Doing Business in BH


Welcome Message From Mayor Angie Devanney

Welcome to Berkeley Heights, a vibrant and dynamic community that eagerly opens its doors to new businesses! 

We take pride in our town's strong demographics, with a median family income that far exceeds the national average, providing a solid foundation for economic growth and prosperity.

Exciting times are ahead as our township grows and we foster economic development. With the wonderful addition of new bakeries, teen hangouts, doggie daycares, alternative holistic health and mind-body centers, integrated health facilities, thriving Montessori schools and so much more, we are fully invested in our community's growth, ensuring our residents and workers have the services and amenities they need.  

Our downtown shopping corridor on and around Springfield Avenue is a bustling hub of commerce, offering an array of retail and dining angiefiserv experiences that cater to a diverse range of tastes and preferences. Additionally, Berkeley Heights boasts an abundance of open space, providing a harmonious balance between urban convenience and natural beauty. What's more, the $400 million investment in Connell Park will provide a state-of-the-art live-work-play community that will offer additional restaurants, entertainment options, and open spaces for everyone to enjoy. 

Located just a stone's throw away from New York Township with NJ Transit access, our town offers easy access to the world's greatest metropolis, making Berkeley Heights an ideal place for both work and leisure. And let's not forget our state-of-the-art municipal building and the newly constructed YMCA, which stand as symbols of our commitment to modernization and community well-being.

In Berkeley Heights, we see endless opportunities for businesses to thrive, grow, and contribute to our remarkable community. We invite you to be a part of our journey, where entrepreneurial spirit and innovation are not only welcomed but celebrated.

Come and Discover Berkeley Heights – Where Businesses and Community Thrive, Together.

Warm regards,

Mayor Angie Devanney

Spotlight on Berkeley Heights! NJ12 Comes to Downtown BH!

November 21, 2023, BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township of Berkeley Heights was pleased to welcome the News 12 team for their “Main Street New Jersey” segment on Friday, November 17.  The crew visited several businesses downtown to showcase all Berkeley Heights has to offer.    Mayor Angie Devanney was excited for the visit stating, "Our downtown is a quaint shopping destination with an array of specialty stores, restaurants and services. It has become residents' one stop shopping.” 

Berkeley Heights is a warm welcoming community located west of New York City and has been ranked #7 in Best Places to Live[1] [2]  in New Jersey by Niche, 2023.  Berkeley Heights continues to be one of the best small towns and safest places to live, work and raise a family.  

News12 reporter Lauren Due spotlighted some of the town’s highlights. She sampled some of the local fare, stopped in to check out a popular hangout, visited with dogs of Berkeley Heights, got some fitness and nutrition tips, and shopped for floral arrangements. She also spoke with a local chiropractor about adjustments and sports injuries.     

Craft Bagel, 485 Springfield Ave 

908 Athletics, 10 Summit Ave

Dogtopia, 410D Springfield Ave

The Hangout, 450 Springfield Ave

Patria Station Cafe, 128 Station St

Smith Chiropractic, 261 Springfield Ave Suite 202

Anything Floral, 411 Springfield Ave

To view the segment, click here: "Main Street New Jersey: Spotlighting the very best of Berkeley Heights"

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Thinking of Opening a Business in Berkeley Heights?

We would love to help show you the ropes? Please see the below infographic for the steps and links to check out if you are thinking of setting up shop here in our wonderful town. Our Township employees in our Zoning and Building Department will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about the permitting process. 

We also have here in Berkeley Heights a "Technical Review Committee," which will meet with you before you go before the Planning Board or Zoning Board of Adjustment with your permit application, to be sure it is complete and you have all documentation ready for the boards. This saves you time, money, and headache!

Have questions about your first/next steps with Zoning Approval for your business? Contact our Zoning office!

Regina Charlesworth, Zoning/Engineering Support        Phone: 908-464-2700 x2123 or Email:

Opening a Business Infographic - March 30, 2023 (PDF)