Alerts and News

Attention: The Borough Clerks office will be closed on Friday April 26, 2024


2024 Stockton Borough recycling schedule on the “Garbage & Recycling News & Information” tab

2024 – Hunterdon County Recycling Information & Dates (Hazardous Waste, Electronics, paper Shredding)

Borough Council Meeting:

Next Borough Council Regular Meeting being held at the Stockton Fire Department located at 9 Mill Street on May 20, 2024 at 7:00 PM

(Note: The Borough Council and Planning Board use different Zoom links.)

For more details and the agenda, please see the “Departments/Borough Council Meeting Documents” tab above on this website.

Stockton Borough Planning Board Meeting:                                                         Tuesday, May 7, 2024 –  Action will be taken during this meeting.                                                                                                                                         (Note: The Borough Council and Planning Board use different Zoom links.)                    Join Zoom Meeting:                                                                Meeting ID: 885 7840 6516                                                                                                  Passcode: 377389                                                                                                                              One tap mobile +13092053325,,88578406516#,,,,*377389# US +13126266799,,88578406516#,,,,*377389# US (Chicago)                                                                             Monica Orlando Planning Board Secretary

Volunteer wanted: Lower Delaware River Wild & Scenic Stockton Borough Delegate: Periodically meet on Zoom to discuss issues related to our local watersheds. If interested, please email For more information about the organization:

Sergeantsville and Stockton Volunteer Fire Companies Plan Merger

Fire Company Merger Meeting Information

(Special thank you to our volunteer firefighters for all that you do for our community, most recently during the 1/9/24- 1/10/24 storms.)

New Open Office Hours: Borough Clerk/Registrar

  • Monday: Deputy Clerk 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Thursday: Deputy Clerk 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Friday: Clerk 9:00-11:00 AM

If possible, please call ahead to confirm.

For the quickest response to any inquiries, please email the following:

Laurie Courter, Clerk/Registrar –
Tax Assessor –
Tax Collector / Utilities –
Construction Department –
Zoning –
Mayor –

If you are inquiring about information for a residence, you will need to submit an OPRA request to the Clerk. The form can be found here Forms

Thank you to the Stockton Civic Committee for hanging our holiday lights!

Announcement: At the August 15th Borough Council Meeting the Council voted to approve Ordinance 23-04 authorizing the acquisition of the Stockton School. Stockton Borough took ownership of the historic Stockton School on January 12, 2024

Announcement: The NJ DOT will likely be replacing a guardrail over the D&R canal along Bridge Street in 2024. The work is expected to take less than a day and will require alternating traffic for several hours. Residents should be prepared for noise and dust. The NJ DOT will also be making minor pavement repairs along Rt. 29 (North Main Street, South Main Street, and Risler Street) in Stockton during 2024. Repairs will require alternating traffic.

Water & Sewer Rate FAQ’s – Click Here

Announcement:  Please be aware that JCPL has begun trimming trees that overhang power lines in Stockton and in Delaware Township. Be prepared for traffic delays.

Notice: Some wild animals in Stockton had shown signs of having medical issues in 2024. To maintain pet safety, our animal control officer is recommending that residents avoid leaving pet food outside near your homes, since this could attract wild animals with illnesses.

A Black Bear was seen in the Borough in 2023 – Please Click Here for more information on Bear Safety

Announcement: The NJ Water Supply Authority began the Canal Bank Stabilization Project, in Stockton, on Monday, August 7, 2023. They will be removed tarps and stabilized the bank to make the Borough safer from river flooding. Be prepared for  continued noise and dust as they wrap up the project. Work was predicted to take 3-6 months.
Flood Disclosure Announcement: NJ bill S3110/A4783, requires sellers of property and landlords to make certain notifications regarding flooding. Under the law, sellers of real property and landlords must disclose knowledge of a property’s history of flooding, flood risk, and location in a flood zone or area. Additionally, the law requires landlords to notify tenants of the availability of insurance for renters through the National Flood Insurance program.

Due by 2/28/24: Dog and Cat License  (paper copies available at Borough Hall)

* Rabies vaccine must be valid through November 30, 2024 or a license can not be issued
* You can mail in your renewal