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

VTMUA 2021 Chairman’s Comments
Read Chairman Mike Furrey’s comments  made at the January 7, 2021 meeting of the Vernon Municipal Utilities Authority.

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening
The Paycheck Protection Program is restarting January 11, 2021. View complete details »

Christmas Tree Recycling
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds residents that it is not permissible to dispose of Christmas trees through open burning or bonfires. The burning of Christmas tree wood, as opposed to safe wood burning, reduces air quality by creating additional smoke and particulate matter and can increase the risk of wildfires in some areas. The recycling center is now accepting Christmas trees so give your Christmas tree back to nature...recycle it! View the DEP’s advisory

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 »

2021 Department Budget Hearing Recording
Mayor Burrell held public meetings for the 2021 budget on November 20, 2020. Listen to the audio from the budget hearings.

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»

Senior Freeze Extension
The deadline to apply for the Senior Freeze property tax relief program has been extended to February 1, 2021. Take advantage of the extra time to get the relief you deserve.

Municipal Court Sessions Cancelled
During the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal courts have cancelled their in-person court sessions. Cases will be heard virtually using Zoom. View court dates »

Township News

Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening
The Paycheck Protection Program is restarting January 11, 2021.
Community Garden 2021 Season
The community garden will open for the season on March 30, 2021.
A Winter Wonderland Challenge
Walk your way to a healthier you!
New Short Term Rental Ordinance Goes into Effect
Short term rental properties must be registered, inspected and the transient accommodation occupancy tax paid.

More news »

Upcoming Meetings

  • Monday, January 18
    • MLK Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Tuesday, January 19
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, January 21
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, January 25
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Remote
  • Wednesday, January 27
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Tuesday, February 2
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, February 3
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, February 4
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, February 8
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Remote
  • Wednesday, February 10
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Friday, February 12
    • Lincoln’s Birthday–Municipal offices closed
  • Monday, February 15
    • Presidents’ Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Thursday, February 18
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, February 22
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Remote
  • Wednesday, February 24
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote
  • Tuesday, March 2
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, March 3
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, March 4
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, March 8
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Remote
  • Wednesday, March 10
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Remote

Current Agendas

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  • 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