done on holidays. The marksman use bows and arrows and are trained to work safely in wooded areas. Walkers are urged to be cautious during these times and control their animals. The Borough has an approved permit for Little Brook Sanctuary from the County for Warren Blue Ridge this year, as they did last year, and the same rules as above apply, except when Little Brook Sanctuary/County has scheduled another event.

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