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

E-Mail Server Issues—Posted Thursday, April 15, 2021
We are currently experiencing issues with our e-mail server. As a result, we have not been able to respond to e-mails. If you need assistance, please call the municipal building at 973.764.4055.

Part-Time Recycling Center Help
Vernon Township is seeking a part-time employee to help out at the center. View job listing »

New Short Term Rental Ordinance Goes into Effect
Pursuant to the new short term rental ordinance (Ordinance #20-09), short term rental properties must be registered, inspected and the transient accommodation occupancy tax paid. View complete details »

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»

Township News

Free Tree Seedlings
Seedlings planted today will create forests for our future…get ‘em April 24-25, 2021.
Community Plant Swap
This is a great opportunity on May 22, 2021 for fellow gardeners and plant enthusiasts to come together.
Free COVID-19 Testing Locations
The Sussex County Division of Health announces that it will be adjusting the rotation of the county’s COVID-19 testing site locations.
Vernon PAL/Vernon Twp. Fishing Derby
Kids up to grade 6 can join in the fun on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the Firemen’s Pavilion Pond.
2021 Proposed Municipal Budget Online
The public hearing date for the adoption of the 2021 municipal budget is April 26, 2021.
Vernon is a 2020 New Jersey Healthy Town to Watch
This is Vernon’s second year being recognized.
Get Rid of Bulky Waste Items in April
The township-wide disposal of large household garbage items will be held Saturday, April 24, 2021.
Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
Farmers Market Returns to Vernon
The farmers market is opening as planned!

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Monday, April 19
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Remote
  • Tuesday, April 20
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, April 26
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, April 28
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Tuesday, May 4
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, May 5
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, May 6
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, May 10
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, May 12
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Monday, May 17
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, May 18
    • 7:30PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, May 20
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, May 24
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, May 26
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Monday, May 31
    • Memorial Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Wednesday, June 2
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, June 3
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, June 9
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, June 14
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, June 15
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      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