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
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New Jersey Current Events
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.
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Watershed Management Educational Resources
NJ Watershed Ambassador Program
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:
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.
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.