Alerts and News


Stockton Borough JOB POSTING: Deputy Clerk

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

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

Are You Ready to Vote? Workshops available. Register by 2/19/24

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 info@lowerdelawarewildandscenic.org. For more information about the organization: https://lowerdelawarewildandscenic.org/


Borough Council Meeting

Monday, February 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM (second Monday)                                      Agenda

*****NEW LOCATION: Stockton Firehouse, 9 Mill Street*****

Action will be taken during this meeting.

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


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 Borough Clerk/Registrar Open Office Hours:

Friday: 9:00-11:00 AM & evenings by appointment.

If possible, please call ahead to confirm.

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

Clerk – clerk@stocktonboronj.us
Registrar of Vital Statistics – clerk@stocktonboronj.us
Tax Assessor – assessor@stocktonboronj.us
Tax Collector / Utilities – taxcollector@stocktonboronj.us
Construction Department – construction@delawaretwpnj.org
Zoning – zoning@stocktonboronj.us
Mayor – alipsen@stocktonboronj.us


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:  Please be aware that within the next few weeks, JCPL will be  trimming trees that overhang power lines in Stockton and in Delaware Township in January and February 2024.


Announcement: The NJ DOT will likely be replacing a guardrail over the D&R canal along Bridge Street in January or February 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.


Announcement: The NJ Water Supply Authority began the Canal Bank Stabilization Project, in Stockton, on Monday, August 7. 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.


Water & Sewer Rate FAQ’s – Click Here





Flood Disclosure: 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. https://nj.gov/governor/news/news/562023/approved/20230703d.shtml

Notice: Some wild animals in Stockton have shown signs of having medical issues. 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.


2023 Dog and Cat Licenses are due for Renewal
* Rabies vaccine must be valid through November 30, 2023 or a license can not be issued
* You can mail in your renewal
2023 License Form

Hunterdon County Recycling Dates
2023 Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day
2023 Hunterdon County Electronics Collection