Municipal Clerk's Office

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The Municipal Clerk's Office is responsible for the agendas, resolutions and ordinances for the Mayor and Council, for all Elections, for voter registration, various licenses and is the liaison between the residents and the Council. 

Open Public Records

The Municipal Clerk is the secretary for the Borough Council and maintains the official records and Borough contracts.

To obtain publc records, please complete and forward an OPRA (Open Public Records Act) Request Form to the Municipal Clerk's Office.

For more information on OPRA, follow this link to the New Jersey Government Records Council website

Council Meeting Agenda:

The Meeting agenda for the next Borough Council Meeting will be posted as it becomes available and to the extent known at the time of posting.

Please visit the Agenda & Minutes Page.

Council, Board and Committee Meeting Dates:

Please visit the Meeting Schedule Page.

Borough Ordinances & Codes

To access the Borough's list of Ordinances and Codes follow this link


2023 Election Dates:

Primary Election:  June 6, 2023

General Election / School Board Election: November 7, 2023

Polls are open from 6:00am til 8:00pm

Register to Vote:

Last day to register to vote or to transfer registration for the 2023 June Primary Election is May 16, 2023**

Last day to register to vote or to transfer registration for the 2023 November General Election is October 17, 2023**

**The Municipal Clerk's Office will be open until 9:00 p.m. on these dates to accomodate Fair Lawn residents wishing to register. 

Anyone wishing to register to vote MUST:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be 18 years of age on or before the election day
  • Have resided in the county at least 30 days
  • Register at least 29 days prior to the election

You must re-register if:

  • You move from one county to another
  • You have a name change due to marriage, divorce or Judgement of the Court
  • Any change of address

Voter Registration Forms are also available below:

Voter Registration Form - English

Voter Registration Form - Espanol

Voter Registration Form - Korean

Vote by Mail:

Registered voters can apply to vote by mail. Just click on the link for the State's Division of Elections website and download the correct County application:

Bergen County residents should mail their application to:

John S. Hogan
Bergen County Clerk

One Bergen County Plaza, Room 130
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

Garage / Yard Sales:

Notce: There are no permits required for holding a garage or yard sale but residents may not post signs in the 10' right of way, including telephone poles, bus stops, streets signs or the grass area. 

Known Contaminated Sites:

For a listing of active, pending or closed sites and remedial action permits within the Borough, please visit the NJDEP Known Contaminated Sites Reports page