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

Road Construction—Barrett Road
On or about October 27, 2021, road construction will start on Barrett Road from Hickory Road to the New York state line, for approximately 3 days, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Barrett Road will be closed during those hours.

Property Tax Reminder
Fourth quarter property taxes are due November 1, 2021. You may pay your taxes online. Also, for your convenience, there is a drop box located by the entrance to the Vernon Police Department. Sign up to receive e-mailed reminders ahead of quarterly property tax due dates.

Road Construction—Glenwood Mountain Road
On or about November 1, 2021, road construction will begin on Glenwood Mountain Road, from Lake Walkill Road to just past Park Lane, for 3 days, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be alternate lane travel during those hours.

Vernon Senior Center Reopening
The Vernon Senior Center reopened Tuesday, October 12, 2021. View COVID protocols and proposed schedule »

American Rescue Plan Small Business Survey
The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners is asking small businesses to complete a survey by the end of October about the pandemic’s impact on their operations. The survey will also identify what type of help is needed now. Results of this survey will assist the county in the development of its recovery plan which will identify what projects will be funded with the local recovery funds.

Free Pop-Up Vaccine Clinics
Sussex County is offering free COVID-19 vaccines at pop-up clinics at various locations throughout the county. View more information

Vernon Municipal Building Maintains Mask Requirement
In a continued effort to protect the health of our employees, residents and visitors, we will maintain a requirement for masks to be worn when entering our municipal building from any entrance. We have masks available for visitors just inside the main entrance door, if you need one. Thank you for your cooperation and compliance.

Township News

Help Stop the Spread of the Spotted Lanternfly
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture asks residents to destroy the insects upon sightings.
Vernon Land Auction
The online auction will be held November 16-18, 2021.
5K Turkey Trot
Join the fun on Thanksgiving morning!
General Election 2021
View the top five things to know about in-person early voting
Annual Reassessment Program
As a requirement of the annual reassessment program, 20% of all properties within the township need to be inspected each year.
Holiday Bazaar
Join us on November 20, 2021 for this event.

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Upcoming Meetings

  • Tuesday, November 2
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 3
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 4
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 8
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 10
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 11
    • Veterans Day–Municipal offices closed
  • Monday, November 15
    • 7:00PM Environmental Commission
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, November 16
    • 7:00PM Beautification Committee
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 18
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, November 22
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, November 24
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, November 25
    • Thanksgiving–Municipal offices closed
  • Friday, November 26
    • Thanksgiving–Municipal offices closed
  • Wednesday, December 1
    • 7:30PM Board of Recreation
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, December 2
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Tuesday, December 7
    • 7:00PM Greenway Action
      Senior Center–Vernon Municipal Building
    • 7:00PM Economic Development Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Wednesday, December 8
    • 7:00PM Land Use Board
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, December 9
    • 9:30AM Senior Citizens Committee
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Monday, December 13
    • 7:00PM Township Council
      Vernon Municipal Building
  • Thursday, December 16
    • 7:00PM Municipal Utilities Authority
      Vernon Municipal Building

Current Agendas

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  • township code
  • recycling info
  • The Vernon Township Building Department is online
  • Vacant and abandoned residential properties must be registered