Little Egg Harbor Township

Little Egg Harbor Township Services

ANIMAL CONTROL

Animal Control Officer

(609-296-0675)

Animal Control is provided at the local level and administered by Animal Control Officers (ACO’s).

Stray animals are picked up and brought to the: Southern Ocean County Animal Facility, 360 Haywood Road, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050 (609-978-0127).

If you need assistance with nuisance wildlife situations, contact the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Game for guidance.

 

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TRASH & RECYCLING

***IF THERE IS A HOLIDAY DURING THE WEEK, PICKUP WILL BE ONE DAY LATE FOR THE REST OF THAT WEEK. THERE ISN’T ANY TRASH OR RECYCLE PICK UP ON FRIDAY***

 

There are three sizes of automated trash containers available: 95 gallon = $55; 65 gallon = $50; 35 gallon = $45.

There is a maximum of three cans per household.

Additional Automated Trash & Recycling Containers can be purchased at the Township Clerk’s Office.

Form to purchase an additional automated Trash Container, click here.

Form to purchase an additional automated Recycling Container, click here.


GRASS CLIPPINGS, HAY & GARDEN DEBRIS

Should be bagged and placed into the automated trash containers with your normal trash for collection.


Used Clothing Drop-off Shed

Located at the Recycling Center (DPW Yard)

Items Accepted: clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed toys.

Your donations will not be cut up or shredded.

We do not accept rags, fabric scraps, toys or household goods.


Boat Shrink Wrap

Boat Shrink Wrap can be recycled at the Department of Public Works Yard

For other Boat Shrink Wrap Recycling Locations in Ocean County – CLICK HERE


 Electronics Recycling

The following items can be dropped off at the Department of Public Works Yard (Route 539). These items will not be picked-up with bulk pick-up: Televisions, Computers (Hard Drives & Laptops), Monitors, Scanners, Printers, Keyboards & Mice, Servers, Modems, Fax Machines, Main Frames, Stereos & Radio Equipment, Speakers and MP3 Players


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BULK ITEM PICKUP

*** ALL COLLECTIONS MUST BE PLACED CURBSIDE BY 6:00 A.M. ON THE MONDAY MORNING OF THE COLLECTION WEEK. ONCE A STREET HAS BEEN COLLECTED, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS WILL NOT RETURN UNTIL THE NEXT SCHEDULED MONTH. ***

 

BULK TRASH

Please be sure to separate bulk trash (i.e. mattresses, box springs, furniture, plastic toys, etc.) from recyclable items left at the curb for collection (i.e. metal, leaves, brush).

The Township of Little Egg Harbor DOES NOT collect kitchen / bathroom cabinets, boats (cut up or otherwise), hot tubs, any form of fiberglass, rock, concrete, tile, soil, construction debris, tires, propane tanks or wood fencing.


LEAF COLLECTION

DO NOT BAG YOUR LEAVES ANYMORE, rake or blow your leaves curbside on the week your zone is due for pickup and the Department of Public Works will pick up the leaves with a vacuum truck.  Leaves are picked-up in accordance with your zone throughout the year. To check your zone, click here.


BRUSH

Branches must be no larger then 4 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length. No stumps or roots will be picked up.

Christmas Trees will be collected with the normal brush pick-up.


METAL

Please separate recyclable metals from other items intended for collection.

 


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LICENSES & PERMITS

*** Many municipal licenses require approval of the Chief of Police, Zoning Officer and Municipal Clerk prior to issuance.***


YARD SALE PERMITS

A yard sale permit is needed to conduct a yard sale and is easily obtained by visiting the Township Clerk’s Office during business hours.

The cost is $5; for 2 consecutive weekends or one, 3-day sale.

There is a maximum of 3 permits per year.


Dog License

Annual licensing is required for all dogs over the age of 7 months.

Rabies inoculation must be valid until November 1st or thereafter of the licensing year. The license is for the calendar year and is available during the month of January, and thereafter.

The fee for this license if $9 for spayed / neutered, or $12 for non-altered dogs.


Kennel License

Ocean County Board of Health approval is required prior to issuance of an annual Kennel License


Food License

Annual license for all establishments serving or selling food.

Annual license is $100. There is no fee for veterans for a Food License.


Mercantile License

Annual license for all businesses unless they have a state license.

Initial fee $50., renewal fee is $30.


Social Affairs Permit

A Social Affairs Permit is required for events selling alcoholic beverages at a non-ABC licensed establishment or for club license holders serving alcoholic beverages to non-members.


Special Events Permit

A Special Events Permit is required for any block party, parade, contest, carnival, music event, circus or other organized group of 25 or more people desiring to use public property owned by the Township of Little Egg Harbor.


Vendors Permit

A Vendors Permit is required for peddlers, can shakes, poppy sales, and ice cream trucks.

The fee for this permit is $300, for veterans there is no fee.


CFC Permit

A CFC Permit is required for the disposal of appliances with Freon (including, but not limited to refrigerators, freezers, and window air conditioners) by our Department of Public Works.

The fee for this permit is $12.


Bingo & Raffle Applications

These applications are required for all games of chance held in the Township of Little Egg Harbor.

Applicants must have a valid state license.


Street Vacation Application

A Street Vacation Application is needed for the vacation of any street, highway, right-of-way, or other public place.


Alcohol Beverage License

Check back periodically at the Township Clerk’s office to see if a new license is available.

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REGISTRAR & VITAL RECORDS

To apply for a marriage license or death certificate, you must apply in person at the Township Clerk’s Office.

 


 

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NIXLE EMERGENCY ALERT SIGN-UP

To receive real time emergency alerts from the Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department, please sign up for Nixle at www.nixle.com.

https://local.nixle.com/city/nj/little-egg-harbor/

 


 

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REQUEST OPEN PUBLIC RECORDS ACT (OPRA)

REQUEST FOR PUBLIC RECORDS

In order to obtain a public record, you must complete a Request for Public Records Form (OPRA).

You can obtain an OPRA Form by clicking the link below or at the Township Clerk’s Office. Photocopy costs, $0.05 per page for letter size, and $0.10 per page for legal size copies.

All OPRA requests must be submitted to the Township Clerk’s Office.

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RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE COMPLAINT

COMPLAINT FORM

A Complaint Form can be filed at the Township Clerk’s office for property maintenance complaints and zoning issues.

This form is not used for criminal complaints.

 


 

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CONTACT US

Township of Little Egg Harbor Administrative Justice Complex

665 Radio Road

(609) 296-7241

Township Clerk (Registrar-Vital Statistics)

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 230, 231, 232 & 233

Fax (609) 296-5352

Municipal Court

( Little Egg Harbor Township & Eagleswood Township )

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 300, 301, 302, 303 & 304

Fax (609) 294-1068

Mayor & Committee

(609) 296-7241 ext 235

Tax Collector's Office

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 240, 241, 242 & 243

Fax (609) 296-8516

Tax Assessor's Office

(609) 296-7241

Ext: 244, 245, 246 & 247

Construction Department

( Permits - Inspections )

(609) 294-9071

or

(609) 296-7241 Ext: 608, 609, 610 or 611

Fax (609) 294-9065

Zoning & Code Enforcement

( Property Maintenance Complaints - Variances )

- Zoning Officer

(609) 296-7241 Ext 616

- Code Enforcement Officer

(609) 296-7241 Ext 615

Planning and Zoning Board

- Board Secretary

(609) 296-7241 Ext 221

Township Administrator / CFO

(609) 296-7241

Ext 220, 221

Fax (609) 294-3040

Purchasing Agent

(609) 296-7241 Ext 223

Fax (609) 294-3040

Human Resources

(609) 296-7241 Ext 224

Fax (609) 294-3040

Department of Public Works

(609) 296-3600

Fax (609) 294-0746

Animal Control Officer

(609) 296-0675

Community Center Information:

(609) 296-7241 Ext 235

Or email cicco@leht.com

Police Department

( Non - Emergency )

(609) 296-3666

FOOD BANK

Greater Tuckerton Ministerial Association, Inc.

641 Radio Road

( Adjacent to the Senior Center )

(609) 296-1345

HOURS: Monday thru Friday 2PM to 4PM

Senior Center

( Please contact the Township Clerk's Office )

(609) 296-7241 Ext 230