The hills of Vernon Township, New Jersey. Photo credit: Nicholas Rinaldi

Joint Executive Session Special Meeting
A joint executive session special meeting of the Sussex County freeholders, Vernon Township council, Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority and Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sussex County Administrative Center, 1 Spring Street in Newton. The purpose of this executive session (closed to the public) is to address litigation regarding the Mountain Creek bankruptcy. Official action may be taken. View agenda »

Extensive Block & Lot Numbering Changes to Occur
All blocks and lots within the township will be changed as of February 2019. Vernon property owners will receive property assessment postcards in February which will identify the new numbers. More info »

Spatial Data Logic Portal Now Online
The Vernon Township Building Department is now online! You can search properties for open and closed permits! Visit sdlportal.com to set up your account and begin your search.

Vacant/Abandoned Property Registration
As of Monday, April 30, 2018, if you own a residential property which is vacant and abandoned as defined by ordinance, you are required to register your property with the Township of Vernon. View complete information »

Township News

Community Garden 2019 Season
The community garden will open for the season on March 30, 2019.
Vendors Needed for Vernon Day & Food Truck Festival
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this year’s event, scheduled for Sunday, June 2. Application deadline is May 17, 2019.
Vernon Couch to 5K & Return to 5K Running Programs
Get fit, get healthy, get going this spring with your choice of two separate running programs.
Extensive Block & Lot Numbering Changes to Occur
All blocks and lots in the township to be renumbered as of February 2019.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Monday, February 18
    • Presidents’ Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Tuesday, February 19
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, February 20
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, February 21
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, February 25
    • 6:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, February 27
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, March 4
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, March 6
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, March 7
    • 7:30PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, March 11
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, March 12
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, March 13
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, March 14
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, March 18
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, March 19
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, March 25
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, March 27
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, April 1
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, April 3
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, April 4
    • 7:30PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building

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