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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




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**************Brush Pickup Notice**************

There will be no more brush pickup after October 31st, 2014


The Borough wishes you a safe and happy Halloween.  Please abide by  Borough Ordinance No.  944 Halloween Curfews as follows:

October 30th "Mischief Night":  6:00 p.m.

October 31st "Halloween Eve":  8:00 p.m.

Council Meetings Notice

The Borough Council meetings in November will be starting early, so please note it on your calendars! The Monday, November 3, 2014, Council Meeting will start at at 5:00 pm and the Monday, November 17, 2014, Council meeting will start at 5:30 pm. The meetings will return to their normal 7:00 pm time in December.

Daughter's of the American Revolution (DAR)

Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter Meeting

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 pm, at the Shrewsbury Historical Society

For more information click here


Sheriff Shawn Golden is pleased to announce the release of the Draft Monmouth County Multi-jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The plan is a documented evaluation of the hazards to which a community is susceptible and the extent to which these events may occur. more...


The Shrewsbury Office of Emergency Management asks that boro residents please take a moment to look at the plan.  You can view the plan at  http://www.monmouthsheriff.org/Sections-read-144.html.  Your comments can be sent to oemmitigation@mcsonj.org.  The plan will be posted for a 28 day review and public comment period.

Overnight Parking is prohibited November 1st through March 31st in accordance with Chapter 90-4B The parking of any motor vehicle upon any of the streets in the Borough of Shrewsbury between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. from November 1 through March 31 is prohibited. [Amended 8-8-1988 by Ord. No. 577]



Registration will open on SEPTEMBER 15 for the following Late Fall activities:

·        Street Hockey (Boys & Girls, Grades K-2, Every Saturday from November 8th – December 20th)

·        Girls Volleyball (Grades 3-8, Every Saturday from November 8th – December 20th)

·        Flag Football (Boys & Girls, Grades 3-8, Every Saturday from November 8th – December 20th)



Registration will open on NOVEMBER 3 for Winter Basketball – all levels.

·        Clinic (Boys & Girls / Grades K-2)

·        Intramural Basketball (Boys & Girls / Grades 3-4)

·        League Basketball (Boys & Girls  / Grades 5-8)



Registration will be from JANUARY 1, 2015 to JANUARY 31, 2015 for Baseball and Softball.  Kindergarten through 8th grade.

******Borough Events - Mark Your Calendars:******


Fall Election Information

2014 General Election Day:  November 4, Polls open from 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10/14:  Deadline to register to vote

10/28: Deadline for in-person for mail-in ballot

11/3:  Deadline for in-person receipt of mail-in ballot to County Clerk (by 3 p.m.)


Holiday Bazaar

When:  November 15th

Time:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where:  Christ Church, 280 Sycamore Avenue

Preview Night on November 12th from 6:00-8:00 pm

For more information click here


Shrewsbury Tree Lighting

When:  November 29th

Time:  4:00 p.m.

Where:  Borough Hall Gazebo


Four Corner's Lantern Tour

When:  December 5th

Time:  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:  Christ Church, Presbyterian Church, The Friends Meeting House (Quakers) and the Allen House.

For more information click here


Breakfast with Santa

When:  December 7th

Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Shrewsbury Firehouse, 783 Broad Street

For more information click here


Shrewsbury Annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting

When:  December 16th

Time:  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Where:  Borough Hall Gazebo


Fall Schedule of Free Rabies Clinics

Please take advantage of these clinics to vaccinate your pets.  To view the entire schedule click here


2014 Flu/Pneumonia Clinic Schedule

Provided by the Monmouth County Regional Health Commission #1

To view the entire schedule click here

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.

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