Glen Ridge

Applications & Permits


This page contains various permits and applications that can be printed at your convenience and used at the Municipal Building. If you have any questions regarding the application forms or need further information, please call us - we will be happy to help you.


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Alarm Registration
All alarms in Glen Ridge must be registered with the Police Department/Record Bureau . Please call 973-748-2995 for details.

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Dog License
Dog licenses are issued at the beginning of each year. The fee for renewal is $18.00 for altered dogs and $21.00 for unaltered dogs. Please call 973-748-8400 extension 220 with any questions.

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Garage Sale Permit
Garage Sale permits are handled through the Borough Clerk's office. For more information, please call 973-748-8400 extension 222.

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Filming Permit
Filming permits are handled through the Borough Administrator. For more information, please call 973-748-8400 extension 226.

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Historic Preservation Commission Application
The Historic Preservation Commission meets once a month. In most cases, construction that is visible from the street and is in a Historic District requires review from the Historic Preservation Commission. Call 973-748-8444 for the schedule of meetings and further information.

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Use Of Senior/Community Center
Availability and rates can be obtained by contacting the Recreation office at 973-748-2924.

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Birth Certificate
Our Vital Statistics Division handles birth records. The fee is $20.00. Please call 973-748-8400 extension 221 for further information.

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Marriage Transcript
Our Vital Statistics Division handles marriage records. The fee is $20.00. Please call 973-748-8400 extension 221 for further information.

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Death Transcript
Our Vital Statistics Division handles death records. The fee is $20.00. Please call 973-748-8400 extension 221 for further information.

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Building Permit
The Building Department can be reached at 973-748-8444. Due to the unique nature of each application, please call or stop by for assistance when filling out this form.

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Open Public Records Request
The Borough Clerk's office handles these requests. Please call 973-748-8400 extension 220 for more information.

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Channel 36 Announcement
To have your announcement posted on Glen Ridge Cable Access Channel 36 Community Bulletin Board, submit this completed form at least 2 weeks in advance.

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Dumpster Permit
The Traffic Unit can be reached at 973-748-5400.

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Film Fund Grant Application
Application must be provided to the Borough of Glen Ridge, Community Affairs Committee.

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Vacant House Notification
To notify the Police Department if you are going to be away, complete and submit this form.

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Raffle License
Please carefully read and complete this form and submit it to the Borough Administrator at least 30 days prior to the raffle event. For more information, please call 973-748-8400 extension 220.

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Block Party Application
Complete and submit this form to the Borough Administrator one week prior to any Council meeting.

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Field/Gazebo Permit
Field/Gazebo permits are handled through the Recreation Department. For more information, please call 973-748-2924.

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Permit for Portable Home Storage Units (PODS)
A portable home storage unit may be placed upon any property only upon the issuance of a permit by the Zoning Officer.

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