Clearbrook Community Association FAQs

Clearbrook is a gated community situated on 450 acres in the heart of Monroe Township, NJ. Clearbrook boasts 2,026 condominiums which houses approximately 3,000 residents in apartment style condos with elevators, attached ranch homes and two-story townhomes. Clearbrook offers endless activities and amenities with its 25,000 square foot Clubhouse, two outdoor pools, three tennis courts, two pickle ball courts, two bocce courts, four shuffleboard courts, and a Cultural Center for meetings and events. There is also a public 9-hole golf course set on 60 acres with a practice green and driving range.

What is the age requirement for living in Clearbrook?

At least one resident must be 55 years or older. All other residents living in the household must be at least 48 years of age.

What’s included in my monthly maintenance fees?

Lawn maintenance, snow removal, water, sewer, use of all the amenities, on-site nurse available 24-hours per day, local shopping bus, gate security and patrol, exterminator services, garbage and recycling collection, exterior home maintenance (i.e.: roof, siding, gutters, driveway, walkway), and vent cleaning. Monthly fees also pay for the operation and maintenance of the common grounds and facilities that are managed by Clearbrook’s on-site management company.

There’s so much included, what is an owner of Clearbrook responsible for?

Property taxes, homeowner’s insurance (HO6 policy for owners, HO4 for renters), and all utilities excluding water and sewer. Units are all electric. Owners are responsible for the interior of their unit up to and including the painted walls. Additionally, the first 3 feet of the perimeter of the home’s exterior, called the planting area, is up to the unit owner to maintain. Each section and unit have their own Master Deed that stipulates what the unit owner’s responsibility is and what the section responsibility is in regard to the unit.

How do I contact the local utility companies?

JCP&L is the local electric company and they can be reached at (800) 662-3115. Comcast is the local cable company and they can be reached at (800) COMCAST or (800-266-2278). A satellite dish can be installed but only with written approval from the association. Verizon Fios is not currently available in the area but for their landline service please call (800) 837-4966.

When is trash and recycling picked up?

For residents with curbside service, trash and recycling are both picked up each Wednesday using the regulation bins issued by the sanitation company. For residents with dumpster service, pickups occur every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

What if I need something repaired or replaced in my home?

RezKom Maintenance Services is conveniently located on-site and is available for an additional charge, based on the type of repair. Owners, however, are welcome to use any repair company of their choosing. Many structural updates or replacements require association approval and, in some cases, a township permit so please contact the administration office prior to starting any home improvement projects.

How is the association set up?

Clearbrook is made up of 19 separate associations. The master, Clearbrook Community Association (CCA) is made up of 9 elected board of directors that are unit owners. This master association governs the administration of all community and recreational facilities and services. The remaining 18 associations – called sections – govern the common elements of the units, their surrounding property and the land that encompasses that section. These associations are made up of 5-9 elected board members that are unit owners.

Condo associations have lots of rules, where do I even start?

The CCA’s governing documents are their bylaws and the community also has rules & regulations that homeowners need to abide by. The sections’ governing documents include a master deed in addition to their own bylaws and rules & regulations. Each section has their own individual set of laws and rules. These can all be found under the “Governance” tab of this website. It is also strongly recommended that owners and residents attend board meetings. Important decisions are made during these meetings and all owners in good standing are eligible to vote and ask questions.

How do I inquire about homes for sale or rent?

Perspective buyers or renters would contact a local realtor. Several can be found on this website under the “What’s Nearby” tab. Clearbrook Administration does not provide home sale or rental services.

What happens after I close on my new home or after I sign a lease?

Call the Administration office at (609) 655-2706 as soon as you close or sign a lease. New buyers need to present their closing documents to gain access into the community and new renters would need to present their lease. New residents will be provided with welcome documents, registration forms to complete and have an informal meeting. After which, they will be issued a Clearbrook ID card and barcode stickers for their vehicles (with proper documentation).

How do visitors gain entry into the community?

Residents can provide the office with a list of their frequent visitors. These visitors can gain entry at all times when they announce themselves at the main gate. Residents must notify the gatehouse in advance of all other visitors. Residents will be called by the gatehouse upon the arrival of a temporary one-time visitor. It should be noted that visitors, including live-in aides, will not be given barcode access. There are no exceptions.

Once I am an owner or a resident how can I receive information on what’s happening in and around the community?

If an email address is provided then new owners and residents will receive periodic email updates and can gain access to the website portal. Simply click on the “Contact Us” tab and request a login. The website’s public portion and portal also provide a wealth of information that is constantly updated. Information can also be found on local TV Channel 26, through the Voice of Clearbrook (VOC) – our own radio station, and through the free monthly newsletter called the Courier that is delivered directly to your home. Robo calls and mailings will also be delivered from time to time.

Where do I find information about the golf course?

The Golf Pro Shop is conveniently located inside the Clubhouse or you can call (609) 655-3443 for information on rates and memberships. You can also visit www.clearbrookgolfnj.com.