Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:00pm

908.756.0080

15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Clerk

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15 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, New Jersey 07069

P: (908) 756-0080 ext. 221 F: (908) 757-7027

Clerk Information

The Borough Clerk serves as Secretary to the Borough of Watchung Council and is the custodian of the municipal seal, all minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds and archival records of the Borough.  Dog & Cat Licenses, Liquor, Hawking & Peddling, Towing, Taxi-Limo and Raffle/Bingo licenses / permits are issued by the Clerk.  This office provides general information to the public, and is impartial and apolitical in dealing with Public Officials and citizens.

You are able to search and view basic permit information on properties by creating an SDL Portal Account.
Click on the top right “Sign-in” to create an account.

Some of the many Statutory duties of the Clerk include:
  • Preparation of meeting Resolutions, Ordinances, Agendas, and meeting Minutes.
  • Advise the Council on applicable Statutes, including the Open Public Records Act
  • Responsible for OPRA requests (Open Public Records Requests)
  • Accepts legal documents on behalf of the Borough
  • Maintains custody of official documents, responsible for local archives, including records storage, retention, and destruction, in accordance to Statute
  • Insure compliance with Financial Disclosure Statements
  • Maintain receipt of Landlord/Tenant Registrations
  • Oversee the Primary, General and School Board Elections; including accepting, certifying and maintaining receipt of Nominating Petitions; securing Polling Locations

The Clerk’s Office is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The Clerk is also a Notary and is available to notarize documents for residents at no/charge.

Agenda’s of the Governing Body are available for download from our agendas & minutes pageor can be emailed upon request. You may request a copy of the agenda by emailing [email protected]

Upcoming Mayor & Council Meetings
16 Dec
Borough Council Meeting
Date 12.16.2021 7:30 pm