Departments & Offices

Office of the Clerk

Borough Hall
1701 North Ocean Ave
Seaside Park, NJ 08752

 Municipal Clerk, Registrar
Jenna Jankowski, RMC, CMR
732-793-3700 ext 106 

Clerk 1
Michelle Campo
732-793-3700 ext 115


Free Rabies Clinic at Ocean County Animal Shelter – every other Wednesday
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
NOCAF, 615 Freemont Avenue, Jackson, NJ. Call 732 657-8086 for an appointment.
Free Rabies Clinic at Ocean County Animal Shelter by appointment only.

Free Rabies Clinic at Ocean County Animal Shelter – every other Wednesday
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
SOCAF, 360 Haywood Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050, NJ. Call 609 978-0127 for an appointment.
Free Rabies Clinic at Ocean County Animal Shelter by appointment only.


Marriage License Application

Requirements for Entering into a Marriage:

-Not to be a party to another civil union, domestic partnership or marriage in this state or recognized by this state; and be at least 18 years of age

Where to Apply:

Apply for your marriage license in the NJ municipality where either party resides. If neither party resides in NJ, submit the application in the municipality where the ceremony will be performed. 

To apply for a marriage license in Seaside Park, an appointment is required. Please contact the Office of Vital Statistics to set up your appointment: 732-793-3700 ext. 106

What You’ll Need for Your Appointment:

  • Witness 18 years or older (Must show ID)
  • Proof of identity by presenting your driver’s license, passport, or state/federal ID
  • Proof of residency by one applicant if you are an NJ resident
  • Know your Social Security Number
  • $28 application fee 

Please note: any documents in a foreign language MUST be accompanied by a certified English translation.

You may fill out the Marriage License Application in advance of the appointment, but please do not sign the application until you are in the presence of the Local Registrar. You must sign under oath in the presence of the issuing authority.

After Your Appointment:

There is a 72-hour waiting period before the license can be issued. Your application is valid for 6 months from the date accepted. Only 1 marriage license may be granted from a marriage application. If the license expires before being used, a new application must be made and another fee remitted.

Once a marriage license is issued, the license is valid for 30 days. After your ceremony, your marriage license is filed with the municipality where the ceremony was performed.

Link to FAQs:


Certified Copy Application

What is a certified copy? 

A certified copy is a legal document and can be used to establish identity. Certified copies have the raised seal of the office issuing the record and are issued on State of New Jersey safety paper.

How to Apply:

You may either mail in your Certified Copy Application with copies of your identification or you may call the Office of Vital Statistics to schedule an appointment: 732-793-3700 ext. 105.

If you want to have your order mailed to a different address than what is listed on your identification, your application must include a notarized letter that authorizes the order to be mailed to a different address.

Step 1: Identify the non-genealogical record

You must be able to fully identify the record by providing all of the information listed below on the application form. Your request cannot be accepted unless you provide the information below.

  • Full name on the record
  • City where the event occurred
  • Exact date of the event (month, day and year)
  • Mother’s maiden name
  • Father’s name (if recorded on the record)
  • For Marriage, Civil Union or Domestic Partnership – Instead of parents’ names, you must provide the name of the spouse/partner.

Step 2: Provide Acceptable Identification

You must provide acceptable ID in order to get a copy of any vital record. Copies of vital records must be mailed to the address listed on your identification. 

The following are acceptable forms of ID:

  • A current, valid photo driver’s license or photo non-driver’s license with current address


  • A current, valid driver’s license without photo and one alternate form of ID with current address


  • Two alternate forms of ID, one of which must have current address.

Alternate forms of ID are:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Vehicle insurance card
  • Voter registration
  • US/Foreign Passport
  • Immigrant Visa
  • Permanent Resident Card (Green card)
  • Federal/State ID
  • County ID
  • School ID
  • Bank Statement (within previous 90 days)
  • Utility bill(within the previous 90 days)
  • W-2 for current/previous tax year

Step 3: Payment of Fees

$10 per certified copy.  Check or Money Order

Paid to the order of Borough of Seaside Park

Step 4: Proof of Relationship

To get a certified copy of a person’s vital record, you must provide proof of your relationship to the person listed on the record and the proof must establish you are one of the following:

  • The subject of the record
  • The subject’s parent, legal guardian or legal representative
  • The subject’s spouse/civil union partner; child, grandchild or sibling, if of legal age
  • A state or federal agency for official purposes
  • Pursuant to court order

Link to helpful tips for how to prove relationship:

Step 5: Submitting your completed application and supporting documents

  • all required copies of ID establishing your identity
  • the correct fee, and
  • copies of documents proving your relationship to the person named on the record, if you are ordering a certified copy




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Municipal Clerk, Jenna Jankowski, for the Borough of Seaside Park, County of Ocean, State of New Jersey for 2024-17 Borough COAH Counsel for the year 2024.

A detailed scope of services and instructions may be obtained via the Borough’s website ( and at the Municipal Clerk’s Office during regular hours. Proposals hand-delivered and/or sent by mail shall be addressed to Jenna Jankowski, Municipal Clerk, 1701 North Ocean Avenue, Seaside Park, NJ 08752, phone 732-793-3700. All proposals shall be clearly marked on the envelope: “RFP – Professional Services”.  All proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes returned to the Municipal Clerk’s office on or before February 7, 2024, at 10:00 am at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. 

Contracts shall be awarded based on price and other factors including but not limited to experience, education, and special accreditations. The Borough reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any immaterial informality as may be permitted by law. Respondents are required to comply with applicable statutory requirements set forth in the RFP Documents including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27, P.L. 2004, C.1 (Prevailing Wage); Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.); and N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et. seq. of the New Jersey Local Unit Pay to Play Law; and pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1) (a) (i) of the Local Public Contracts Law.






Video Guide for 1st Time NJ Voters

The Hall Institute of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of New Jersey have created a 5-minute video public service (PSA) announcement entitled “What Happens When You Go To Vote in New Jersey: A Step-by-Step Guide”. The PSA was filmed at the Mercer County Board of Elections’ warehouse.

This informative video can be downloaded for free at the Hall Institute website at

For full details about the PSA, click here to view the news release or visit


Meeting Minutes

Meeting Agendas

Voter Registration, Absentee Ballots, Party Affiliation Changes

Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission – Applications, Reports & Forms Forms 

Voter Registration



Please visit The State of New Jersey Division of Elections
for applications in additional Languages

In New Jersey, any voter can now vote by Mail-In Ballot for any election.
You do not need a reason to vote by Mail-In Ballot.
Don’t feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Now there is “no excuse” not to vote!

Application for Vote by Mail Ballot

Absentee Ballots Now Called Mail-in Ballot, & Party Affiliation Changes

Election Results

Ocean County Clerks Office

Open Public Records Act Request 

OPRA Request