MUNICIPAL CLERK’S OFFICE

Town Hall
124 Cedar Drive
Colts Neck, NJ  07722
732-462-5470, Ext. 100

Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

BETH KARA, RMC/CMC, MUNICIPAL CLERK
e-mail:  bkara@coltsneck.org

KATHLEEN M. CAPRISTO, RMC/CMR, DEPUTY MUNICIPAL CLERK

e-mail:  kcapristo@coltsneck.org

KATHIE SANGIORGIO, ASSISTANT

e-mail:  ksangiorgio@coltsneck.org

NJ Statutes define the Municipal Clerk’s core duties as:

  • Secretary to the Governing Body
  • Secretary to the Municipal Corporation
  • Administrative and Licensing Officer
  • Election Administrator and Registrar of Voters
  • Custodian of Records

 

The Municipal Clerk issues the following licenses:

  • Mercantile License
  • Landlord Certificate of Registration
  • Raffle and Bingo License
  • Film Permits
  • Special Events Permits
  • Special Sales License (Garage Sale, Auction, Flea Market)
  • Peddlers, Canvassers, Solicitors License
  • Licenses governed by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, including but not limited to:
    • Liquor License;
    • Ad-Interim Permit;
    • Extension of Licensed Premises;
    • Social Affairs Permit; and
    • Catering Permit.

For a Street Opening Permit, please contact the Planning Officer.

RELATED FORMS AND APPLICATIONS

LANDLORD IDENTITY REGISTRATION STATEMENT

Each time a rental property changes ownership, either through sale or rental to a new tenant, a completed Landlord Identity Registration Statement, One and Two-Unit Dwelling Registration Form, should be filed with the Municipal Clerk’s Office at Town Hall (732-462-5470, x 100), and provided to the new tenant.   In addition, a certificate showing inspection of dwelling (see Building Department, Fire Marshall, Application for 1 and 2 family dwellings) is required.  In addition, water sample testing is required routinely – Contact the Health Officer (732-462-5470, x 109).

Landlord Identity Registration Statement Form and Water Testing Information

Application for 1 and 2 Family Dwellings

Registrar of Vital Statistics

Town Hall, Lower Floor
124 Cedar Drive
Colts Neck, NJ  07722

Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

RUTH LEININGER, CMR, REGISTRAR   rleininger@coltsneck.org

LINDA STAGLIANO, CMR, DEPUTY REGISTRAR   lstagliano@coltsneck.org

Ph:  732-409-7135
Fx:  732-409-0571

The authority of the Registrar of Vital Statistics:

  • Marriage license, domestic partnership and civil union applications are taken by appointment for residents of Colts Neck or those couples who live out-of-state and are getting married in Colts Neck.  Please call 732-409-7135 to make an appointment.
  • To receive birth certificates, death certificates and marriage licenses, domestic partnerships and civil unions that occurred in Colts Neck.
  • Issue burial permits.
  • Issue certified copies of birth,death, and marriage certificates,  domestic partnerships and civil unions that occurred in Colts Neck.

Questions and procedures can be found on the State website: www.state.nj.us/health/vital/index.shtml