Alerts and News

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:

https://www.delawaretwpnj.org/government/news/492-summer-recreation-program-2024


Public Safety Notice! A coyote was spotted on Hilltop Drive on 5/16/24.  If you see the animal, please follow these guidelines: https://dep.nj.gov/njfw/hunting/coyote-and-fox/

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: https://www.njdotproblemreporting.com/.

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


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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 (in-person only – no Zoom)

(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:                                                         CANCELED: 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:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88578406516?pwd=MHdkNzBlRUtQbTYrVkpEcXIxQjJxZz09                                                                Meeting ID: 885 7840 6516                                                                                                  Passcode: 377389                                                                                                                              One tap mobile +13092053325,,88578406516#,,,,*377389# US +13126266799,,88578406516#,,,,*377389# US (Chicago)                                                                             Monica Orlando Planning Board Secretary


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


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