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Tax Bill Message

Message from the tax office! 

The Tax Bills will be mailed by the end of July. The last day to pay the August quarter will August 25th  and the new due date will be on the bills.  The public is still encouraged to utilize the drop box located by the glass doors in front of Town Hall on Virginia Avenue. Payments, paperwork and rebate forms can left in this box and will be completed and returned to you.  Payments can also be mailed to our office,  paid online thru the Township’s website, paid by phone at 866-572-9477 using the tax account # on your tax bill or paid using online banking thru your bank. (The convenience fee of $1.05 for using an e-check will be credited to your next tax quarter). The fees charged for payments made by credit/debit will not be credited. Please go to our department page for additional tax office information.

Tax Bill Message2020-07-22T16:18:08-04:00

COVID: Court

COVID Update: Monroe Municipal Court

The municipal court is currently holding court sessions virtually. Please contact the court office for more information.

If you wish to pay your traffic tickets or criminal time payments online the link is www.njmcdirect.com. You may also dispute certain traffic tickets through the same link.

If you would like to contact Monroe Courts please call 856-728-9800 ext 500

The Municipal Court Office of Monroe Township is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. We have court most Tuesdays and one Thursday each month. If you try to contact the court during a court session, you may have to try again on the next business day. If you wish to pay your traffic ticket or criminal time payment the online link is www.njmcdirect.com. There is a township drop box located outside the building for your convenience as well.

If you need to know if a traffic ticket carries Motor Vehicle points; they are assessed by the MVC, and here is a link to the MVC just for that purpose. http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/

Our telephone number is 856-728-9800 extension 500. Our mailing address is Monroe Township Municipal Court, 125 Virginia Ave., Williamstown, NJ 08094. This court will handle, to conclusion, all traffic matters, local ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses. Any indictable charges will be referred to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office for their review. If the County Prosecutor decides to hear the matter, the case will be presented to a Grand Jury. In the event the Prosecutor’s Office declines to prosecute the case, the case will be remanded to this court to be scheduled for disposition.

If you wish to file a criminal or traffic complaint you must come directly to our office during regular business hours to complete the necessary paperwork. Any complaint made, will be accepted for filing. The determination of probable cause to actually issue a complaint will depend on the facts presented. Please keep in mind, the court staff cannot rend legal advice, only an attorney licensed to do so can offer advice. If you need assistance with what charge to pick, you may ask a police officer, lawyer, the municipal prosecutor, or the county prosecutor. Court staff will help you navigate the process. There is no charge to file a complaint.

COVID: Court2020-07-21T10:51:58-04:00

COVID: Housing

RESALE & RENTAL INSPECTION PROCEDURE DURING COVID-19 RESTRICTION PERIOD

Due to the pandemic we are only conducting Certificates of Occupancy inspections on homes and apartments that are vacant of people and furniture for a minimum of 48 hours.
You may apply by downloading the resale or rental application on the township website and selecting the online forms tab. Please complete the application in its entirety and mail it to the Housing Office along with a check or money order. No cash or credit is accepted. Also on the website is a list of items that will be inspected found here: (https://monroetownshipnj.org/online-forms-2/)

Please allow at least three days after mailing to call for an inspection date.

All inspections are being conducted between the hours of 9am and 3pm. You can leave the door open and wait in your vehicle or return later to secure the property. No lock box will be used. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE HOME. The inspector will leave the C/O on the kitchen counter if it passes or the violation notice if it fails.

If a re-inspection is needed please mail a copy of the violation notice along with a check or money order for $25 to the Housing Office and call at least three days after mailing to set up the re-inspection date. We are about 8 working days out for inspections.
Any questions please call 856-728-9800 extension 289 or 296.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.

COVID: Housing2020-07-20T08:12:07-04:00

COVID: Police Records

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY – CONTACT WITH MONROE TOWNSHIP POLICE RECORDS

REVISED 4/17/20

 CITIZEN SERVICES PROGRAM WEBSITE:  MINOR INCIDENTS WHICH OCCUR WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP OF MONROE CAN NOW BE REPORTED ONLINE FROM YOUR HOME OR OFFICE.  THESE INCIDENT ARE AS FOLLOWS:  VANDALISM/CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, IDENTITY THEFT, LOST PROPERTY, CIVIL MATTERS, NON-EMERGENCY TRAFFIC RELATED MATTERS AND MINOR THEFTS.  PLEASE GO TO THE TOWNSHIP WEBSITE AT https://monroetownshipnj.org AND CLICK ON THE LINK FOR THE CITIZEN SERVICES PROGRAM (LOCATED IN THE YELLOW BOX TITLED PUBLIC NOTICE) OR GO DIRECTLY TO THE CSP WEBSITE AT http://monroe.prophoenix.com/#/home. (SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM AND SELECT THE BLUE BOX, REPORT ONLINE).

REQUESTS FOR POLICE REPORTS: CALL POLICE RECORDS ANY DAY FROM 8:00AM – 4:00PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND WE CAN EMAIL, FAX OR U.S. MAIL YOU A “REQUEST A REPORT FORM”.  ONCE THE FORM IS FILLED OUT, SEND IT BACK TO US WITH A COPY OF YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE, WE WILL RESEARCH YOUR REQUEST AND IF AVAILABLE/RELEASEABLE, FILL YOUR REQUEST PROMPLY BY EMAIL, FAX OR U.S. MAIL.

Send to:  Recordsdivision@monroetownshipnj.org

Call:  856-728-9800

Fax:  856-728-2468

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH REPORT:

PLEASE LOG ON TO WWW.CRASHDOCS.ORG AND YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE YOUR DATE OF CRASH, LAST NAME AND CASE NUMBER (20200XXXXX – NO SPACES OR DASHES) PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 7-10 DAYS FROM THE CRASH TO GET THE INFORMATION.

TOWED/IMPOUNDED VEHICLE RELEASES:

PLEASE USE THE BOX ON THE WALL TO ADVISE COUNTY DISPATCH THAT YOU ARE HERE TO PICK UP A TOW RELEASE.  A POLICE OFFICER WILL BE DISPATCHED TO PROVIDE YOU WITH YOUR RELEASE.

In the lobby:  hit the silver button on the red box

FIREARMS APPLICATIONS – EVERYTHING IS ONLINE VISIT THE WEBSITE AT:  HTTPS://WWW.NJPORTAL.COM/NJSP/FARS

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, CONTACT RECORDS AT 856-728-9800 X246 – LEAVE A MESSAGE AND SOMEONE WILL RETURN YOUR CALL WITHIN A FEW DAYS.  AFTER YOU ARE CONTACTED THAT THEY ARE READY, COME INTO HEADQUARTERS AND AN OFFICER WILL COLLECT YOUR PERMIT/CARD FEES AND PROVIDE YOU YOUR DOCUMENTS.

Please bring in cash/check or money order – we do not accept debit or credit cards.

Monroe Township ORI Number Is:  NJ0081100

LOCAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/DISCOVERY REQUESTS:

WILL BE DONE BY EMAIL, FAX OR U.S. MAIL.

Send to:  Recordsdivision@monroetownshipnj.org

Call:  856-728-9800

Fax:  856-728-2468

TEMPORARY HANDICAPPED PARKING PERMITS:

MAIL YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION (PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR PHONE NUBMER) WITH A $4.00 CHECK (PAYABLE TO NJMV) TO MONROE TOWNSHIP POLICE RECORDS, 125 VIRGINIA AVENUE, WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ 08094.  ONCE YOUR APPLICATON IS RECEIVED IT WILL BE PROCESSED AND MAILED BACK TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS.

 FINGERPRINTING FOR OUT OF STATE EMPLOYMENT:

TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED TO SPEAK TO ANY RECORDS EMPLOYEES PLEASE CONTACT US AT:

PHONE:  856-728-9800 X 208, 211, 247, 274 OR 275

FAX: 856-728-2468

EMAIL:  Recordsdivision@monroetownshipnj.org

PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THE MONROE TOWNSHIP POLICE FACEBOOK PAGE AND TOWNSHIP WEBSITE FOR ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES.

COVID: Police Records2020-07-17T18:13:56-04:00

COVID: Zoning & Construction

Zoning & Construction Permit Application Process

The Zoning & Construction Offices current process is as follows:
• All Applications for both Departments can be found on our website under “Forms & Applications” found at (https://monroetownshipnj.org/online-forms-2/)

Be sure to print the Zoning Application Checklist to be able to complete the Application properly for submittal

• Print the applications and complete them in their entirety
• Please be sure that any application that requires Zoning Approval, is obtained prior to sending the Construction Permit Application
• Completed applications can be sent by mail or placed in the drop box at the Court side entrance on the Virginia Avenue side of the Municipal Building

COVID: Zoning & Construction2020-07-20T08:37:26-04:00
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