FAQ Topic: Permits & licensing

How do I get a building permit?

You often need a zoning permit before you can get a construction permit for your project. The zoning permit makes sure your project complies with development rules and standards. Learn about zoning and construction permits or call the Community Development department at (908) 725-2300, ext. 1962.  

How do I get a copy of a birth certificate?

Complete the online VitalChek application to request a copy of a birth certificate online. Online requests have additional service and shipping fees. To request a certified copy of a birth certificate from Borough Hall, submit this application and call (908) 725-2300, ext. 1980 or 1982 to schedule an appointment. Learn more about certified copies of … Continued

How do I get a marriage license?

Call (908) 725-2300, ext. 1980 or 1982 to schedule an appointment. Complete the online marriage license application. Attend your appointment. Make sure to bring: Proof of identify for applicants and witnesses Proof of current address A witness Learn more about how to apply for a marriage license.

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