Borough of Little Silver
480 Prospect Avenue, Little Silver, NJ 07739
Phone: 732-842-2400
Fax: 732-219-0581

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday

Welcome to the Borough of Little Silver, a community of approximately 6,000 residents in eastern Monmouth County.Little Silver has an outstanding school system, is a stone's throw to New Jersey's beaches, and has direct train service to Manhattan. Our town has a proud history, with the Lenni Lenape tribe among its earliest settlers, and is friendly, prosperous and vibrant.

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Borough Hall Office Hours 
8:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday


Upcoming Brush Collection
Place brush to curb for collection following week

Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3
July 6 - 12 July 13 - 19 July 20 - 26


July Newsletter (pdf)
Little Silver Nature Trails (pdf)
John Heidema is an active naturalist and Environmental Commission member, with particular interest in the Nature Trails of Little Silver. He often tours those trails, tools in hand, helping to keep the trails free of obstructions and clear of invasive weeds and plant overgrowth. Along the way, John always reports back with interesting sightings and observations on his travels. We urge residents to share the enjoyment of these trails, and hope you’ll be inspired to take a tour of the trails after reading on for the most recent “Heidema Report”.
Landscaper Licensing Required (pdf)
Effective July 1st per Borough Ordinance 768-15 Commercial Landscapers are now required to obtain a license to do business in the Borough of Little Silver. The fee for 2015 is $25 and license applications are available in the Borough Clerk’s office Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Down load application and other important information here.
Change in Construction Offices Services
Effective July 1, 2015 the Borough of Little Silver has entered into a Shared Service with the Borough of Rumson for Construction Office services. To allow for transition the Rumson Construction Office will begin accepting building permit applications on July 6, 2015 beginning at 8 a.m. The Rumson Construction Department is located at 80 E. River Road, Rumson.
Part time Position:
Borough of Little Silver is looking for an Office Assistant approximately 20 hours per week in Borough Clerk’s Office. Must have good communication/phone skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Please email resume to: Kimberly Jungfer, Administrator/Borough Clerk at Little Silver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Flood Insurance, Claims Questions Assistance (pdf)
FEMA has launched an NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) call center pilot program to better support policyholders with the servicing of their claims.
Policyholders who may have questions about their flood policy can call 1-800-621-3362, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CST). Support is also available online by downloading a Request for Support form at which can be filled out and emailed to or faxed to 540-504-2360.
Recycling Reminder: Plastic Bags
Do not use or put plastic bags in recycling, for home pickup or at Public Works Recycling Center.
Communications Tower Proposal (pdf)
Note: See Mayor's Message in July Newsletter for more details. Anyone wishing more information is welcome to attend the Workshop Meeting on Monday, July 6, 6:30pm where the proposal and bid specifications will be discussed.
In order to improve safety and eliminate "dead zones" in the borough's communication network, Little Silver has proposed replacing its current 50-foot communications tower with a 90-foot tower, and now has the opportunity to do so in a way that will drastically reduce or eliminate the cost to the borough.
Employment Opportunity: Relief Crossing Guards
Apply in person at Little Silver Police Department, 480 Prospect Avenue.
Borough of Little Silver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Community Garden (pdf)
There are 2 ADA Plots available. Click below for details and application.
Short Term Rental Assistance for Sandy-impacted Homeowners (pdf)
The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Board recently approved the Rental Assistance Program (RAP) to help homeowners in the State’s major home rebuilding programs pay for temporary housing while their primary residences are undergoing repair or elevation. The program will begin accepting applications on March 16.
Important information re 2015 Property Assessment (pdf)
In 2013 the Assessment Demonstration Program was signed into law. Monmouth County was one of the first counties to accept the challenges of this new cost saving program.
Monmouth County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan
Monmouth County and its 53 municipalities have been working on the update of the Monmouth County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan since August of 2012. The first county wide plan was completed in 2009. The plan is a documented evaluation of the natural hazards to which a community is susceptible and the extent to which these events will occur.
Online Tax Payment Option
Taxes can now be paid online by clicking on the blue tab "Pay Taxes Online" on the left menu bar. Please note, convenience fees apply, as listed on the payment page.


Garbage Collection
Brush & Leaves Disposal

Check here for information regarding recycling, garbage collection, and brush and leaf disposal - Reminder: Single stream recycling begins April 1: Info and schedules here


Registration Open for Summer Camp and Sports Programs - Click Here

Upcoming Events
Sat Jul 4
Recycling Yard Closed
Post Office Museum Closed
Mon Jul 6
6:30pm: Mayor & Council Workshop
8:00pm: Mayor & Council Regular Meeting - Agenda posted
Tue Jul 7
Recycling Zone 1
Thu Jul 9
7:00pm: Planning Board

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Borough of Little Silver
480 Prospect Avenue, Little Silver, NJ 07739
732-842-2400 phone      732-219-0581 fax