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Welcome to the Borough of Clayton, NJ.
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Our Borough is rich in history beginning shortly before the Revolutionary War. Jacob Fisler purchased a tract of land containing 2,800 acres in the area of Clayton’s Cedar Green Cemetery. He and his son Leonard jointly purchased 3,755 acres extending from the cemetery to Aura. In 1850, the locality gradually took on the name of Fislertown, and consisted of five dwellings.
TAI CHI CLASS: The next Tai Chi class for Clayton seniors will begin on Monday, March 11th at the Senior Center. The class will run until May 20th. The time is 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
EGG SCRAMBLE: The Clayton Special Events Committee and Mayor and Council will be holding the annual Egg Scramble on Saturday, April 13th. More details to follow!
* Storm Water and Clean Communities Resources
* CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS: Below are several common Construction Office Documents:
1. Certificate of Occupancy Form
2. Certificate of Occupancy Violation Notice Checklist
3. Landlord Registration Form
* POLICE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM: For the welfare of the Clayton Police Officers and the Borough community, the Clayton Police Department has implemented an Early Warning System Policy. To review the policy, please click on the following: Early Warning System
* OPEN POSITIONS: The Borough is currently hiring for the following positions:
1. Confidential Police Secretary – Confidential Police Secretary Posting
2. SLEO II – Special Law Enforcement Officer II
3. General Laborer – General Laborer
* CLAYTON ANNUAL TRUST FUND REPORT: Please click on following to review the Borough of Clayton’s 2018 COAH Trust Fund Monitoring Report: 2018 COAH Monitoring Report
* TRASH RULES: The Borough would like to remind residents all trash receptacles shall be placed by the owner, tenant, lessee or occupant of the building at the curbline, or other designated area, before 4:00 a.m. on the days designated for collection; provided, however, that said placement at the curbline shall be made not more than 10 hours prior to 4:00 a.m. of the days designated for collection. Receptacles not disposable must be removed from the curbline, or other designated area, within 10 hours after refuse has been collected.
* BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR 2019: The schedule of meetings for 2019 Borough Council meetings will be published shortly.
* NOTICE: Due to a change in State regulations for Gloucester County please be advised that the appeal filing deadline has changed. Appeals must be filed between November 15, 2018 and January 15, 2019. You may contact the Gloucester County Board of Taxation located at 1200 N Delsea Drive, Bldg A, Clayton, NJ (856-307-6448) or visit the county website – www.gloucestercountynj.gov – Departments – “B” for Board of Taxation – Forms – A1 – Appeals. In addition, Chapter 75 post cards will be mailed on or before November 15, 2018.
* ZONING APPLICATION RULES: If you are planning any activity that requires a zoning permit, please make sure you comply with the following rules: Planning Zoning Application Rules
* RECYCLING NOTE: Do not place plastic bags or plastic film in your recycling bin. They are considered a contaminant when placed in our single-stream recycling carts and cause damage to the sorting equipment at recycling processing centers. These items are recyclable but only if returned to a retail store that collects the bags/film. Please call the Borough’s Recycling Coordinator, Rebecca Viola, with any questions at 856-881-3778.
* PROPERTY MAINTENANCE COMPLAINT: Please use the following form to report any properties in violation of Property Maintenance Code.
* TAX PAYER BILL OF RIGHTS: Please click on the following to learn about the rights of tax payers in New Jersey:Tax Payers Bill of Rights
* ONLINE PAYMENTS: The Borough accepts online bill payments for tax payments and water/sewer payments. For more information, please click on the following: http://wipp.edmundsassoc.com/Wipp0801/
* NOTICE TO TITLE COMPANIES and REALTORS: A FINAL water/sewer bill needs to be done when a property sells. Please a request it AT LEAST 24-48 hours in advance. Please contact Debbie Schlosser at 856-881-2882, x123 to schedule.
* CLAYTON SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER IS OPEN: The Senior Center is open Tuesday (11:00 -4:00), Wednesday (11:00-4:00), and Friday (12:00-4:00). Any Clayton senior is welcome to visit and participate in the activities!
* TRASH: If you have a complaint with your trash collection service, please call the provider, Gold Medal Environmental, directly at 856-784-5050. The company will resolve your issues.
* E-Waste: If you have E-Waste, (electronics, TVs, etc.), please bring them to the Public Works Yard,, near the Little League Field on Washington Avenue. Your E-waste will not be picked up by Gold Medal.
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* The Borough Code Book is now available on eCode.