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

Property Tax Reminder
Second quarter property taxes are due May 1, 2021. You may pay your taxes online. Also, for your convenience, there is a drop box located by the entrance to the Vernon Police Department. Sign up to receive e-mailed reminders ahead of quarterly property tax due dates.

Full-Time DPW Seasonal Help
Vernon is seeking full-time seasonal employees to work for the Vernon Township Department of Public Works. View job listing»

May 12 Land Use Board Meeting
The Vernon Township Land Use Board meeting scheduled for May 12, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. will be held remotely via a Zoom Webinar (audio and video). The meeting ID is 838 7163 9921. The foregoing electronic public meeting is recommended due to the current situation involving the COVID-19 virus and directives of state and county governments. Members of the public are welcome to participate in the meeting and make public comments.

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 »

Per Diem Public Safety Tele-Communicator
The Vernon Township Police Department is seeking a per diem public safety tele-communicator for its Communication Center. View job listing»

Township News

Free Produce Pop-Up
Shop for free produce on May 21, 2021.
Williamsville Group Hike
Spring is a perfect time to get outside and get some nature’s therapy on June 5, 2021.
Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival
This free family event will take place June 19, 2021 at Maple Grange Park.
2021 Primary Election
Primary Election Day in New Jersey this year is Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
Mobile Thrift Shop Coming to Sussex County
Non-profit free mobile thrift shop will be in Newton on May 15, 2021.
Community Plant Swap
This is a great opportunity on May 22, 2021 for fellow gardeners and plant enthusiasts to come together.
Free COVID-19 Testing Locations
The Sussex County Division of Health announces that it will be adjusting the rotation of the county’s COVID-19 testing site locations.
Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
Farmers Market Returns to Vernon
The farmers market is opening as planned!

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday, May 12
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Monday, May 17
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Remote
  • Tuesday, May 18
    • 7:30PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, May 20
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, May 24
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, May 26
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Monday, May 31
    • Memorial Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Wednesday, June 2
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, June 3
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, June 9
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 14
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, June 15
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, June 17
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 21
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, June 23
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 28
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, July 1
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, July 5
    • Independence Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Tuesday, July 6
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, July 7
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building

Current Agendas

  • township directory
  • police on facebook
  • 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