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.


Join us on Saturday, October 21st for Brooklawn's 3rd Annual Fall Festival on our waterfront (Timber Blvd.) We hope to see everyone there!



Job Posting

Department of Public Works

Laborer Position


The Borough of Brooklawn Public Works is seeking qualified applicants for a permanent 40 hour/week plus overtime Laborer position.

Duties will include but not be limited to operating a variety of motor driven vehicles and equipment in the provision of public works services, cut grass (seasonal), assisting in the snow and ice removal operations, collection of leaves, collecting trash, repairing potholes or streets, repairing playground equipment, train for water plant operation and distribution system repairs, install street signs, and jet or plunge sewer laterals and mains. Applicant may be required to perform duties during off-duty hours including when called from standby status for emergencies. All other related work as required.

Must possess a valid Class B (CDL) license or if hired be able to acquire license within six months. Driver history will be checked upon hire. Applicant must have the ability to interact in a positive and effective manner with employees and the public.

Position is a probationary laborer with salary range $26,000 – $29,600 based on experience. Pension and Health Benefits are available after 90 days.

To apply, complete a job application and submit it to Ryan Giles, CFO/RMC at Brooklawn Borough Hall, 301 Christiana Street Brooklawn NJ 08030 or email to boroclerk@brooklawn-nj.com by October 31ST, 2017.



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Borough House for Rent:   $945.00 a month plus utilities

2 bedrooms, Living Room, Eat in Kitchen, Bathroom, Basement, small fenced yard.  One and a half month security deposit. 

No pets allowed. For more information call (856) 456-0750 ext. 105






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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

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User friendly Budget (Shared Services)

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

Initial Letter link:


Brooklawn Reassessment Brochure link: 

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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