Municipal Offices located at 320 Boulevard
Borough Clerk: Rose Marie Sees
Borough Clerk - 9:00
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Fridays --
The Borough Clerk's office provides copies of documents, maps, ordinances, applications,
forms, passport applications, voter registrations, historical information, recycling
This office handles personnel matters, maintains required records, serves as secretary to
the municipal governing body and municipal corporation, maintains all ordinances, issues
The Borough Clerks office handles all school, primary, general and special election
duties to include providing voter registration forms, absentee ballot applications,
letters of certification of voter registration for identification purposes and any
information regarding elections within Hasbrouck Heights.
In addition, the Borough Clerks is responsible for:
- Keep and preserve the minutes and
records of the proceedings of Council.
- Prepare detailed written minutes
and make them available to Council. Upon approval of Council, the minutes shall be
made available to the public.
- Preserve and compile all
ordinances and resolutions and at the end of each year, codify and bind all ordinances and
- Have custody of the Borough Seal.
- Have and take custody of all
official books, papers and documents of the Borough for which no other provision is made.
- Provide secretarial and clerical
services for the Council and all Council members in the discharge of their official
- Prepare, arrange, keep and amend
the Council meeting agendas, pursuant to the direction of Council.
- Perform the functions required by
Municipal Clerks by the general election law and any other State law or ordinance and
receive the Borough use the
fees prescribed therefore.
- Administer the licensing
provisions of Borough
Ordinances where no other provision is made.
- Perform the functions vested in
the Clerk by State law and ordinances relating to bingo and raffles licensing.
- Coordinate activities between the
Council and the various boards and bodies of the Borough and collect and distribute the minutes of
various boards and bodies of the Borough.
Permits and Licenses
The Borough Clerk's office issues
a variety of permits and licenses. Additional information and regulations for each
type of license is available at the office. Here is a brief description of requirements
Amusement games - a
license is required to operate amusement games in permitted establishments. Fee is $500
per machine per year. ABC sites are $250 per machine per year.
Bingo License - available to qualified organizations licensed by Legalized Games of
Chance. License needed for each occasion by Mayor and Council resolution.
Burglar Alarms -- All residential alarms must be registered with the Police
Department and a permit must be obtained from the Borough Clerk's Office. Fee is $25
for central station and $10 annual renewal. $10 for outside audible (one time fee).
Initial business burglar alarm fee is $100 and a $25 annual renewal.
Dumpster - if you need to place a dumpster on the street, a permit is required.
Dumpsters should be lighted or provided with safety cones, markers, etc. No permit
is needed if the dumpster can fit in driveway.
Hotel/Motel Licenses - A license must be obtained for each hotel or
motel. Fee is $650. Mayor and Council approval is needed by resolution.
Garage Sale -- two garage sales for two consecutive days each are
permitted per year. A permit must be obtained from the Borough Clerk's Office. A garage
sale is defined as the selling of used household items. There is a $15 fee for the first
sale and $10 for the second sale.
Limousines - Certificate to obtain "o" license from Motor Vehicle available
only to business based in Hasbrouck Heights. Insurance policy and proof of ownership
Liquor Licenses - renewed yearly. Application process in compliance with Alcoholic
Beverage Control Commission requirements.
Raffle Licenses -
available to qualified organizations licensed by Legalized Games of Chance. License needed
for each occasion by Mayor and Council resolution. Fees are based upon the type of raffle.
Solicitor/Peddlers - must have permit to solicit in residential zone for personal
profit. Application with required documentation must be provided and approved by the
Hasbrouck Heights Police Department.
Street Opening - A permit is needed if street is needed to be opened for
any type of construction. Fees are based on the type of work to be done.
Woodland Park Picnic Facilities -- A permit must be obtained from the
Borough Clerk's Office for use of picnic facilities.