Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale and the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

Borough Monthly Calendar Dates for October 2014

October 2014 December 2014
November 4 (Tuesday)

Election Day Polls Open
@ 6 am - 8:00 pm

November 5 (Wednesday)

Library Board of Trustees Meeting at Library
@ 4:30 pm [more info]

Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

November 6 (Thursday)

Council Meeting (Agenda) at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

November 11 (Tuesday)

Council Meeting (Regular) at Justice Facility
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

November 13 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 1:00 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
@ 7:30 pm [more info]

November 18 (Tuesday)

Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
@ 7:00 pm [more info]

November 20 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 4:30 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]

November 29 (Thursday)

Municipal Court at Justice Facility
@ 1:00 pm [more info] Court Dates [view]


Borough Cleanup Weeks

Metal Weeks

2nd, 16th and 30th

Leaf Machine Week

3rd thru 30th

Borough Announcements, eNews and Upcoming Events
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Beginning on Monday, October 27 up to and including Friday, October 31 there will be a curfew of 7:00 pm for all children under the age of 18 years old.  The police will be enforcing this borough policy.


Please have all your chipping material such as branches at the curb by this Sunday night.  Chipping will begin Monday, October 27.  This is the LAST chipping event for 2014.  Due to leaf collection beginning on Monday, November 3, the Public Works Department will not be able to chip branches in November and December. 

Chipping of Christmas trees will begin the first week of January.  Chipping of branches will begin again the end of January.   If you have any questions please call Borough Hall, 783-0600.

Stratford Times Fall Edition

The Fall edition of the Stratford Times is now online. You can view the Times by clicking on the Times picture or the link located on the main menu. Last update 9/30/14