Welcome

Atlantic Highlands is a small Victorian town on the New Jersey shore overlooking lower New York Bay, with Manhattan in the distance. Its hills include the highest point on the eastern seaboard south of Maine.

Many of Atlantic Highlands' Victorian homes have been preserved and restored, adding to the charm of small-town living and providing interesting walking tours in the historic district.

 

Coming Up!
Today:
Tue Jul 7
Harbor Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Thu Jul 9
Mayor & Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Tue Jul 14
Shade Tree Commission Meeting 6:30
Wed Jul 15
Beautification Committee 7:00 pm
Open Space Committee 7:00 pm
Thu Jul 16
Planning Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Sat Jul 18
Craft Fair 8 am FilmOneFest 6 pm CANCELLED
Swift 911

Online Services
All Tax and Water Payments made after 4:00pm using Online Services will be considered next business day
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Pay your PARKING or TRAFFIC TICKET
Other Links
AHMF 6-26-2020- Washroom Contract - Bid Notice for Publication - 2020 (pdf)
CLEAN OCEAN ACTION
NJ Municipal Guide 2018-19
Non Fair and Open Awards
OPRA REQUEST FORM
RFP - Request For Proposals
BID Notices
Monmouth County Clerk
Monmouth County Sheriff's Hazardous Mitigation Plan
Atlantic Highlands Historical Society
Community Organizations

Atlantic Highlands Borough Hall
100 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
Phone (732) 291-1444
Fax (732) 291-9725

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NEW HOURS THROUGH JULY 13TH

BOROUGH HALL IS OPEN BUT THERE WILL BE LIMITED PUBLIC ACCESS
  • Borough staff will be in the office to conduct business, answer your phone calls and emails but the office will be closed to the public
  • We encourage all residents to utilize online payment options for taxes and utility payments and to use Gov Pilot for reporting Code Enforcement complaints, Dog and Merchantile Licenses ,Road Repairs complaints, etc.
  • The Borough of Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court will resume operations beginning on June 23, 2020. Court operations will be limited to the resolution of cases that have been conferenced and resolved with the Municipal Prosecutor.  At this time, the Court will not engage in the trial of cases. Borough Hall remains closed to the public through at least July 6, 2020. If you have received a Summons and wish to resolve same, please contact the Court Administrator's office at (732) 291-3225 and further instruction will be given.  You must provide the Court with an active e-mail address and you must have access to Microsoft Zoom video conference software.
MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY - ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS BRANCH
CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY, PLEASE CALL 732-291-1956 
 
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The Borough Yard will be open to Atlantic Highlands residents ONLY for those wishing to drop off metal & electronic recycling and brush & leaves. We ask that you complete your drop off as quickly as possible and maintain social distancing. There will be no bulk pickup in April and there will be NO bulk drop off at the Borough Yard.. The recycling center remains open including Saturday from 6-11 AM but the back yard will not be open on Saturday.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. We are all in this together.

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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Jul 7, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Atlantic Highlands Harbor Commission Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89200557050?pwd=ZGVtOUU4S0Q0Uk80QlhSRXRBTmVjZz09

Password: 030016

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +13126266799,,89200557050#,,,,0#,,030016#  or +19292056099,,89200557050#,,,,0#,,030016#

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

        US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782

    Webinar ID: 892 0055 7050

    Password: 030016

    International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcstq49QmY

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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Jul 9, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Atlantic Highlands July 9, 2020 Mayor and Council Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84641196475?pwd=dEd5ckxIcVJkYUFLWHMxSVBhQ28vQT09

Password: 030016

Or iPhone one-tap :

   US: +19292056099,,84641196475#,,,,0#,,030016#  or +13017158592,,84641196475#,,,,0#,,030016#

Or Telephone:

   Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

       US: +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799

   Webinar ID: 846 4119 6475

   Password: 030016

   International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kIa50SeD5

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JULY  7TH PRIMARY ELECTION

Executive Order 144 orders the July 7th Primary Election to be conducted primarily by vote-by-mail ballots with at least one polling location open in each municipality.

 The polling location for Atlantic Highlands will be the Hesse Parish Center at 55 South Avenue. 

Any voter who appears at the polling place on Primary Day must vote by a provisional ballot, except that a voter with disabilities may vote on an ADA-accessible voting machine. 

Vote-by-Mail Ballots can by mailed to the County or dropped in a Ballot Drop Box in any of the following locations:

Englishtown Borough Hall – 15 Main Street – Englishtown, NJ  07726

Howell Township Municipal Building – Rear Entrance – 4567 Route 9 North – Howell, NJ  07731

Monmouth County Sheriff’s Shore Area Communications Center – 1825 NJ-33 – Neptune, NJ  07753

Eatontown Borough Munici8pal Building – Rear Entrance – 47 Broad Street – Eatontown, NJ 07724

Hazlet Agency – NJ Motor Vehicle Commission – 1374 Highway 36 Airport Plaza – Hazlet, NJ  07730

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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Jul 16, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Atlantic Highlands Planning Board Meeting

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vook_faITwGnw7rZJ-ub4Q

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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SUMMER RECREATION ZOOM EVENTS

ARTS AND CRAFTS

FIELD HOCKEY CLINIC

SOFTBALL CLINIC

REGISTRATION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE RECREATION WEBPAGE 

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Starting Wednesday, April 29th and every Wednesday thereafter, the Borough of Atlantic Highlands will honor first responders, essential employees, healthcare workers and all of those working day and night to make sure residents stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic with a special blast of the emergency siren at 7:00 pm. All residents are encouraged to head outside, stand on their porches, or open a window to clap, cheer, shout, bang pots, blow horns and make as much noise as they can to show our teams you appreciate their work.

Be sure to practice social distancing. We’re all in this together

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PLAYGROUNDS RE-OPENING EFFECTIVE JULY 2, 2020

In accordance with Executive Order No. 133 and 157 Atlantic Highlands will be re-opening certain parks and recreation areas.  Playgrounds, tennis courts, skatepark and basketball courts in the harbor and in neighborhood pocket parks will open.  The Bayshore / Henry Hudson Trail remains open.  We continue to ask that you walk to the trail as parking in the harbor is not encouraged and will be very limited as per the Governors Order.  

As New Jersey makes continued progress in its fight against COVID-19, it is appropriate to ensure that ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS residents can safely enjoy outdoor recreation, with reasonable restrictions that limit the spread of COVID-19, as a way to enhance physical and mental health, while maintaining the overall social distancing and mitigation requirements in place to protect the health, safety, and welfare of residents.  

We ask that you use caution, not fear as we’re all in this together !

Please see attached flyer for details



Atlantic Highlands Restaurants Open!
Please check this list and support your local restaurants!
 
 

A message from the Atlantic Highlands Police Department:

When a crisis affects the Borough of Atlantic Highlands, Municipal and Emergency Management Officials must be able to reach residents instantly with warnings, information, and updates. In order to ensure that residents can be contacted quickly and effectively, the Borough of Atlantic Highlands uses Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as its Emergency Notification service provider.

Swift911 in its simplest form is a system that makes phone calls (along with an email and/or text if you desire) to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information. All the calls that you receive will have the caller ID listed as Borough of Atlantic Highlands or AHNJ for text messages.

Whether residents need to be informed of fire hydrant testing, a water main break, approaching storm, State emergencies, or other crisis, the emergency notification system is the most efficient way to reach our residents with news.

Please click here to sign up!

Atlantic Highlands residents and business owners only.


News & Announcements

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS DRIVE IN
No Plastic Bags (pdf)
No plastic bags in recycling. Thank you for recycling right!
Design Review Committee (DRC) Member's Needed!
Mayor Gluckstein is seeking qualified residents to serve on the newly created Design Review Committee (DRC). The purpose of the DRC is to facilitate the development of public art in the Commercial Business District and/or Historical Business District within the Borough. The Mayor and Council find that it is in the best interest of the residents of and visitors to the Borough of the Atlantic Highlands to create a committee to facilitate and promote the creation of public art to achieve this purpose. The Committee shall ensure that public murals will complement the building and Commercial Business District and/or Historical Business District area with which they are associated. The following representative residents are needed:

  • Resident artist;
  • Resident Historical Society member;
  • Resident Arts Council member;
  • Planning Board member;
  • Resident Chamber of Commerce member;
  • Resident Architect or Professional Planner;
  • Council member

If you are interested, please send an email with qualifications to mayor@ahnj.com AND ahubeny@ahnj.com or click below and complete the form.

Mother Theresa School Discussion Presentation Exhibits (pdf)
Drawings from the presentation regarding the Mother Theresa property, September 2019.
Declaratory Judgement for Rule of Necessity 2020-4-8 OTSC (pdf)
Order to Show Cause 4-17-2020 (pdf)
Do Not Use Plastic Bags for Recycling
Plastic bags are no longer permitted at the county recycling center. When putting your bottles and/or cans out to the curb for pickup you must put them in a container when bringing them to the borough yard you may not put them in the dumpster in plastic bags; they must be emptied.
Update: Assessment Demonstration Program (pdf)
A select number of properties will be reinspected for assessment data collection purposes. Inspections will be conducted from October to December between 9AM and dusk (Mon-Sat).
Water Sewer Billing (pdf)
2019 Property Tax Breakdown (pdf)
The Best of Atlantic Highlands (pdf)
Article in IndustryMag.com September/October 2018, showcasing Atlantic Highlands and Highlands. Check it out!
Why this one tiny town is secretly the best place in NJ
The website OnlyInYourState.com has selected Atlantic Highlands as the best place in New Jersey. Click below to read the article.
Property Pilot
Atlantic Highlands has contracted with PropertyPilot, a Hoboken, NJ based company to provide a public-facing geographic information system (GIS) that will be able to be accessed directly through a link on the municipal website.
FEMA Flood Mapping (pdf)
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