Municipal Offices
48 Washington Street
South River, NJ 08882
732-257-1999

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Posted September 19, 2017

We are pleased to share photos from the September 16 Community Garden Interest Meeting, which were generously taken as a service to our community by Daniella Chiofalo. Take a look at the photos.


Posted September 19, 2017

Join us at this year's Renaissance Faire, sponsored by the South River Cultural Arts & Heritage Commission. View Details or RSVP on Facebook.


Posted September 11, 2017

Zoning Board Meeting for September 12, 2017 is cancelled.


Posted September 8, 2017

KNOW THE BEAR FACTS - Black Bears in NJ - Learn More


Posted September 6, 2017

Job Opportunity - Deputy Director of Finance/Human Resource Coordinator. View our employment page for more details.


Posted September 6, 2017

Please note time change of the 9/11/17 Business Meeting of the Mayor and Borough Council. The Business Meeting will begin at 8:00 p.m. The Regular Meeting will begin after conclusion of the Business Meeting.


Posted September 1, 2017

We are pleased to share photos from the End of Summer Festival, which were generously taken as a service to our community by Starky Morillo Photography. We are trying this idea out and exploring whether it is feasible to expand it to other events. Take a look at the photos.


Posted August 29, 2017

Emergency Preparedness. Click here for More details


Posted August 28, 2017

We're committed to a friendlier South River and have been making changes in a variety of ways to deliver on that promise. Today, we want to share with you two initiatives to better highlight this work. First, to keep residents informed of the small efforts we've been implementing that benefit residents and make South River a stronger community, we've launched a page to review them. We're calling this "Small efforts with Big Effect." Second, we've launched a Projects Blog to better highlight the details of many of the projects we're currently working on.

Both of these new features will reside on the sidebar to the right and will continue to be updated on a regular basis as we continue to make progress on the many changes in South River. We welcome you to check them out!


Posted August 19, 2017

Join us at our End of Summer Festival and Fireworks 2017, August 23, 2017, with a rain date of August 24th. More details here or learn more on Facebook.


Posted August 19, 2017

Zika Summary August 2017. View Details.


Posted August 17, 2017

The South River Green Team is proud to be exploring many ideas to make the borough an even better place to live. They are currently planning a "Community Garden Interest Meeting" on September 16 at 10:30 am at the Public Library to discuss the efficacy of this idea, and to gauge interest in South River. If interested, please join them.


Posted August 17, 2017

The Borough is committed to ensuring our urban forest is properly managed and cared for. We are working to improve our shade tree coverage in the borough due to the many benefits such coverage provides. In coordination with the Environmental/Shade Tree Commission, we have launched a "Plant One On Us" program allowing residents to apply for shade tree plantings in the verge (the space between the sidewalk and curb) to replenish our shade covering around the borough. Learn more about our tree efforts.


Posted August 16, 2017

Please join us at our annual September 11th Day of Remembrance. RSVP on our Facebook page.


Posted August 14, 2017

Municipal Alliance Meeting for 8/16/2017 has been canceled.


Posted August 11, 2017

Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday August 15, 2017 is canceled.


Posted August 8, 2017

Mosquito Spraying - 8/10/2017 - 7 pm - 12:00 am - View Details


Posted August 5, 2017

Property Tax Bills were mailed on August 3, 2017. The due date has been extended to August 30, 2017.


Posted July 27, 2017

Rabies Advisory & Prevention July 26 - Click for details


Posted July 16, 2017

Municipal Alliance Meeting scheduled for Tuesday July 19, 2017 is canceled.


Posted July 15, 2017

South River Public Library offers Satellite Library Service - Click for details


Posted July 13, 2017

South River Food Bank Summer Food Drive - Click for details


Posted July 10, 2017

The Economic Development Commission Presents Restaurant Week 2017, July 24-27. Click for more information.

Restaurant Week is back in the Borough for 2017. Enjoy great food and great deals. Learn more.



Posted July 7, 2017

The NJ Division of Taxation is announcing a Public Auction of Seized Property - Click for Details


Posted June 30, 2017

The meeting for July for the Board of Health will be Monday, 7/17/2017 at 6 pm at 48 Washington Street in the Conference Room.


Posted June 26, 2017

We're very excited to announce a new suite of services that we're rolling out today as a beta. DO-it allows residents and businesses to report and track a variety of issues they may experience, instantly get access to data via an interactive map, and report potholes. During our beta, we're working out the kinks to these services and beginning to build them out as we begin to aggregate this data. Over time, we will be adding new services to DO-it to streamline additional services within the borough.


Posted June 21, 2017

On June 12th, members of the Governing Body introduced a cohesive vision for the Downtown Streetscape focused on creating a sense of place and distinct personality for the Borough business district. It also celebrates business expression by specifically getting out of the way of our downtown businesses and being sure not to impose requirements upon them while beginning to develop voluntary programs to assist them. We welcome you to read the plan.


Posted June 2, 2017

Support the SR Board of Health - Night of Painting and Fun on Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Click here for details


Posted May 30, 2017

South River now has an official Facebook page. An effort of the Communications Committee we're working hard to develop new ways to reach our residents. Like us today to keep up to date on what's going on in town.


Posted May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Parade - Monday, May 29, 2017 at 1pm - Click here for details and view our sponsors.


Posted May 16, 2017

We believe that our youth are a key to driving our borough forward and we've developed a youth internship program to provide opportunities for our youth to leave their mark on South River. Deadline to apply is May 29th June 5. Learn more.


Posted May 15, 2017

We're excited for our new Borough Administrator, Mr. Jack Layne. We believe Layne's 30 years of experience and extensive focus on improving customer/resident/business services throughout his career is exactly what South River needs as it enters into a new chapter. Learn more.


Posted May 12, 2017

Join us for the South River Parks & Recreation Fishing Derby 2017 on June 10, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. You can learn more about the event on facebook or download our registration form.


Posted May 10, 2017

We're listening and pleased to announce CALL-it, is our borough feedback hotline. Today we're releasing the first of numerous services we plan on releasing in the month ahead designed to provide residents with more information and give them a voice. It is the result of our technology investment this year and many hours of planning and implementation. Learn more.


Posted May 9, 2017

The Cultural Arts & Heritage Commission has cancelled the Art Auction scheduled for May 11th.


Posted April 27, 2017

The May 9, 2017 Zoning Board Meeting has been cancelled.


Posted April 27, 2017

Municipal Alliance Committee meeting scheduled for 5/17/2017 has been Changed to Monday, 5/15/2017, 48 Washington Street, 5:30 p.m.


Posted April 26, 2017

Looking to redo your curbs? Sidewalks in need of repair? We're bringing back the curb & sidewalk program in an effort to provide a cost-effective program through borough coordination. We've tightened up the way the program works this year and encourage you to learn more. To join this year's project, you must submit your application by July 15th.


Posted April 21, 2017

In an effort to build appreciation for and attachment to our parks, we've launched a new tree and dedication program to dedicate trees and benches in town. We have a lot of ideas for this program and look to continue improving it as we continue forward.


Posted April 19, 2017

South River Summer Rec registration is now open. Learn more about the 2017 program and find out more about our new Extended Day Program offerings this year.


Posted April 11, 2017

Learn more about the Communications Committee created by the governing body on February 27th to address the challenge of ineffective communications between the borough and residents/businesses.


Posted April 7, 2017

The April 10th, 2017 Borough Council Meeting has been changed to a new location: South River High School Auditorium, 11 Montgomery Street as reflected in the agenda. Due to technical issues with the calendar, we have not been able to update this change in the calendar.


Posted April 7, 2017

2017 Spring Hydrant Flushing


Posted April 5, 2017

Learn about the newest commission in the borough. The Green Team will work to implement cost effective, resident friendly programs that will provide access to grant opportunities and resources to improve the quality of life in the borough.


Posted March 31th, 2017

The originally scheduled April 1st Easter Egg Hunt has been rescheduled for April 8 at 11am due to the field being muddy. Follow SR Rec on facebook


Posted March 26th, 2017

Council Agenda for March 27, 2017 meeting posted View the agenda


Posted March 20th, 2017

Old Time TV Variety Show on Thursday, March 23th at 7:00PM - Click to view details


Posted March 20th, 2017

Board of Health meeting scheduled for April 18, 2017 has been cancelled and the next meeting will be on May 16, 2017, 48 Washington Street, 6 pm


Posted February 3, 2017

We're striving to bring more information to residents and make our website more accessible. We want you to feel safe when our water meter readers knock on your door. Get to Know Your Meter Readers.


Patriots Tickets


Stress Management Presentation


NJ Division of Taxation has issued an order to implement a municipal-wide revaluation in South River


People for Animal’s Spay Shuttle


Post Sandy Planning Assistance Grant Reports


Affordable Housing Programs for Low to Moderate Income Families


Rehabilitation Study Area
Reid Street Corridor Study Area


Municipal and Co-op Electric Customers Eligible for Clean Energy Programs


Domestic Violence Response Team Volunteers Needed


Blue Acres Program Information


Roadway Evaluation Map - 2011 PDF document


Do Not Call Law PDF document


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