BERKELEY HEIGHTS is ranked # 6 by CNN/Money in the "Best Places to Live - America's Top 50 Small Towns (2013)"



Berkeley Heights is named #6 as Best Places to Live - Americas Top 50 Small Towns by CNN/Money.

2013: Ranked # 6 in Best Places to Live - America's Top 50 Small Towns, CNN/Money
2011: Ranked # 7 out of 566 towns., NJ Monthly
2007: Ranked # 45 in Top 100 Best Places to Live, CNN/Money

America's top 50 small towns are not only thriving economically, they’ve also got all you could want in a place to raise a family: plenty of green space, good schools, and a strong sense of community.

Berkeley Heights is a small community located in Union County, NJ with a population of 13,345. Nestled in the Watchung Mountains, Berkeley Heights is a community of comfortable homes, quiet tree lined streets, which provides the ideal setting for raising a family and enjoying life. Berkeley Heights boasts an excellent school system consisting of 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. Residents enjoy spacious parks and outstanding recreational programs for all ages.


There are some great things being said about Berkeley Heights ...

As seen in the  New York Times , June 17, 2011


Berkeley Heights receives the honored
Silver Certification
from Sustainable Jersey

Berkeley Heights was certified in 2009 with 160 points at the Bronze level. Berkeley Heights was again certified in 2011 at the Silver level with 375 points.


“Berkeley Heights named #6 of the Top 50 Best Places to Live in the United States”


CNN/Money Magazine has named Berkeley Heights as #6 in the "Best Places to Live in the United States - Best Small Towns."  The criteria for evaluation focused on smaller places that offered the best combination of economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and a real sense of community.


Berkeley Heights is an easy commute by train to New York City for work or play and provides access to other locations by nearby major highways.

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Township Seasonal Flu Clinic
September 29. 2016

The Berkeley Heights Seasonal Flu Immunization Clinic will be held on Thursday. Sept. 29, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Hall. 56 River Road Berkeley Heights for all Berkeley Heights residents 18 years or older, Township Employees, Board of Education Employees and Senior Citizens.

No appointment is necessary, but you must be a resident of Berkeley Heights and bring your health insurance card. Medicare residents are asked to bring their Medicare card. Any questions, please call (908) 464-0014


Please be advised that starting Saturday, 8/27/16,  Haverfield Aviation will be performing Fall Routine Helicopter Inspections on all of the JCP&L transmission lines. The inspections are expected to be carried out until the middle to late September weather permitting.




It's that time of year again for Garage Sales / Yard Sales.  The attached notice will serve as a reminder for residents not to post signs or posters on utility poles. 

Nails, staples or other fasteners used to attach signs to poles can be hazardous to workers who must climb these poles to repair or maintain our equipment.  In addition, state law prohibits the posting of signs or outdoor advertising on utility poles. 

more info ...

Mayor's Round Table Discusses Affordable Housing: Berkeley Heights Chosen to be Next Municipality Tried

TapInto Article and Video

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Please be advised that any residents found putting debris in or adjacent to streams are subject to summonses.

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Residential Spring Clean-Up Program

2016 Residential Spring Clean-Up

Township Map by Section

Township Sections by Street Names

2016 REVISED SPRING Chipping Schedule

2016 REVISED Chipping Schedule - Spring

Township Chipping Map by Section

Township Sections by Street Names

Affordable Housing Issue Explained

Cover Letter for Affordable Housing Legal Analysis

Berkeley Heights Township's Current Affordable Housing Status

Township Council Meetings on now on TV.
They are shown on Comcast Channel 34
or FIOS Channel 47.

The program viewing times can be found at this link


Below are links to preview the Redevelopment Plans that include both Park Avenue and Hamilton Avenue.

Redevelopment Workflow Diagrams & Renderings
(9 exhibits from Open House 1/30)
view:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9

Redevelopment Update - Jan 2016 - (video)

Redevelopment Workflow Flowchart
(4 pages from Town Council Meeting 1/28)

 For All Berkeley Heights Residents:

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Employment Listings:
Employment Opportunities

Jersey Central Power & Light
24/7 Power Center

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

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Important Motorist Advisory: NJDEP Deer Alert




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Berkeley Heights Recreation Dept.

2016 FALL Recreation Program Booklet

Veterans Memorial Park Dedication Draws Large Crowd in Berkeley Heights: New Monument Unveiled

See TapInto article ...

Read a reflection by Trent Fettes

Donate Your Used Clothing & Shoes and Support the Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad 
more information ...


Mayor's Roundtable

Mayor's Round Table Discusses Redevelopment Timeline

The Mayor's Roundtable is a monthly show hosted by Dr. Donald DeFabio who sits with Mayor Robert Woodruff to talk about current issues that affect the township as well as answer questions submitted by citizens.

Watch: Mayors Roundtable Video

Your Community, Your Business

As seen on BHTV’s Spotlight on Berkeley Heights (Comcast 34/FiOS 47)


Community Organization Center Stage

As seen on BHTV’s Spotlight on Berkeley Heights (Comcast 34/FiOS 47)

Featuring The Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights





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