Borough and State Forms
All forms are in PDF format.
Dog & Cat Licensing
Dogs and cats must be licensed every year starting January 1st. Failure to license your dog or cat before February 1st will result in a five ($5) dollar penalty for the first month and one ($1) dollar for each month after February.
Dog License Application
Cat License Application
Open Public Records Act (OPRA)
To request copies of Borough records download and submit the form to Borough Clerk Cindy Eckert, 973-347-0252, extension 105, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certification of Habitability
No person, firm or corporation shall sell a dwelling or dwelling unit or permit the same to be sold without first obtaining a certificate of habitability (COH), nor shall any person, firm or corporation buying a dwelling or dwelling unit and intending to occupy the same, do so, without securing a certificate of habitability, as hereinafter provided.
Certificate of Habitability Application
Each rental unit shall be registered and licensed and inspected annually. No rental unit shall hereafter be rented unless the rental unit is registered and licensed in accordance with this chapter.
Zoning permits are required for any expansion to a house footprint (deck, porch, room addition) or the addition of structures (pool, fence, shed, patio, signs), or a change of use, if applicable. Application requires you attach a copy of your property survey detailing the location of the proposed project, including proposed distances to the property lines. Once a zoning permit is issued building permits, if required, may be applied for. Building permit applications can be obtained at the Byram Township Construction Code Office – 10 Mansfield Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874 – 973-347-2500, extension 123.
Voter Registration Information
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