to the Livingston, NJ Township Clerk's Office
Turtletaub, Township Clerk
Carolyn Oertzen, Assistant
CAN YOU FIND AT THE TOWNSHIP CLERK'S OFFICE
Accepted and opened through the Clerk's office. Specifications
are not always issued from the Clerk's office but we can direct
you to the right person. For information call 973 535-7940.
Ordinances, Resolutions, Minutes and Budgets
All kept on file for public inspection in the Clerk's Office.
User Friendly Budget Guide
Meeting schedule and agendas
The Town Clerk's office provides forms for Voter Registration,
Absentee Ballots, and change of party affiliation.
Party Affiliation Change: at least 50 days prior to Primary
Registration: at least 21 days prior to Primary Election date.
A person 17 years of age can register to vote if he will be
18 by the time of the next General Election in November; Absentee
ballot: Must be received by County Clerk not less than 7 days
prior to Election, by mail, or by 3 p.m., in person, the day
before the Election.
Clerk’s office holds a night time voter registration
on the 21st day prior to the election until 9 p.m.
the person applying for the absentee ballot can pick up the
application. In case of illness, a messenger can obtain an absentee
ballot from the County Clerk’s office upon presentation
of a request signed by the voter. Once a person applies for
the absentee ballot, they cannot vote in person at the polls.
The County Clerk’s address is: Hall of Records, Room 247,
P.O. Box 690, Newark, NJ 07101. For information call 973 621-5030.
ESSEX COUNTY PARK AND RIDE PROGRAM has been permanently
suspended. . .If you have any questions, please call 973-535-7966
Any nonprofit organization may apply for a raffle
license for any event that is being held in the Township of
Livingston. The applicant must have a current bi-annual registration
ID from the State in order to apply for a license.
All liquor licenses are accounted for at the moment. Licenses
must be renewed yearly by the license holder. The term is from
7/1 - 6/30. We also have other types of liquor licenses available
from the State. For information about liquor licenses, please
call Town Hall at 973 535-7940 and ask for Grace Russo.
Public and Passports
The Essex County Clerk’s office comes to Livingston
once a month, usually the third Monday of the month, which is
subject to change at times, to process passport applications.
It takes up to 6 weeks to actually receive the passport. We
can fax fee information to you regarding passports along with
information re: children’s passports, who is required
to be there, fees, requirements, etc.
Clerk's website has three links: one for new passports,
one for passport renewal, and one for expediting the process.
Notary Public can be sworn in by the Essex County Clerk’s
office. A $15.00 fee is charged. Notary Services are available
through the Clerk's office for a fee of $2/page. You need to
A representative from Congressman Bill Pascrell's office
comes to the Town Hall on the third Monday of every month from
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm to answer questions and concerns of residents.
Distributors and Canvassers
distributor and canvassers are all required to acquire a license
from the Township (see Application
Anyone applying for a license must get their fingerprints taken
at our Police Dept (see Fingerprinting
Applicant can schedule an appointment by calling 973-992-3000
x 2304. Applicant needs to bring a money order in the amount
of $30.00 to NJ State Bureau of Investigation. The fingerprints
take approximately 6 weeks to return from the State.
are not to peddle, distribute or canvass until they acquire
their license from the Clerk’s office. If they do, they
will be issued a summons by the Police and will be charged a
fine. There is a fee for each type of license, which varies.
ordinances, including fees and what is and is not permitted,
may be found at www.generalcode.com, or click
more information, call 535-7940.
person interested in obtaining public information may do so
by filling out the OPRA
form and submitting it to the Town
Clerk's office. A response will be made to the applicant within
7 business days of the request. Fees for copies are .05 per
page for letter size pages, and .07 per page for legal size
pages and actual costs for other materials (CD, DVD, etc.),
pursuant to N.J.S.A. 47. Delivery/postage fees may apply depending
upon the delivery type. Special service charge may apply depending
on the nature of the request.
the Government Records Council to learn more about the Open
Public Records Act.
Resky: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 - 4:30,
at (973) 535-7940 ext 5405. Completed forms can be submitted
by fax to (973) 535-7967 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for the raffle application
See Peddlers, above. Must be fingerprinted and licensed through
the Township; call for appointment. Applicants are also required
to file their Certificate of Liability Insurance, which is kept
on file in the Town Clerk's office.
see Taxi and Limousine
also available at
Map available for $5
note: Fees are subject to change