Alerts and News

PUBLIC NOTICE: the Borough Clerks office will be closed the week of July 22nd and will re-open on Monday July 29th 4:30-6:30 pm.

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Borough Council Meeting:                                                                                                 Next Borough Council Regular Meeting will be held  at the   the Prallsville Mill, 33 Risler Street, Stockton NJ 08559 on August 19, 2024 at 7:00 PM.         Note: When meeting on Zoom, 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, August 6, 2024 –  Action will be taken during this meeting.                                    See the Planning Board Tab for the Agenda                                                                          (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

STOCKTON BOROUGH- Change in Borough Council Meeting Location Notification – OPMA – HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ

WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act (Ch. 231, P.L. 1975) provides for the giving of annual notice by public bodies of the time, date and location of the regular meetings of such public body to be held during the succeeding year; and

WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act (Ch. 231, P.L. 1975) hereinafter referred to as the Act, authorizes a public body to make certain other determinations and take certain other actions in conformance therewith.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Stockton, County of Hunterdon and State of New Jersey as follows:

  1. The remainder of the regular meetings of this Council shall be held during the 2024 calendar year at 7:00 p.m. with indicated location on the following dates:

SCHEDULE OF REGULAR MEETINGS                                                                                      July 15, 2024  3rd Monday meeting will be held at the firehouse located at 9 Mill Street, Stockton, NJ   

For the remainder of the year, starting in August, the meetings will be held:

Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street (State Rte 29), Stockton, NJ 08559

Meetings will be held in the stone Grist Mill in the center of the Mill complex at 7PM:.

August 19th                   3rd Monday

September 16th              3rd Monday

October 21st                  3rd Monday

November 18th              3rd Monday

December 16th               3rd Monday

Stockton & Delaware Township Blood Drive at the Delaware Township School Gymnasium, 501 Rosemont-Ringoes Rd, Sergeantsville, NJ 08557
Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stockton Delaware Township Blood Drive

Delaware Township will once again welcome children of Stockton to participate in the Summer Recreation Program. Please see the link for registration information:

Public Safety Notice! A coyote was spotted on Hilltop Drive on 5/16/24.  If you see the animal, please follow these guidelines:

Although it is extremely rare, coyotes have been known to attack humans and pets. Parents should monitor their children and pets even in familiar surroundings such as backyards.

If you observe coyotes in the daytime that show no fear of humans or if a coyote attacks a person, immediately contact the NJ State Police at 911 or 908-996-3404 and NJ Fish and Wildlife at 908-735-8793 (after hours # 877-WARN-DEP).

How to Report Street/Road Issues: To report potholes or other non-emergency road hazards on 29, please see this website:

For non-emergency issues on other streets in Stockton Borough please call 609-397-0070 and/or email


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

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

Please welcome Stockton’s new Deputy Clerk: Jennifer Terepka!

Please welcome Stockton’s new Office of Emergency management Coordinator Patrick Eckard and Deputy Coordinator Sharon Eckard!

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