Our mission...is to provide residents, visitors and the business community with the highest quality of municipal services in an efficient, courteous manner. To enhance the quality of life through planning and visionary leadership, to preserve our natural resources, and to maintain a safe and secure environment for our residents.


Benefits of living in Brooklawn include:

  • An innovative and well-respected school system with small class sizes
  • A close proximity to major cities, with Center City Philadelphia located just 5 miles away
  • A clean, safe and affordable place to live
  • A historic, quaint and unique community
  • An open and transparent government that seeks to maintain public trust
  • A thriving local business scene, promoted through local business association


Brooklawn is the little town that……

Is located on the east side of Delaware River, overlooking the Philadelphia sky line. Called “God’s Little Acre” by some. Brooklawn is just a bit over a ½ mile square. Brooklawn is known for its busy baseball fields, beautiful Delaware River waterfront, small town community feel, a 9/11 Memorial, Community celebrations and  picturesque sunsets.

Below are links to for two programs through Camden County. Click each link for more information and to see if you are eligible for with either program. 

Click here to view information about Camden County's First Time Home Buyer Program

Click here to view information about Camden County's Home Improvement Program (HIP)


Important information regarding Borough of Brooklawn Brooklawn Municipal Court


The Borough of Brooklawn would like to inform all residents that beginning January 1, 2018, Brooklawn Municipal Court will be moved to Oaklyn Municipal Court, which is located in the Borough of Oaklyn at 500 White Horse Pike Oaklyn, NJ

Oaklyn Municipal Court is a joint court, hearing all Title 39 cases (traffic summonses), disorderly person cases and petty disorderly person cases. All of these types of cases will now be heard in Oaklyn Municipal Court.

The Brooklawn Police Dept. wants to assure all residents and visitors that this change does not affect where they report any crimes/offenses, issues or complaints. NOTHING CHANGES WITH THE BROOKLAWN POLICE DEPT. 
What does change is, if a citizen wants to sign a criminal complaint or summons, they now must do so at the Oaklyn Municipal Court.

Keep in mind: Court related payments will no longer be accepted through the Borough of Brooklawn. (DO NOT leave any court related payments in the drop box at Borough Hall) All court related payments must be made either in person at Oaklyn Municipal Court or through the mail. The address again is: 500 White Horse Pike Oaklyn, NJ 08107
Any questions can be directed to Oaklyn Municipal Court at: (856) 858-0074


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Our new Gov Pilot Program allows you to report a concern, complete a business registration and complete rental registrations online. Click the links below to complete the online submissions. Questions can be directed to Borough Hall at (856) 456-0750 x103

Report a concern


Business Registration


Rental Registration





Click here to view the Borough Digital Map



Click here to view the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) transition plan for the pedestrian facilities within the public right-of-way (Construction of sidewalks and curb ramps


Click here to view the Transition Plan Map


Introduction of Borough Budget

Click here to view 

User friendly Budget (Shared Services)

Click here to view

2017 Municipal Budget

Click here to view   


Click on each link below to view information regarding the Borough wide property reassessments:

Initial Letter link:


Brooklawn Reassessment Brochure link: 

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/boroughofbrooklawn/pages/1/attachments/original/1467295660/  BrooklawnReassessment_Brochure_Mailer.pdf?1467295660



Click here to view the Water Quality Report




  Click here for PowerPoint USDA Presentation from 2/23/2015

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Welcome To The
Borough Of Brooklawn

Borough of Brooklawn
301 Christiana Street
Brooklawn, New Jersey 08030
Phone: (856) 456-0750

Borough Hall
Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
2nd Wed of Each Month Until 7pm


Theresa Branella

Council Members

Julie McCleary
Mike Mevoli
Jerry Granstrom
Greg Gilbert
Patricia McConnell
Patrick Moses