Development & Planning
The Office of Community Development is a division of the Development and Planning Department.
Its responsibilities include:
- Preserving, promoting, and developing the City's interests in the areas of housing, public facilities, neighborhood improvements, and community services.
- Researching, applying for, and administering state, federal, and private grant funding for City-sponsored programs.
- Working with other City departments, offices, or agencies to secure operation and program funding.
Community Development Block Grant
The City of Bridgeton receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support a variety of community needs such as housing rehabilitation (roof, structural, electrical, plumbing, heating), historic preservation, new home construction, infrastructure repairs (sidewalks, lighting, curbing, etc.), public facility and recreation improvements and elimination of neighborhood blight.
Program eligibility requirements are established by HUD and applicants may be required to provide financial and other personal information as part of the application process. Residents and nonprofit (501C-3) organizations seeking program funding are encouraged to contact the Office of Development and Planning Department to learn more about available programs and funding opportunities.
- CDBG Housing Rehab Program Application (PDF)
- Certificate Business Compliance Application- August 2022 (PDF)
- Certificate Business Compliance Verification Form Aug 2022 (PDF)
- Client Application Form - Revised May 2023-Home Rehab Program (PDF)
- Eligible Areas- Small Business Lease Assistance Program (PDF)
- Land Sale Request Form (PDF)
- NJEDA Expands Lease Assistance Program (PDF)
- NJEDA Incentivo para Mejoras Empresariales (PDF)
- NJEDA Small Business Lease Assistance Regs (PDF)
- Sun Foreclosure Link (PDF)