Municipal Clerk's Office

We are now accepting online payments.

Now you can pay from the comfort of your home or office by using our online payment service. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Visa. A per transaction service fee of 2.65% or $3.00 minimum will be charged by the payment processing company for this service.

You can pay by clicking the link here.

Business/Rental Unit Insurance Registry

As of January 1, 2023, all those who submit a rental application to the Department of Code Enforcement/Housing, must also submit proof of their insurance showing at least $500,000.00 in liability to the Municipal Clerk's Office.

In addition to the proof of insurance, a form must be filled out, which can be found here. And a $50.00 filing fee. 

You can e-mail the form and your insurance to, mail all documents to: Toms River Township Clerk's Office, 33 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ 08753, or stop in our office. 

Additional information can be found in Ordinance 4759-22 which was passed on November 9, 2022. 

Voter Registration Documents

You may come to the Clerk's Office to obtain voter registration forms and absentee ballots or follow the link to the Ocean County Clerk's website for voter registration forms, military or civilian absentee ballots.

Various other applications are available online, or by obtaining them from the Clerk's Office.

Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Requests

Submit an Online OPRA Request

If you are seeking permits, inspections or violations on a property, feel free to use our free SDL portal by visiting the link here.

Simply create an account and search for any Toms River address. 

Vital Statistics

To access vital statistics such as birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage licenses, click the link for the Registrar of Vital Statistics or call at 732-341-1000, ext. 8403.

History of The Township Clerk in Toms River

The position of the municipal clerk is the oldest position in local government in New Jersey. Here in Toms River, then Township of Dover, the first township minutes still in existence were recorded by David Woodmansee of a meeting held on the second Tuesday in March, 1783.

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