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The Mayor and Council welcomes you to the Borough's website. The Borough of Shrewsbury is nestled in the north east section of Monmouth County. Shrewsbury consists of approximately 2.3 square miles and is primarily a residential community. Shrewsbury was settled in 1662 as one of the Two Towns of the Navesink. Its Four Corners, consisting of the intersection of Broad Street and Sycamore Avenue is of significant historical importance within Monmouth County.


The information within the pages of the Borough's website outlines the services provided by the Borough, the functions of the various departments, boards and commissions as well as links to other governmental agencies.

 Borough of Shrewsbury Municipal Complex
419 Sycamore Avenue, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Phone (732) 741-4200 Fax (732) 741-6549
Clerk/Finance Office

Monday thru Friday – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Summer Hours:

Monday thru Thursday – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday – 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Court Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Summer Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday - 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Construction Office Hours: 

Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM to 6:30

Closed Fridays


Planning/Zoning Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM




Sponsored by

New Jersey Natural Gas

Rudolph "Rudy" Cosmo Ferrogine

The Borough flags flown at half-staff in mourning and remembrance of former Shrewsbury employee Rudolph Ferrogine who passed away on March 26th 2014. Mr. Ferrogine was Superintendent of Public Works for nearly 20 years and was a longstanding member of the Shrewsbury Hose Company before retiring to Florida.

Two Rivers Water Reclamation Authority Inspections

TRWRA will be performing inspections of sewer pipes the towns they serve in 2014. They have hired Red Zone and National Water Main to conduct these inspections and all contractors will carry ID. If you have a manhole in a yard easement, you may receive a knock on your door if access is needed but at no time will they need to enter your home.

Community Events click on the following links:

Spring-Summer Free Rabies Clinics

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Shrewsbury Garden Club Annual Geranium Sale

Weekend in Old Monmouth Tour

Spring 2014 Paper Shredding Days

Dispose of unwanted/unused medication

Earth Day Clean Up

Dog and Cat License Renewal Reminder

2014 Dog/Cat License renewals are now due.  Late fees begin on 2/15 and will continue to accrue at $5 a month per pet on the first of the month thereafter.

Shrewsbury to become Pinkbury during the month of May.

Paint The Town Pink

Paint the Town Pink is a community-wide effort presented by Meridian Health to raise breast cancer awareness and the importance of annual mammograms.


If you come across a pothole on a State highway, you should report it to the NJDOT at http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/potholeform.shtm. Potholes on local roads should be reported to the appropriate local municipality. 

Bulk Trash pickup Schedule: (all pickups are on the first Wednesday of the months listed below):

March 5, 2014

June 4, 2014

September 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

Bulk Trash & Electronics Recycling Important Information


Bulk trash will be collected town wide, on the first Wednesday of the months listed ONLY: March, June, September, and December.  If snow is covering bulk trash, it must be cleared of snow by the Wednesday of pickup or it must be taken off the street.  Electronic recycling is now mandatory. Please do not put electronic items out for trash or bulk pick up as they will not be collected. The following is a list of electronic items that must be recycled: Computers, Stereo Components, CPU’s, Televisions, Keyboards, Radios, Mouse, Cameras, Monitors, Telephones, Scanners, Copiers, Printers, Fax Machines, Cables, VCR’s, Laptops, DVD Players, and Peripherals. You must make an appointment to recycle your electronics by calling the Department of Public Works office at 732-741-0522.

Welcome to the Official Website of the Borough of Shrewsbury,

Shrewsbury, New Jersey, County of Monmouth

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