Beach Haven

Municipal Clerk

Registration for 2014 Dog Licenses

Registration for 2014 Dog Licenses can be done either via mail or in person at the Municipal Clerk’s Office located at 420 Pelham Avenue. If you wish to register your dog via mail, please completely fill out the below form and return that with the appropriate license fee, a copy of their current Rabies Certificate, which must be current through November 1, 2014 or thereafter, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to 300 Engleside Avenue, Beach Haven, NJ 08008. 

Fees for spayed/neutered dogs are $4.20

Fees for non-spayed/neutered are $7.20

Free rabies clinics are available by visiting the Ocean County Board of Health’s website at The Southern Ocean County Animal Facility in Manahawkin, also offers free vaccinations. Appointments can be made by calling 609-978-0127. The facility hours are 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Sunday and 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm on Wednesday.

2014 Dog License Registration Form


Sherry Mason, Borough Clerk
Phone: (609) 492-0111 ext: 216
Click here to email

Lauren Liquori, Deputy Borough Clerk
Phone: (609) 492-0111 ext: 215
Click here to email

The Borough Clerk’s Office is a public service office that performs a wide variety of department functions and citizen services. The main objective of the Office is to provide prompt and courteous service to the citizens of Beach Haven. The Office, as required per New Jersey State Statute requirements, is responsible for the following:

  • Administer Municipal elections
  • Maintain a complete and accurate record of Borough Council proceedings
  • Provide administrative support to Borough Council
  • Record and maintain all vital statistics records (birth/marriage/civil union/domestic partnership/death) for the Borough.
  • Click Here to learn more about applying for a Marriage License or  Civil Union License
  • Click Here to learn more about registering for a Domestic Partnership.
  • Issue Licenses such as Alcoholic Beverage, Bingo, Raffle and Amusement Games
  • Issue Dog Licenses 
  • Serve as custodian of all official Borough records
  • Prepare the Borough Code of Ordinances for codification.
  • Accept bids for proposals 

Voting Information




 Any Beach Haven resident who is interested in getting more involved in the community please note; petitions are available for two (2) seats on the Beach Haven Municipal Council.  Petitions can be picked up at the Office of the Municipal Clerk, 420 Pelham Ave., Beach Haven, NJ  08008 during regular business hours.  The Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014 and completed petitions must be returned on or before September 1, 2014 by 4:00 p.m.

 Sherry Mason, RMC, CMR

                                                                   Municipal Clerk


District 1 Polling Place
Beach Haven Fire Co. #1
Bay Ave. & Amber St., Beach Haven


Voter Registration Application

Registracion para el Voto

Vote by Mail-Absentee Ballot

Political Party Affiliation Declaration Form

Vital Statistics Information


Please be aware that Certified Copies (legal copy of your record) MUST BE REQUESTED, it will not automatically be sent to you after the event.

Click Here to request a certified copy of a vital record
(Birth, Marriage, Civil Union, Domestic Partnership and/or Death)

What to bring For Your Appointment for a Marriage or Civil Union

Helpful Documents

OPRA Request Form

2014 Special Events Application

2013-18C Special Events and Block Parties


Other Helpful Links:

Ocean County Clerk Office
N.J. Division of Elections