Municipal Clerk

The Office of the Municipal Clerk is the custodian of the official records of the Township. This position is one of four that is statutory for local government. The responsibilities of the Municipal Clerk vary throughout the State of New Jersey because in many municipalities the duties depend upon the number of employees/departments or the type or form of government within the municipality.

**Applications are now being accepted for applying for a Marriage License.
**Please contact the Registrar's Office to set up an appointment. (609)-597-1000 Ext. 8510
 

 
Some of the primary responsibilities of the Municipal Clerk that do not vary from municipality to municipality are:
  • Administrative Officer (licenses, searches, public information)
  • Chief Administrative Officer of Elections within the Municipality
  • Chief Registrar of Voters within the Municipality
  • Secretary to the Governing Body
  • Secretary to the Municipal Corporation
In Stafford Township the Municipal Clerk’s Office is also responsible for the following:
  • Complaints
  • Food Handler’s License
  • Insurance matters (liability and property loss)
  • Landlord Filing Statements
  • Lawsuits
  • Licensing of all types of Alcoholic Beverages/inquiries or renewals
  • Municipal Complex Meeting Room scheduling
  • OPRA requests
  • Parade Permits
  • Raffles and Bingo Licenses
  • Reprints of Ordinances and Resolutions
  • Solicitation Permits
  • Taxicabs and Limousines
  • Township Code Book
  • Vendor and Peddler Licenses
  • Yard Sales
  • Zoning Maps

Public Notices

TOWNSHIP OF STAFFORD-PUBLIC NOTICE

TELECONFERENCE OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT FOR THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETING BEING HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 28TH, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE LOCATED AT 260 EAST BAY AVENUE, MANAHAWKIN, NEW JERSEY 08050.  ADVERTISEMENT OF THIS MEETING WAS GIVEN TO THREE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND PLACED ON THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP FACEBOOK PAGE ALONG WITH THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP WEBSITE.  DUE TO THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS AND IN LIGHT OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS LIMITING PUBLIC GATHERINGS, PUBLIC ATTENDANCE AT THE TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE ALLOWED BY REMOTE ACCESS ONLY.  IF YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC PORTIONOF THE MEETING CALL (609-597-1000) , ENTER EXTENSION 8575.  YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE MUNICIPAL CLERK REQUESTING YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD.

 LINDA MARTIN

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL CLERK

PUBLIC NOTICE

Posted on: April 2, 2020

TELECONFERENCE OPEN PUBLIC MEETING STATEMENT FOR THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETING BEING HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 14TH, 2020 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE LOCATED AT 260 EAST BAY AVENUE, MANAHAWKIN, NEW JERSEY 08050. ADVERTISEMENT OF THIS MEETING WAS GIVEN TO THREE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND PLACED ON THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP FACEBOOK PAGE ALONG WITH THE STAFFORD TOWNSHIP WEBSITE. DUE TO THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID - 19) AND IN LIGHT OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS LIMITING PUBLIC GATHERINGS, PUBLIC ATTENDANCE AT THE TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE ALLOWED BY REMOTE ACCESS ONLY. IF YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC PORTION OF THE MEETING CALL (609-597-1000) , ENTER EXTENSION 8575. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE MUNICIPAL CLERK REQUESTING YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD. 

LINDA MARTIN
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL CLERK

Public Notice March 23, 2020



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