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

Recycling Changes Effective June 1, 2019
Shredding services will be offered on Saturdays only (no longer on Wednesdays) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Also, the recycling center will no longer accept rigid plastics. Items may be brought to the facilities operated by the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority, located at 34 South Route 94 in Lafayette. Township recycling center »

Nominating Petitions Available
Candidate nominating petition packets for the offices of mayor and councilmember-at-large (2) for the November 5, 2019 municipal election are available in the township clerk’s office. All completed petitions must be returned by 4:00 p.m. on September 3, 2019.

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

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Miss Vernon 2019
Congratulations to Hannah Van Blarcom, a junior at Vernon Township High School, who was chosen as Miss Vernon 2019 by the Kiwanis Club of Vernon. She will represent Vernon Township at the New Jersey State Fair and compete for Queen of the Fair on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

2019 Summer in the Mountains Sidewalk Art Festival
This free family event will take place June 22, 2019 at Maple Grange Park.
2019 Trails of Vernon Challenge
The challenge officially kicks off on June 1, 2019.
State Offers New Screening Tool DCAid
See if you are eligible for NJ utility and housing assistance programs.
Ice Cream with a Cop
Get to know the officers in your community on June 1, 2019.
Household Hazardous Waste Program
The next hazardous waste disposal day, where residents may drop-off unwanted hazardous materials, is June 1, 2019.
Farmers Market Comes to Vernon
The market will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the municipal building on the third Saturday of each month, April through September.
Township Revaluation Scheduled to Begin
The township has contracted with Realty Appraisal Company to conduct the revaluation process.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Monday, May 27
    • Memorial Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Thursday, May 30
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 3
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, June 5
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, June 6
    • 7:30PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 10
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, June 11
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, June 12
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, June 13
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 17
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, June 18
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, June 20
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 24
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, June 26
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, July 1
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, July 4
    • Independence Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Monday, July 8
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, July 9
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, July 10
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, July 11
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building

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