Agendas for all meetings can be found in the calendar on the Home page
Who Can Register to Vote
Any person may register to vote who is:
=A US Citizen
=18 years of age by election day
=a resident of the state and county at least 30 days prior to the election
Deadlines for Registering
You may register to vote at any time, but to be eligible to vote in a particular election, you must be registered 21 days prior to that election. All registration forms postmarked on the 21st day preceding the election will be accepted.
How and Where to Register
To register, a person must fill out a Voter Registration Application. Voter registrations are maintained by the County Commissioner of Registration. You may register in person at that office, use the above referenced form, register at your municipal clerk's office, or at any one of the following state offices.
=Division of Elections
=Division of Motor Vehicles
=Division of Worker's Compensation
=Division of Employment Services
=Division of Unemployment and Temporary Disability
Voting in the Primaries
To vote in either the Democratic or Republican primary elections, you must be a member of that party or never have voted in a primary before. By voting in either party's primary, you become a member of that party. To change your party affiliation, you must file a Party Declaration Form with your County Commissioner or Registration or Municipal Clerk at least 50 days before a primary election.
Voter Assistance at Polls
Any voter who needs assisstance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write, may be given assistance by a person of the voter's choice, other than the voter's employer or agent of that employer or officer or agent of the voter's union.
Voters may also be aided, jointly, be two members of the polling location's district board who represent opposite political parties.
Absentee Voting Facts
Any registerd voter may vote by absentee ballot after applying to the County Clerk.
Your written request for an absentee ballot must be signed by you and state your voting residence and the address (if different) to which the absentee ballot should be sent, and the permissible reason for which your ballot is requested.
If you identify yourself as a totally and permanently disabled on your absentee ballot application, you will automatically receive ballot applications for all future elections.
Voters who wish to vote by absentee ballot in ALL GENERAL ELECTIONS may elect to do so, and they will be mailed an absentee ballot for "ANY GENERAL ELECTIONS until they request otherwise." Your written request for an absentee ballot must be signed by you and state your voting residence and the address (if different) to which the absentee ballot should be sent, and the permissible reason for which your ballot is requested.
The County Clerk's office will mail you an absentee ballot if your request is received at least 7 days before an election. In-person requests can be made at any time up till 3 PM the day before an election.
If a voter is sick or confined, he/she may authorize a messenger to obtain an absentee ballot for them during this same time frame (7 days before the election, until 3 PM the day before an election). After this time, the Township Clerk's can only provide absentee ballots upon receipt of a Superior Court Order.
Military absentee ballots are available to a person, whether registered or not, who is:
=in the military service
=a spouse or dependent of someone in the military service
=a patient in a veteran's hospital
=civilians attached to the armed forces and their spouse or dependent
Any military service voter, or any friend or relative acting on behalf of a military service worker, may apply to the County Clerk for an absentee ballot.
Dog License Information
All dogs are required by law to have a license
All dogs over the age of 7 months are required to have a license
Rabies vaccination must not expire prior to November 1 of licensing year
Spayed/Neutered Dog: $11.00
Unspayed/Unneutered Dog: $14.00
There is a $2.00 per month late fee for any license obtained after January 31st.
New residents/New dog owners have 30 days to license their dog and must show proof of ownership date
Pemberton Township holds its annual rabies clinic the first Saturday of November each year
Burlington County Animal Shelter Rabies Clinics can be found here
About the Township Clerk
Although it is one of the oldest positions in local government, few people realize the important service the Township Clerk performs for the community. The Township Clerk has responsibilities required by New Jersey statutes, which include acting as Secretary to the Township Council, performing the roles of Custodian of Records and Election Official, and processing requests for many types of licenses and permits. In many circumstances, the Township Clerk is the initial contact between a citizen and local government and will be able to help you obtain municipal services or answer your questions. The Township Clerk duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
=Preparing Township Council meeting agendas
=Preparing and indexing the official minutes of Township Council meetings
=Recording formal action of committees and commissions
=Indexing and maintaining ordinance and resolution files
=Safe guarding the municipality's official and historical records
=Serving as the Election Official and administering all local elections