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.

Emergency Services Borough Directory Departments Borough Calendar
Mayor & Council
Mayor's Message
Borough Code
Minutes & Agendas
Municipal Court
Bid Notices - RFPs
Pay Taxes Online
Useful Links

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


Blizzard Warning in effect through Tuesday 6 pm

Power Outages: Please do not call Police Department
Report power outages directly to JCP&L at
1-800-LIGHTSS (1-800-544-4877)
or online at  FirstEnergy Storm Center,  click on "Report Outage"

Report downed wires to Police Department at 732-747-5900
Never go near a downed power line.

Important Storm Notices and Updates
Note - Borough Hall and Library are closed
today, Monday, Jan. 26 and Tuesday, Jan. 27

Questions and information contact

  • Vehicles that may be exposed to flooding can be parked temporarily in the rear of the large Little Silver Train Station parking lot. Vehicles may not be parked in the Point Road or Markham Place schools parking lots
  • No trash or recycling pickup through Wednesday
  • Recyling Center closed through Wednesday
  • No parking on borough roadways during snow removal, and overnight parking not permitted while snow removal efforts are ongoing
  • Please make sure fire hydrants are kept clear of snow to allow access in the event of a fire
  • Do not go around any barricades. Doing so puts everyone at risk if you come in contact with power lines or your vehicle becomes inoperable due to road flooding
  • Check appliances that vent directly to the exterior of a structure, such as dryers, furnaces and hot water heaters to make sure the exhaust vents are clear of snow.
  • Take extra care when running generators to make sure they are properly ventilated, and never run them in an enclosed structure not intended for such operation, or your home.    




Markham Cares
Markham Place 6th grade students will be sending care packages and letters to US troops stationed overseas as part of their annual Markham Cares event. If you know of anyone connected to Little Silver or surrounding towns who is currently serving, please email their mailing address to and a package will be sent from the students. Thank you for your support.
Reminder: Dog and Cat Licenses due January 31
During the month of January, Borough Ordinance requires the licensing of all dogs and cats. Licenses can be obtained at the Borough Clerk's office, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cat and dog owners who fail to obtain or renew a license by January 31, 2015 will be subject to a $5 late fee.
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.
2015 Train Station Parking Permit Applications (pdf)
Applications for parking permits will be available at the Train Station on Friday, November 14, 6:00am to 8:30am. After November 14 applications may be picked up at the Police Station.
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.
Report Streetlight Problems to JCP&L
If you see a streetlight out, damaged, flickering or any other problem, JCP&L is urging residents to let them know. Call 1-800-LIGHTSS (1-800-544-4877) or online at to report problems. For detailed instructions and information-
Register for Electric Service Interruptions Updates
JCP&L customers who use electrically operated life support equipment or depend on private well water can register for updates on potential interruptions to their electric service, such as weather-related outages during the summer storm season.
Find Zone By Street Name (pdf)


Garbage Collection
Brush & Leaves Disposal

Check here for information regarding recycling, garbage collection, and brush and leaf disposal - 2015 Recycling-Brush Schedules available here


Check here for important recreation information - Spring Sports Registration now in progress

Upcoming Events
Tue Jan 27
Recycling Zone 1: Cardboard,Newspaper
Wed Jan 28
Recycling Zone 2: Cardboard,Newspaper
7:30pm: Environmental Commission
Thu Jan 29
Recycling Zone 3: Cardboard,Newspaper
Sun Feb 1
Property Taxes Due

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