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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. more...

 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


The office hours of the Tax Assessor for Wednesday, December 24th have been rescheduled to Monday, December 22nd from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. He will also be available for one hour only on New Year’s Eve from 4:30 pm. – 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, you can reach him at (732) 741-4200 x110 or by email at assessor@shrewsburyboro.com. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Have a save and happy holiday.              

Annual Santa Claus Visit



Santa will be making his annual visit to Shrewsbury families on Sunday, December 21, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. He will gladly spend a few minutes chatting with your children, posing for pictures, and delivering a small gift. PLEASE NOTE - THIS YEAR THE LOCATION FOR THE GIFT DROP OFF WILL BE THE SHREWSBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT.  For more details click here


(Monmouth County, New Jersey) $1,440,207 BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES, SERIES 2014A (Bank Qualified)

Bids are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 for the purchase of $1,440,207 Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2014A (the “Notes”) of the Borough of Shrewsbury, in the County of Monmouth, New Jersey.  All bids will be publicly opened and announced at the Office of the Chief Financial Officer on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., prevailing local time (“Sale Date”).  more ...

Important notice to all Monmouth County taxpayers concerning their 2015 property assessment.

In 2013 the Assessment Demonstration Program, (P.L. 2013, c. 15) was signed into law.  Monmouth county was one of the first Counties to accept the challenges of this new cost saving program.  The Assessors of Monmouth County’s 53 municipalities, working in conjunction with the Monmouth County Board of Taxation, will implement the 2nd year of the program for the Tax Year 2015. While there are several components of the Assessment Demonstration Program, the overarching goal is to annually provide more accurate assessments at a reduced cost to the taxpayer. Three changes to be aware of: more...

Wood Burning Tips during the Cold Weather Months

The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding New Jersey residents to take steps to reduce their impact on air quality when burning wood for heat as the weather turns colder, whether in fireplaces, wood stove, or outdoor wood boilers. more ...


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]


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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

2015 Bulk Trash pickup Schedule: (all pickups are on the first Wednesday of the months listed below):

March 4, 2015

June 3, 2015

September 2, 2015

December 2, 2015

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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Shrewsbury, New Jersey, County of Monmouth

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