Borough Clerk/Administrator

The Clerk/Administrator is responsible for all Borough Council related matters such as recording minutes, processing applications and more. The Borough of Somerville has combined the responsibilities of the Borough Clerk and Borough Administrator into one single position.

Borough Clerk Information


Public Works

The Public Works Department is a hands-on team of Professionals dedicated to supporting the Borough of Somerville quality of life which entails the maintenance and repair of roads, leaf collection, snow removal, curbside trash collection, tree issues, and parkland maintenance.

Public Works Information



The finance department is responsible for all financial operations for the borough. Oversight of the budgets, tax collection, payroll, debt and cash management, fiscal reporting, and maintaining general ledgers are all core duties.

Finance Information


Community Development

The Department of Community Development/Building Department manages all building/construction related permitting and inspections, land development applications to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment, property maintenance inspections, enforcement and complaints, one and two family rental property inspections, and zoning administration and enforcement. Community Development Information



The objectives of the Somerville Recreation Committee are to develop an appreciation for the thrill of sports and games, the wonder of nature, the beauty of art, the language of music, the dynamics of drama; to develop a sensitive understanding of the needs of all people and a concern for their adjustment, happiness and fulfillment through leisure activities.

Recreation Information



The Somerville Police Department is a full service department with the assistance of the County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey State Police. The department is tasked with and focuses on the public safety of the citizens and visitors to the Borough of Somerville.

Police Information


Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for the coordination of activities within the Borough of Somerville during potential or actual large scale incidents, emergencies and/or disasters.

Emergency Management Information



The Somerville Fire Department serves to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Somerville, provide training and supervision to the members of the Somerville Fire Department, and provide public fire education and prevention to the citizens of Somerville. The Department celebrates 181 years of Volunteer Service in 2016.

Fire Information

News & Announcements



Welcome to the Borough of Somerville!

Information and communication to our residents is critical for good government, and we want our citizens to be informed and involved in our community in every way.

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Borough Hall
25 West End Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm