The Township Clerk serves as the secretary of the municipal corporation, as local election administrator and secretary to the governing body providing a variety of administrative and community relations services. The office receives, distributes and assigns all correspondence on behalf of the Mayor and Council, prepares Council meeting agendas, resolutions, ordinances and public meeting minutes and maintains the official municipal files and records.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How do I file a request for public records (OPRA)?
Q. When are Township Committee meetings held?
A. The Township Committee meets the 2nd and 4th Monday and Tuesday of each month, with some exceptions. Click here for current meeting schedule.
Q. How can I contact the Township Committee?
Q. How do I obtain a copy of an ordinance?A. The Code of the Township of Cranford includes all ordinances in effect for the Township.
To view the Township Code, click here.
Q. Do I need a permit for a garage sale?
A. A permit for a garage sale is not required however registration with the Police Department is required, at no fee. Click here for registration form.
Q. How do I register to vote?
A. To register to vote, change your address, or change your name, you must complete a voter registration application and mail to the Union County Commissioner of Registration, 271 North Broad Street, FL 2, Elizabeth, NJ 07208-9867. Click here for application.
Q. Where do I vote?
Q. How do I obtain a Social Affairs Permit (One Day Liquor License)?
Q. How do I obtain a Raffle License?A. To obtain a Raffle License, your organization must register with the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission.Click here for information.