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

Property Tax Reminder
Third quarter property taxes are due August 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.

Truck Mounted Mosquito Spraying Beginning July 19
The Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control has confirmed Jamestown Canyon Virus in the adult mosquito populations in Vernon Township. They will be spraying for mosquitoes beginning Monday, July 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Efforts will continue until the threat of further disease transmission has passed. The truck mounted spraying will treat, but is not limited to, the following areas: Owen's Station Road, Lake Walkill Road and connecting roads, Lake Walkill community, Bassetts Bridge Road and Kelly Road. If you have any questions, please contact their office at 973.940.5225.

Black Bear Safety Tips for Residents
The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding the public of important safety tips to follow to reduce encounters with black bears. More information »

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.

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»

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

Vernon Night Out
Join us for a party at Maple Grange Park August 3, 2021!
Black Bear Safety Tips for Residents
The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding the public of important safety tips to follow to reduce encounters with black bears.
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.
Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
Discounted Tickets for Morey’s Piers
The Vernon PAL has tickets to this Wildwood, NJ venue available for purchase.
Farmers Market Returns to Vernon
The farmers market is opening as planned!

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Tuesday, August 3
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, August 4
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, August 5
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, August 9
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, August 11
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, August 12
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, August 16
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, August 17
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, August 19
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, August 23
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, August 25
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, September 1
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, September 2
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 6
    • Labor Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Tuesday, September 7
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, September 8
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, September 9
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 13
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, September 16
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, September 20
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      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