Borough of Merchantville
1 West Maple Avenue
Merchantville, NJ 08109
Trick or Treat in the downtown business district.
Look for the signs in local businesses.
For the safety of all Borough residents, the Halloween curfew will be enforced on October 29th, 30th and 31st (according to Boro code Chapter 19, section 19-3; 19-6).
No child under the age of 18 years will be permitted in or upon the public places within the Borough of Merchantville after the hour of 7:00 PM, until the hour of 6:00 AM the following morning.
Should you have any questions please feel free to contact the Community Affairs Office at 856 662 2474 extension 320.
Openings for Crossing Guards
The Merchantville police are accepting applications for school crossing guards.
If interested call 856-662-0507
Gas Mains Replacement Project
South State General Contractors will be working on:
Morris Street from Maple to Volan Streets
Volan Street from Morris to Browning Road
starting on October 7th Details
NJ DOT Municipal Aid Project
will begin on Linden and West Chestnut Avenue's on Wednesday,
September 24th. See the map listing phase I and phase II.
Work is expected to be completed within 45 days of the project.
Contact Borough Hall with questions, 856-662-2474 extr. 303
NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 404 will operate on a detour
Effective immediately and continuing until further notice, between the hours of 8 a.m.
and 6 p.m., there is a closure in Pennsauken along Cove Road and Park Avenue
between Cove Road and Union Avenue due to road work.
Buses traveling toward Camden/Philadelphia from Park Avenue and Union
Avenue will turn right on Union Avenue, turn left on Route-130 South, turn right
on Cove Road and then will continue the regular route.
Buses traveling toward Cherry Hill Mall from Cove Road and Route-130 North
will turn left on Route-130 North, turn right on Union Avenue, turn left on
Park Avenue and then will continue the regular route.
The Merchantville Police Department is pleased to announce that
we now have a permanent pill collection container located in
Borough Hall. In the past we collected old or unused drugs twice per
Old drugs can now be turned in during normal business hours which
are Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The container is located in the main
hallway next to the drinking fountain.
If resident’s have any questions, please feel free to contact the police
department at 856-662-0507.
Merchantville Borough Council presented proclamations
to the American Legion Post #68 on Monday August 11, 2014
in celebration of their 95th anniversary.
August 7, 2014
As you may be aware, PSE&G has begun construction along Browning Road in Pennsauken Township.
This work is progressing towards Merchantville and is expected to be in the Borough on or about Monday
August 11, 2014.
Merchantville Police Officers will be using several side streets to detour traffic during construction.
The busiest times will be when construction crosses Maple Avenue.
The following streets will be used to detour traffic: Volan Street, Lexington Avenue,
Springfield Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Linden Avenue, Morris Street and Chestnut Avenues.
Detour signs will also be posted along the routes.
We will be doing everything possible to lessen the inconvenience to all resident’s along the
detour routes. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact one of the
officers working the traffic detail or you can contact me at
Chief of Police
Updated Recycling Rules
Brush and yard waste
East side is Centre Street thru Ivins Avenue First and Third Tuesdays only.
West side is Centre Street thru West End Avenue Second and Fourth Tuesdays only.
Centre Street both sides will be picked up with the West side.
No pick up will occur on the Fifth Tuesday.
Please have items ready for curbside pickup by 7 AM.
Hazard Mitigation Plan for New Jersey Counties