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OPRA- Request for Public Records Form

  1. As per N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 Government Records shall be readily accessible for inspection, copying or examination by the citizens of this state with certain exceptions for the protection of public interest
  2. Police Records*

    Requests for Police Records should be submitted to

  3. Contact Information
  4. If not applicable, please note "N/A"
  5. Information Requested:
    Check the public record(s) that you would like and provide descriptive detail to help properly identify the requested document.
  6. Property
  7. Please provide any additional information or detail(s) that will assist the department(s) in providing the responsive records you seek.
  8. Please describe the records sought in a way that will permit the Record Custodian to determine which department to forward the request to. Be as specific as possible identifying type of records, parties to correspondences, subject matter, date range. Request for "any and all" are generally considered overly broad an may require clarification. Please also note, that questions will not be answered. You must identify a specific government record. OPRA is not designed as a question and answer.
  9. Medium to Receive Document(s)*
    Please note, some of the Building and Land Use files may be too large to email and we ask that you review the requested documents in the office. In addition, please note that your preferred method of delivery will only be accommodated if the custodian has the technological means and the integrity of the records will not be jeopardized by such method of delivery
  10. Convictions*
    Please indicate below if you have or have not been convicted of any indictable offense under the laws of New Jersey, any other state or the United States as per N.J.S.A. 2C: 28-3
  11. Acknowledgement of OPRA's Intended Use*
    OPRA is not designed as a question and answer forum, questions will not be addressed through the Open Public Records Act. If you have questions regarding the responsive records or questions, the respective departments may be able to answer your questions by giving them a call or emailing them directly. Please click on the link to view the staff directory
  12. Copy Information
    Cost per page of photo copies: 8 1/2 x 11, letter size paper- $00.05 8 1/2 x 14, legal size paper- $00.07.
  13. Requirements to Fulfill a Request
    As per N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 the custodian of records has seven (7) business days to respond to a request for public records. Day one (1) begins the following business day of the custodian's receipt of the request.
  14. Right to Appeal
    The requester has a right to challenge a decision by the public agency that has denied access to a public record by appealing to the Government Records Council or the New Jersey Superior Court. If your request is denied, a statement of the procedures will be detailed in an email from the Records Custodian.
  15. For Township Use Only
    Please do not make notations below this line. The Records Custodian will advise if any of the below are applicable.
  16. Fees for Reproduction
  17. As per N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 the Record Custodian must provide the legal basis for the denial of access or denial in part.
  18. The Records Custodian will sign that the request has been fulfilled or denied
  19. Records Custodian will note the date the request has been fulfilled or denied
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  21. This field is not part of the form submission.