REQUEST FOR GOVERNMENT
REQUEST FOR GOVERNMENT
[_______] Copy of
Minutes [specify board or entity, date, topic or other identifying
[_______] Copy of Ordinance
of Resolution [specify date, number or other identifying information]
Police Accident Report
Information on a Specific Property Address
Block _______________________ Lot
Municipal Lien Searches are provided by the designated search
officer and will be within 15 days after the request is received and the
fee paid, as provided in N.J.S.A. 54:5-11, et seq.
[_______] List of Property Owners within 200’
As provided in N.J.S.A.
40:55D-12, the fee is the greater of $.25 per name or $10.00
request for a copy of Public Records should be submitted on this form
which has been adopted by the Municipal Clerk as the Custodian of
Records. Some records will
be immediately available during normal business hours.
Some records will require time to compile and to make the copies
requested, but will generally be available during normal business hours
and within seven (7) business days.
If any document or copy which has been requested is not a public
record or cannot be provided with the seven (7) business days, you will
be provided with a response with that information within the seven (7)
business days. Some records
requested have specific fees or other response times established by
statute. There is no fee
involved in simply inspecting a document during normal business hours.
This request may be filed electronically.
Immediate access is
ordinarily available for budgets, bills, vouchers, contracts, including
collective negotiations agreements and individual employment contracts,
and public employee salary and overtime information.
Minutes of public meetings will be generally available
immediately after the minutes have been approved.
Records which are in
storage or archived or which will require a search of records will be
made available as soon as possible and the requester will be advised
with the seven (7) business days when the records can be made available.
Except as otherwise
provided by law or regulation, the fee assessed for the duplication of a
printed record shall be: first page to tenth page, $0.75 per page;
eleventh page to twentieth page, $0.50 per page; all pages over twenty,
$0.25 per page; for a police accident report there is an additional fee
when the request is not made in person of $5.00 for the first 3 pages
and $1.00 for each additional page, as provided by
Where a request is for
a copy in a format other than a photocopy, reasonable efforts will be
made to provide the information in the format requested.
The cost will be based on the costs of producing the format
Where a legal
determination must be made as to whether a record is a “government
record” a provided by law, the request will be reviewed by the Municipal
The term “government record” generally includes those records determined
to be public in accordance with N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1.
The term does not include employee personnel files, police
investigation records, public assistance files or other matters in which
there is a right to privacy or confidentiality or which is specifically
exempted by law.
The requester hereby acknowledges receipt of a copy of this form with the
date on which the information is expected to be available and the
estimated cost. The
requester hereby certifies that he or she has not been convicted of any
indictable offense under the laws of this State, and other state or the
United States and is not seeking government records containing personal
information pertaining to the victim of a crime or the victim’s family
as provided by N.J.S.A.
47:1A-a et seq.
This form when signed by the municipal official shall constitute a
receipt for any deposit received.
The information requested will be ready on
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[may be required where the anticipated cost of reproduction exceeds