Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30
166 Mine Brook Rd

Borough Clerk

The Borough Clerk serves as Secretary of the Municipal Corporation and to the governing body, performs general administrative, licensing and election duties. Reports to the Mayor and Council.


The Clerks’ Office is accepting applications for 2024 Dog & Cat Licenses and Parking Decals.

Animal Licenses:

• Dog Licenses are required per Chapter 5 of the Borough Code;

• Cat Licenses are required per Chapter 10 of the Board of Health Code.

In order to obtain a 2024 animal license, proof of rabies must be provided and valid through November 1, 2024 per state law.

Animal Licenses must be obtained by January 31st to avoid a licensing late fee of $10. New dogs are to be licensed within 10 days of acquisition.

Dogs of licensing age are dogs that have reached the age of seven months.


Parking Decals (obtained at the Borough Clerk's Office):

• Commuter decals are available for the Bernardsville Train Station Parking lot.

• Merchant decals are available for the Amerman Lot on Mount Airy Road and are only available for purchase by store owners/employees in Bernardsville’s stores.

• Library decals are only available for employees working in the Library building or lower level of the Library building and not sold to the public. 


  • Prepares agendas and minutes
  • Maintains general records; provides same as requested
  • Issues licenses and permits
  • Performs payroll and personnel functions
  • Provides support for other departments


Where do I vote?

View the voting district street list.

Department Details

Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

P: 908-766-3000, F: 908-766-2401

Borough Clerk
Anthony Suriano
908-766-3000, Ext.115


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