The parking lot at Borough Hall will be closed starting Monday 3/18/19 during the day due to parking lot repairs and ADA improvements being made.

The lot will be closed from 7am – 5pm each day. The lot will be open each night from 5pm – 7am. All cars need to be removed by 7am. At this point we expect the work to last through Friday, 3/22/19.

Parking around Borough Hall will be very limited during this time. If you can, please schedule your visit to Borough Hall during the week of 3/25/19 when the parking lot will be open.

During construction the handicap spaces at Borough Hall will not be available during the day.

If you must visit Borough Hall during the construction period and need assistance accessing the building please make arrangements prior to coming to Borough Hall by calling the non-emergency Police # – 732 632 8500, press #3 and someone will assist you in making arrangements.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience during the construction.

 The Mayor will be hosting open office hours this week at his office at Borough Hall on

Thursday, March 21 between 10am and noon.

No appointment necessary.

Update from Middlesex Water Company

Construction Update from Middlesex Water Company for Week of 3/11/19

For week of March 18, 2019, the work activities for the Middlesex Water Company Western Transmission Main project are anticipated to be as follows:

Borough of Metuchen

  • J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. (JFC) will continue 42-inch transmission main installation west bound along Durham Ave between Lisa Lane and Kester Drive

Please CLICK HERE for a PDF construction map.

Visit for current information on the project.


News and More...
“Hidden in Plain Sight” to be held at Metuchen High School Open to the Community
On Wednesday evening April 10, 2019, the Metuchen High School’s Project Graduation and the Metuchen Municipal Alliance will co-sponsor “Hidden in Plain Sight,” an interactive substance abuse awareness and prevention program, at the Metuchen High School (400 Grove Avenue).
Residential Paper Shred Program (pdf)
Saturday April 13th, 9am-12pm. Edgar School Rear Parking Lot. Maximum of 5 file boxes or 100 pounds per car. County residents only -- no businesses. Click "more" for further information.
Destination 2040
Community Narcan Training Taking Place Mar. 11 in Metuchen
On Monday, March 11, 2019 the Metuchen Municipal Alliance will sponsor a community education event for anyone looking to learn more about caring for someone at risk for a heroin or opioid overdose.
Metuchen Dog & Cat License Application
All 2018 Dog/Cat license will expire on January 31, 2019. Fees are as follows: Spayed/Neutered dogs are $11.20, and non-neutered/spayed dogs are $14.20. Cat license fees are $8.20.
2019 Metuchen Tee Ball (pdf)
Baseball and Softball! Register now! Boys and Girls Ages 4-15. Click "more" for further information.
2017 Audit Report
The 2017 Report of Audit on the Financial Statements for the Borough of Metuchen is now available
Elizabethtown Gas Pipeline Replacement Projects
Elizabethtown Gas has informed us that they will be starting gas pipeline replacement projects in the Borough on or about 11/5/18 through year end.
The Metuchen TV - Technology Committee Survey Results
The Committee collected feedback regarding our cable TV and internet service providers. You'll find the results below.
PSE&Gs Storm Information
In an effort to better inform residents about PSE&G's ​s​torm restoration process and protocols, ​the links below ​are available for reporting and tracking outages and getting useful information about storm preparedness.
Borough of Metuchen Social Media Policy
Follow the Metuchen Police on Twitter to receive information, tips, traffic alerts and safety messages @MetuchenPDChief
Taxes Can Now Be Paid Online
Please have your Block and Lot and Utility ID numbers handy before entering.
Metuchen - The Brainy Borough
The Historic Preservation Commission is please to present a compilation of history in "Metuchen - The Brainy Borough". Enjoy the reading and learning of why Metuchen earned its name "The Brainy Borough"

Upcoming Events
Wed Mar 20
Environmental Commission - 7:00pm
Thu Mar 21
TRC - 6:30pm - CANCELLED
Planning Board - 7:30pm - CANCELLED
Fri Mar 22
Municipal Court - 11:30am
Mon Mar 25
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30pm
Wed Mar 27
Accessibility Committee - 8:00pm
Thu Mar 28
Historic Preservation Commission - 7:30pm
TV & Technology Commission - 8:00pm
Mon Apr 1
Pool Commission - 7:30pm - Municipal Building
Tue Apr 2
Human Relations Commission - 7:30pm
Shade Tree Commission - 7:30pm
Wed Apr 3
Municipal Court - 5:30pm
Thu Apr 4
TRC - 6:30pm
Planning Board - 7:30pm
Fri Apr 5
Municipal Court 11:30am
Mon Apr 8
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30pm
Tue Apr 9
Library Board of Trustee @ Municipal Library - 7:00pm
Wed Apr 10
Senior Citizen Commission @ Senior Center - 4:00pm
Traffic & Transportation - 7:30pm
Thu Apr 11
Metuchen Municipal Alliance - 7:15pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment - 7:45pm
Mon Apr 15
Arts Council - 7:00pm
Tue Apr 16
Parking Authority - 7:30pm
Recreation Commission - 7:30pm
Wed Apr 17
Municipal Court - 5:30pm
Environmental Commission - 7:00pm
Bd. of Health - 7:30pm
Thu Apr 18
TRC - 6:30pm
Planning Board - 7:30pm

R2019-56 - Resolution Authorizing Executive Session (pdf)