M–W: 8:30–4:30
Thurs: 8:30–7:30
Fri: 8:30–12:30

(732) 222-8221

910 Oceanport Way
PO Box 370
Oceanport, NJ 07757


Jeanne Smith, RMC, QPA
Borough Clerk


Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Clerk Information

The following are some of services the Clerk’s office provides:

Licenses and Permits

The Municipal Clerk also provides for the issuance of numerous licenses and permits.
Please check our Documents and Forms page under the Clerk's heading to view the application documents, available as fillable PDFs or through our SDL portal.

Boat Ramp Permits

Dog & Cat Licenses

Do Not Solicit/No Knock Registration

Facility/Field Use Permits

Mercantile Licenses

Landscaping permits

Street Opening permits

Liquor Licenses

Raffle Licenses

Garage Sale Permits

Governing Body
As Secretary to the Governing Body, the Municipal Clerk maintains all records with regard to the Borough’s local ordinances, resolutions and public proceedings. The Municipal Clerk is responsible for preparing meeting agendas, attending all Council meetings, administering oaths, keeping an official record of all meetings, minutes, ordinances and resolutions.  

Elections and Voting
The Municipal Clerk is also Chief Administrative Officer of all elections held in the municipality and Chief Registrar of Voters in the Borough. For more detailed information please check our Election Information page through the Monmouth County Clerk's Office or the NJ Division of Elections for frequently asked questions or call our office at (732) 222-8221.

Public Records
The Clerk is also the custodian of the Borough's records. As such, the Clerk is a major source of information for our residents. Public record requests are processed through this office.  (NJ Open Public Records Act)  Requests may be submitted through our SDL portal or by completing the fillable PDF listed in our Documents and Forms page. 

Upcoming Mayor & Council Meetings

6 Jun
Mayor & Council
Date 06.06.2024 7:00 pm
20 Jun
Mayor & Council
06.20.2024 7:00 pm
4 Jul
Mayor & Council
07.04.2024 7:00 pm
18 Jul
Mayor & Council
07.18.2024 7:00 pm
1 Aug
Mayor & Council
08.01.2024 7:00 pm