Municipal Clerk’s Office

The Municipal Clerk is one of four positions required in all municipalities by state statute, and requires a state certification which must be maintained through continuing education.  The position of Municipal Clerk is required by New Jersey statute (N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133) to function as:

  • Secretary of the Municipal Corporation
  • Secretary to the governing body
  • Chief Administrative Officer of all elections held in the municipality
  • Chief registrar of voters in the municipality
  • Administrative officer with responsibilities pertaining to the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits
  • Records custodian, manager, and coordinator
  • Other duties that may be imposed by state statutes and regulations or municipal ordinances or regulations.

Additionally, the Municipal Clerk’s Office often serves as a link between the municipality’s residents and local government officials.

Forms and Applications 

General Registration Forms: 

Licensing Forms and Applications: 

Taxi Cab and Limousine Registration Forms: 

Additional Information: