The City Clerk/Registrars Office is closed. 

Per State Law Marriage License applications are not being processed until further notice.

If you need a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage certificate you can apply through the NJ State Registrar's office.

Please be advised that due to COVID-19 and limited staff, the State Registrar is not accepting phone calls. Please direct all questions for the State Registrar to

Application and instructions can be found on their website at
Applications can be done online through their website or mailed to the State Registrar at:

NJ State Registrar
P.O. Box 370
Trenton , NJ 08625
Processing time is approximately 4 weeks.

Please check the above listed website for required forms of identification as well as payment options.

City Hall
1 West New Jersey Avenue
Office Hours: 9:00am ~ 5:00pm
Telephone: 609-927-9088
Fax: 609-926-3016
Monday ~ Friday (Excluding Holidays)

Lucy R. Samuelsen RMC/CMR: City Clerk/ Registrar of Vital Statistics

Shelby R. Heath RMC/CMR : Deputy City Clerk

Emerald L. Hornig RMC/CMR : Assistant City Clerk

The City Clerk's Office is considered the "hub" of the community providing a wide variety of public services, some of which are listed below. The City Clerk's Office is also the Bureau of Vital Statistics. The City Clerk's Office is responsible for the following:

Animal Cruelty Materials - Relating to Pet Licensing

*** Birth Certificate Pick Up: Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00am-12:00pm ***

Please call the Office of the City Clerk to learn more: 609-927-9088

Government Public Record Act Request please call City Clerk's Office 927-9088

Voting Districts and Polling Places

Ward 1, District 1 American Legion, First & Pennsylvania
Ward 1, District 2 VFW, Bethel Road
Ward 1, District 3 & 4 Bethel Road Fire House, Bethel Road
Ward 2, District 1 & 2

Jordan Road School, Jordan Road

Ward 2, District 3 & 4

Senior Citizen Building, Ambler and Massachusetts Avenue