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Brief History

This is Rockleigh, New Jersey—population approximately 500. Here you may stroll colonial roads where Revolutionary troops once marched. Rockleigh’s landmarks lie within a 246.45 acre historic district, and lie adjacent to the historic district of Palisades, New York. We are traditionally connected to this area by Rockleigh Road. Once part of the Old Rockland Neighborhood, Rockleigh’s colonial history became the history of New York until 1769 when the boundary line with New Jersey was settled after a long and bitter dispute. During the Revolutionary War the area remained steeped in conflict between patriot and Tory. [Read More]


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RSA Budget Archive


Access Borough Codes

PDF 2018_Rockleigh_Zoning_
Map.pdf (1.00 MB)


Stormwater Management

PDF BoR_Stormwatert_
Plan_04-27-21 (4.23 MB)

PDF Ordinance_2021-7_ Stormwater_Mgmt (2.15 MB)

Rockleigh, New Jersey Current Events


Three Ways to Vote for the November 8, 2022 General Ellection

Please see the PDF document below for more information.

PDF three-ways-to-vote-flyer-gen-2022.pdf (2.43 MB)


Murphy Administration Urges NJ Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water to Avoid Worsening Water Supply Conditions

New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette issued a statewide drought watch as of August 9, 2022, and the Murphy Administration is urging residents and businesses to conserve water as persistent dry and hot conditions continue to stress water supplies throughout the state.

Please see the PDF document below for more information.

PDF Drought-Watch-August-9-2022.pdf (203 KB)


New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency approved information about the Bergen County Mosquito Control Division's operations

Please see the PDF document below for more information.

PDF 04-2022_BC_Mosquito_Control.pdf (712 KB)


FREE radon test kits to Bergen County residents

Please see the PDF document below for more information.

PDF 04-2022_Free_Radon_Test_Kits.pdf (48 KB)


Garbage/Recycling

Garbage is picked up every Monday and Thursday.

Recycling is picked up every Thursday.

  • Recycling materials are allowed to be comingled (paper and plastics together).

Storm Water Information

Please see the PDF document below for easy things you can do every day to protect our water.

PDF Stormwater_2011 (2 MB)

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Stormwater Related links

Environmental Education
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/seeds/

Multimedia items, including tip cards that can be reproduced
http://www.cleanwaternj.org/

Watershed Management Educational Resources
http://www.nj.gov/dep/watershedmgt/outreach_education.htm

NJ Watershed Ambassador Program
http://www.nj.gov/dep/watershedmgt/ambassadors_index.htm

Inspection Reports
All inspection reports are subject to "Open Public Records Act (OPRA)" at Rockleigh. The inspection report will be available for review at the following link:
http://datamine2.state.nj.us/dep/DEP_OPRA/

Scroll to the blue header titled "Search for Regulated Sites by ID Number." The ID number is 213713 and the program is Water Quality. The inspection report will be available in about a month.


Leaf Removal

As a reminder, the Borough of Rockleigh does not provide leaf pick-up. It is the responsibility of each homeowner/landscaper to see that the leaves are removed or composted. If leaves are being removed by your landscaper they must be picked up and removed prior to your landscaper leaving the property. In addition, landscapers’ trailers are not to be left on any Borough Street unattended or unattached. Homeowners/landscapers are not to blow leaves onto streets, public property or that of your neighbors. (As per Borough Ordinance 07-07). Thank you for your cooperation.