City Clerk's Office

The Municipal Clerk serves as secretary to the Absecon Council. and is the custodian of all minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, deeds and archival records of the municipality. The Clerk's Office issues dog, liquor, and raffles licenses; registers voters; and provides general information to the public.

Duties of the Clerk:

  • Serves as secretary of the municipal corporation and is the custodian of the municipal seal.
  • Serves as Custodian of Records responsible for implementing local archives and records retention programs as mandated pursuant to Open Public Records Act (P.L. 2001, c. 404, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.).
  • Prepares Council meeting agendas and records minutes of Council meetings.
  • Retains the original copies of all ordinances and resolutions.
  • Serves as the Chief Administrative Officer in all elections held in Absecon, subject to Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.
  • Serves as Chief Registrar of Voters in Absecon, subject to the requirements of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.
  • Serves as Administrative Officer responsible for the acceptance of applications for licenses and permits and the issuance of licenses and permits, except where statute or municipal ordinance has delegated that responsibility to some other municipal officer.


Frequently Asked Questions:

+ - Do I need a license for my dog or cat?
+ - Do I need a permit to hold a yard sale?
+ - How do I apply for a mercantile license?
+ - How do I obtain a pass for the Faunce Landing Boat Ramp?
+ - How do I obtain a marriage license?
+ - How do I apply for a domestic partnership?
+ - Where can I find information about elections?

City Clerk

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
(609) 641-0663 ext. 100
(609) 645-5098
City Clerk
Carie A. Crone, RMC, CMR
Deputy City Clerk
Julianne Cannuscio