Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Ordinance No. 12-03

Introduced: February 27, 2012
Public Hearing: March 12, 2012
Status: Adopted

An ordinance of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, amending the code of the Township of Vernon") 0px 50% repeat-x;"> 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon that the Code of Vernon Township, Ordinance 11-21 is hereby supplemented and amended as follows:

  1. Article III General Administration, Section 5-12(G) “Departments and Offices” shall be amended to include “8. Department of Fire Prevention.”
  2. Article XII Department of Public Safety, Section 5-68. Organization of Department shall be amended to remove “C. Office of Fire Safety Official.”
  3. Article XII Department of Public Safety, Section 5-71 shall be amended to read as follows: [reserved for future use].
  4. Article XIV shall become “Department of Fire Prevention” and shall be amended as follows:
    1. “Section 5-74. Establishment; Fire Marshal as head. There is hereby established a Department of Fire Prevention, the head of which shall be the Fire Marshal.”
    2. “Section 5-75. Duties of Fire Marshal. The Fire Marshal shall be responsible, among other responsibilities which may be assigned from time to time, for:
      1. The inspection of all buildings and structures within the Township in conformity with the New Jersey and National Fire Safety Codes.”

Vernon Township

21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Phone: 973.764.4055 

Township Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Emergencies Dial 9-1-1
Non-Emergencies Dial 973-764-6155


Current Agendas

Township Council

Land Use Board