The Township Clerk is the Secretary of the Township, the Secretary to the Township Council and the Election Official.
Secretary to the Township & Township Council
The Clerk attends all official meetings the Township Council and is responsible for the keeping of the minutes, the official record of each proceeding.
All ordinances and resolutions are kept by the Township Clerk and available to the public.
The Township Clerk oversees Municipal, School, Primary and General Elections. This office registers voters, issues absentee ballot applications, and answers any questions, problems or concerns relating to voting.
Unsure of your voting district, check our Voting District Map.
Additional Functions of the Township Clerk’s Office
The Township Clerk’s Office also provides the following services:
- All licensing, such as Kennel licenses, Pet Shop licenses, Dog and Cat licenses, Bingo and Raffle licenses, Itinerant Merchants licenses, Swine permits, Public entertainment licenses and Food Handling permits.
- Liquor licenses are also issued annually by the Clerk’s Office, contingent upon approval by the Township Council.
- Sale of Township Maps.
- The Clerk’s Office maintains Performance Bonds and Maintenance Bonds for development projects within the Township.
- Landlord Registration forms are available and are required to be filed in this office.
The Township Clerk is the official custodian of all the records of the Township. The Clerk is also the custodian of the official Township Seal.
Attention: All applications for Social Affair, Catering, or Extension of Premise permits must now be filed online with the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control 21 days prior to the event. If for some reason you are unable to make this deadline, a paper application must then be filed with the Township Clerk’s Office for processing. Please take note that the issuance of these permits is subject to the approval of Township Council at a regularly scheduled Council Meeting. Online applications are to be made at http://www.nj.gov/lps/abc/index.html under the “licensing/permits” tab. If you have any questions, please contact the Township Clerk’s Office. Thank you.