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Office of the Deputy Municipal Clerk

Office Hours:        Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. / Appointment Only

NATALIE LEWIS IMG_5300
Natalie Lewis                                              nlewis@townshipoftabernacle-nj.gov
Deputy Municipal Clerk
Administration Office Clerk
Secretary to the Tax Assessor 
Certified Municipal Registrar  
Notary Public

To avoid the spread of COVID-19 at Town Hall, we encourage that you conduct your township business via email, by telephone and/or the use of our SECURED drop box.

GARAGE SALE PERMITS
A permit is required for any garage/yard sale.  A permit can be obtained at Town Hall for a fee of $5.00.  Only two permits during a twelve-month period.  No more than two consecutive calendar days are allowed. Anyone not obtaining this permit and holding a garage sale can be fined up to $500.00.

APPLICATION FOR A BINGO LICENSE / APPLICATION FOR A RAFFLE LICENSE
Any non-profit organization that wishes to hold a raffle/50-50/Merchandise Auction/Bingo, etc. must obtain a permit. Organizations must be registered with the New Jersey Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission. (LGCCC).  

You must read, complete, and submit the application in its entirety.  If anything is incomplete, the application will be returned to you.  Allow six weeks for the process to be completed once the application has been submitted and approved by the Municipal Clerk.  The applications are forwarded to the (LGCCC) for their approval.  There is a 15-day waiting period after the application is submitted to the LGCCC before the permit will be granted.  
New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission


BUSINESS REGISTRATION - ANNUALLY IN JANUARY
If operating a business in Tabernacle, you are required to register the business.  All business owners must contact the Zoning Office (609) 268-1220 x119 for any approvals. 

First time and new business registration fee is $35.00 and thereafter are required to renew the business annually.  Renewals are $10.00 and need to be renewed between January 1 through January 31st  of every year.  After February 1st, there is a late fee of $2.00 per month.  Reminders are sent as a courtesy.  It is your responsibility to renew your business every year. 

On the front page of the Township’s website the Business Registration Portal is located at the quick links.  This allows business owners to easily set up accounts to register and renew a business. Once the online form is submitted and reviewed/accepted by the Municipal Clerk’s Office, you will be able to submit your payment.  Payment must be received before your registration / certificate is approved.

Jan to Jan 31

10.00

 

Late fee

February

12.00

March

14.00

April

16.00

May

18.00

June

20.00

July

22.00

August

24.00

September

26.00

October

28.00

November

30.00

December

32.00

 

TO RECEIVE YOUR BUSINESS CERTIFICATE - FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS

1.  Complete the online Business and Industry Registration.

2.  Renewal fee: $10.00

3.  Method of Payment:  EXACT cash only /checks / money orders.  Online payments and credit/debit card payments are currently not available.

4.  Checks are made payable to: Tabernacle Township.  Any check that is returned for insufficient funds is subject to a $20.00 service fee.

5.  You must provide a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of a business certificate and/or a receipt.  Otherwise, your canceled check will serve as your receipt.

6.  Drop payments or any paperwork in the drop box.

LATE FEES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED FOR YEAR 2021

DOG REGISTRATIONANNUALLY IN JANUARY (DOG LICENSE FEE (§ 5-1.1))
If you are a home owner, landlord and/or renter in Tabernacle Township, and have a dog(s), you are required to obtain a license for all dogs.  Proof of current rabies vaccination is required for each license issued.  Reminders are sent as a courtesy.  It is your responsibility to obtain a dog license every January.  Please do not wait for a summons reminder from the Code Enforcement office.  

On the front page of the Township’s website the Dog Licensing Application portal is located at the quick links.  This allows dog owners to easily set up accounts to register and renew a dog license.  Once the online form is submitted and reviewed/approved, you will be able to submit your payment.  Payment must be received before your dog license and dog tags are approved.  

First time dog license registrations and renewals are:           
$12.00.   neutered/spayed.
$15.00.   not neutered/spayed            

After February 1, the late fee is $2.00 per month.

MONTH                     SPAYED/NEUTERED        NOT SPAYED/NOT NEUTERED

Late fee                      Late fee                                  Late fee                     

February                      14.00                                       17.00

March                          16.00                                       19.00

April                            18.00                                       21.00

May                             20.00                                       23.00

June                             22.00                                       25.00

July                              24.00                                       27.00

August                        26.00                                       29.00

September                   28.00                                       31.00

October                       30.00                                       33.00

November                   32.00                                       35.00

December                    34.00                                       37.00

TO RECEIVE YOUR DOG LICENSE / TAGS FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS

  • Complete the online form.
  • Method of Payment: EXACT cash only /checks / money orders. 
  • Online payments and credit/debit card payments are currently not available.
  • Checks are made payable to: Tabernacle Township.
  • Any check that is returned for insufficient funds is subject to a $20.00 service fee.
  • You must provide a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of a business certificate and/or a receipt.  Otherwise, your canceled check will serve as your receipt. 
  • Drop payments or any paperwork in the drop box.

LATE FEES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED FOR YEAR 2021

SAVE THE DATE

RABIES CLINIC
Tentative Date:     Usually the 2nd Saturday of January
Time:                           8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:                   Public Works Garage:     163 Carranza Road, Tabernacle, NJ

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – To be Determined.  
Tentative Date:     4th Saturday of May at 10:00 a.m. 
Parade Route:       Seneca High School to Town Hall 
Ceremony:              Town Hall – 163 Carranza Road, Tabernacle, NJ

CARRANZA MEMORIAL SERVICE – To be Determined.
Location:     Wharton State Forest, Carranza Road, Tabernacle, New Jersey 
When:           Once a year, at 1:00 P.M. on the Saturday closest to July 12th. 
Hosted by:  American Legion Post 11, from Mount Holly, New Jersey, along with representatives from the Mexican consulates in New York City, New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to honor Captain Emilio Carranza.