Records Requests Open Public Records Act (OPRA) N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1
The State of New Jersey enacted the Open Public Records Act which allows access to records deemed to be Government Records. The definition of a government records can be found under C.47:1A-1.1 Definitions on the State of New Jersey Government Records Council website.
To request a copy of a public record for any Township department you must complete and deliver an OPRA request form or fill out the OPRA request online.
Archival Records & Records Management The Township Clerks Office maintains the archival records for the Township beginning in 1897. Records prior to that are kept at Rutgers University. The Township is working on microfilming records and imaging records for online access through a grant program offered by the State Division of Archives and Records Management and shared service program with the County of Monmouth.