Clerk's Office

Karen Stallings, Township Clerk RMC/CMR
Vanessa Borio Deputy Clerk

Phone: 732-244-7443 ext 1208
Fax: 732-505-0145
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:30am – 4:00pm

Census Information
2010 Berkeley Twp. Census Data
2010 U.S. Census Data

Commission Minutes

Council Meetings- Schedule

Berkeley Township Council 2024 Regular meetings will be held on the 3rd Monday of the month, except as noted, at 6 pm in Town Hall, 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, Bayville, N.J. as noted below


22 4th Monday



July 15


November 18

26 4th Monday





December 16

 Printable Version of Council Meetings 

Open Caucus Meetings,  6:00 p.m.
-Immediately followed by: Special Executive Sessions, if any
-Immediately followed by: Berkeley Township Council Meeting, same dates
-Immediately followed by: Board of Health, same dates, if any

Do Not Knock
Any owner and/or occupant who has requested enlistment on the "Do Not Knock" Registry, pursuant to Subsection a herein, shall be able to obtain from the Clerk's Office, a sticker for display at his/her/its premises indicating enlistment on the "Do Not Knock" Registry..  The licensee shall not peddle, canvass, vend or conduct door-to-door sales at any premises identified on the then current "Do Not Knock" Registry. 
Save§ 5-1.4. Persons Excepted From Licensing Regulations. [1974 Code § 101-4; Ord.
No. 84-31; Ord. No. 92-40; Ord. No. 93-5; Ord. No. 96-34; Ord. No. 02-48-OAB
§ 1; Ord. No. 2017-44-OAB]
The requirements of this section shall not apply to the following:
a. Any charitable body that shall canvass or conduct sales of personal property when
the proceeds thereof shall be applied to the payment of the expenses thereof and to
the charitable object for which the body exists, except that where such body shall
undertake to canvass for a period in excess of 14 days, such body shall be required
to apply for a license under this section. Any such licenses issued under this section
to such body shall be valid only for a period of 14 days.
b. Any person honorably discharged from the military service who has a license under
N.J.S.A. 45:24-9 et seq.
c. Any person who is an exempt fireman of a volunteer fire department as defined by
N.J.S.A. 45:24-9 and 10, possessing a license in conformity with the law.
d. Any religious organization recognized as tax exempt under the United States
Internal Revenue Code, provided the organization is not selling or attempting to sell
e. Any person not otherwise subject hereto engaged in the delivery of goods, wares or
merchandise or other articles or things in the regular course of business to the
premises of persons who had previously ordered the same or were entitled to
receive the same by reason of a prior agreement.
f. Any person canvassing for a governmental agency.
g. Any person canvassing for a political purpose or party. The sale of personal
property shall not be exempted under this exception.
h. Any charitable organization registered with the State of New Jersey or the Attorney
General pursuant to the Charitable Registration and Investigation Act N.J.S.A.
45:17A-18, as it may be amended from time to time.

Documents and Budgets

Document Center

Election Dates & Information
NEW -  2022 Congressional District Map

Wards 3 & 4 (All districts) in Congressional District 4
Ward 2- Districts 5, 6, 40, 11 in Congressional Distict 4
Ward 2 – Districts 33, 35 36 in Congressional Distrct 2

Ward 1 – All Districts including District 3B(South Seaside Park) are within Congressional District 2
District 3A in Ward 1(Pelican Island) is in Congressional District 4.

New Jersey Division of Elections  Scroll down to Ocean County
New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC)
Ocean County Board of Elections

Licenses available include Landlord Registration, Raffles, Yard Sales and more.

Municipal Codes

Municipal Code Book including Land Use

OPRA Requests
The following form must be filled out by anyone requesting to view or requesting a copy of a public record: 

OPRA-Open Public Records Request Form
You can look up Building permit information & Tax information on our web site and not have to wait the 7 business days for the information.
On the Construction portal, you can sign up and create a user name and password to search any property you need for Open/Closed Permits. 
Construction Portal
Property Tax Information
For more Information regarding access to public records click here.

Ordinances Scheduled for Public Hearing
The following ordinances were introduced and scheduled for public hearing at the next Council meeting at 6 pm in the meeting room located at 627 Pinewald-Keswick Road, Bayville. Check calendar for upcoming Council Meetings.
Ordinances Scheduled for Public Hearing

Street Vacation
Street Vacation Application process is outlined in Chapter 17 of the Berkeley Township Municipal Codebook.
Street Vacation Application

A copy of thcurrent tax map of the property showing the area to be vacated.  (Assessors Office )
2.  Proof of mailing to all property owners within 200 feet from an official list provided by the Township              Zoning Office along with a copy of the list and a copy of the notice sent..   
3.  A non-refundable $500.00 application fee must be filed with the application
4.  The affidavit of publication of the  legal notice form  sent to the newspaper which is part of the application above
5.  The consent to transfer form with the adjacent property owners original signature also part of the above application.

Landlord Registration

P.L. 2022, c. 92 which is now in effect requires the owner of a business, or one or more rental units, to maintain liability insurance for negligent acts and omissions in an amount of no less than $500,000 for combined property damage and bodily injury to or death of one or more persons in any one accident or occurrence.
Berkeley Township now requires that an unexpired Certificate of Liability Insurance is required to be filed at the time of filing the Landlord registration form.   The Clerk’s Office will NOT accept the Landlord registration without the Certificate of Liability Insurance.
The Certificate of Insurance and Landlord Registration is now required on a yearly basis.
On or around March 20, 2023 there will be a yearly $25.00 Landlord Registration Fee pursuant to Ordinance 23-03-OAB