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

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»

Property Tax Reminder
Fourth quarter property taxes are due November 1, 2020. 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.

November 3, 2020 General Election
The November 3rd general election will be conducted primarily via vote-by-mail ballots. The secure election ballot box is located in the parking lot directly across from the municipal building. Learn more about how this will work and view a picture of the ballot box »

Full-Time DPW Laborer
Vernon is seeking a full-time employee to work for the Vernon Township Department of Public Works. View job listing»

Municipal Court Sessions Cancelled
During the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal courts have cancelled their in-person court sessions. Cases will be heard virtually using Zoom. View court dates »

Township News

Trick or Treaters Signs
Posters and lawn signs available to show trick or treaters that your home is participating.
Mountain Creek Season Passes
Get yours through the Vernon PAL for the 2020-21 season.
Vernon Free Range Virtual Turkey Trot 5k Walk/Run
Due to COVID-19, we have made the switch to a virtual 5K race/walk.
Additional $100 Million for COVID-19 Economic Recovery
Funding will support grants for restaurants, micro-businesses, reduced-price PPE, rent relief for tenants and food insecurity.
Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
Halloween 2020
Due to the current pandemic, we are going to change our annual trunk or treat event.
General Election Information
The November 3rd general election will be conducted primarily via vote-by-mail ballots.
Veterans Memorial Park Drinking Water Notice
Vernon did not perform state-approved start-up procedures prior to serving water to the public in June.
Vernon Town Center Plan Endorsement Presentation
Read about the vision, goals and objectives of the petition for plan endorsement.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Monday, October 26
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Remote
  • Wednesday, October 28
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 2
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 4
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 5
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 9
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 11
    • Veterans Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Thursday, November 12
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 16
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, November 17
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 18
    • 7:00PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 19
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 23
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 25
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 26
    • Thanksgiving–Municipal offices closed
  • Friday, November 27
    • Thanksgiving–Municipal offices closed
  • Tuesday, December 1
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, December 2
    • 7:00PM Historic Preservation Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, December 3
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, December 7
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      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