Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Ordinance No. 21-05

Introduced: February 8, 2021
Public Hearing: February 22, 2021
Status: Adopted

An Ordinance Amending the Vernon Township Administrative Code Chapter 250, Article II Fees and Escrows Enumerated in Section 250-15 Relating to Animal Control

BE IT ORDAINED by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex and State of New Jersey as follows:

1. Section 250-15 of the Township Code, Township of Vernon, County of Sussex shall be amended to read as follows:

E. Dog and Cat Adoption
1) Dog adoption:
Puppies under 1 year $130
Dogs over 1 year - 6 years $110
Dogs over 6 years $50

2) Cat adoption:
Kittens under 1 year $60
Cats 1 year to 6 years $50
Cats over 6 years $30

F. Small Feathered and Furry Adoption $20

2. This Ordinance shall take effect after adoption by the Township Council and in accordance with law.


Vernon Township

21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Phone: 973.764.4055 

Township Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Emergencies Dial 9-1-1
Non-Emergencies Dial 973-764-6155


Current Agendas

Township Council

Land Use Board