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

Road Resurfacing Work for Edsall Drive & Winding Hill Road
Starting on or about the week of September 27, 2021, there will be resurfacing work done on Edsall Drive and Winding Hill Road, weather permitting.

American Rescue Plan Small Business Survey
The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners is asking small businesses to complete a survey about the pandemic’s impact on their operations. The survey will also identify what type of help is needed now. Results of this survey will assist the county in the development of its recovery plan which will identify what projects will be funded with the local recovery funds.

Maple Grange Park Bathroom Facilities
The public bathrooms at Maple Grange Park are now open during regular park hours. In a continued effort to protect the health, safety and welfare of our residents and visitors, please cooperate with posted limitations when using the facilities. Should the increased trend of COVID-19 cases in the state of New Jersey continue to rise, Vernon may be forced to close these bathrooms again. Thank you for your cooperation and compliance.

Free Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics
Sussex County is offering free COVID-19 vaccines at pop-up clinics at various locations throughout the county. View more information

Vernon Municipal Building Maintains Mask Requirement
In a continued effort to protect the health of our employees, residents and visitors, we will maintain a requirement for masks to be worn when entering our municipal building from any entrance. We have masks available for visitors just inside the main entrance door, if you need one. Thank you for your cooperation and compliance.

Short Term Rental Ordinance Penalties to Be Issued
Pursuant to the short term rental ordinance (#20-09) passed last year, anyone operating a STR in Vernon without being registered will be fined $250 to $500 per violation, per day. View complete details »

Township News

General Election 2021
View the top five things to know about in-person early voting
Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
2021 Vernon Paws-A-Thon
This October 2, 2021 community event will benefit the Vernon Animal Shelter.
Get Rid of Bulky Waste Items in October
The township-wide disposal of large household garbage items will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021.
Council Meeting Presentations
Presentations were given at the August 23, 2021 township council meeting.
Holiday Bazaar
Join us on November 20, 2021 for this event.
Update on Walking and Bike Trail/Pump Track
The township mayor and council held a special virtual meeting on June 10 to discuss their plans.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Tuesday, October 5
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, October 6
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, October 7
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, October 11
    • Columbus Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Wednesday, October 13
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, October 14
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, October 18
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, October 19
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, October 21
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, October 25
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, October 27
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, November 2
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 3
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 4
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 8
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 10
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 11
    • Veterans Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Monday, November 15
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, November 16
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 18
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building

Current Agendas

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  • fill out our application form
  • external VTMUA website
  • township code
  • recycling info
  • The Vernon Township Building Department is online
  • Vacant and abandoned residential properties must be registered