The Borough of Surf City is closely monitoring recommendations of the County, State and National health organizations. Our offices are also working closely with County, State and National officials regarding the Corona Virus (COVID-19). Please continue to abide by the instructions given by health officials. 

If you have questions about Borough operations pertaining to the Executive Orders issued by Governor Murphy please contact our offices for the most up to date information.



The Borough Council of the Borough of Surf City that the Council Meetings of the Borough for the year 2021 shall be held on any Wednesday of each month and will be conducted on a remote platform called GoTo Meeting. All attendees are asked to mute their phones until the open public comment portion of the meeting.

You can join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

You can also dial in using your phone by following the prompts. United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 or United States: +1 (571) 317-3116

The meeting code for all meetings is:  696 598 629.

January               6, 13, 20, 27                                        July                          7, 14, 21, 28

February            3, 10, 17, 24                                        August                   4, 11, 18, 25

March                 3, 10, 17, 24, 31                                  September            1, 8, 15, 22, 29

April                     7, 14, 21, 28                                       October                 6, 13, 20, 27

May                      5, 12, 19, 26                                        November             3, 10, 17, 24

June                      2, 9, 16, 23, 30                                   December             1, 8, 15, 22, 29


All regular business shall be addressed on the second Wednesday of each month commencing at 7:30 p.m., with exceptions.  Action may or may not be taken. The agenda and documents relevant to the remote meetings will be made available at Any persons with questions or comments for the  public comment portion of the meeting may submit them to the Borough Clerk no later than 4:30 pm, on the day of the scheduled meeting by emailing All persons will have the opportunity to be heard during the public comment portions of the meeting. Any questions about this process should be directed to (609)494-3064.

Christine Hannemann, RMC/CMR/QPA

Borough Clerk/Administrator



Office of the Municipal Clerk Administrator

Christine Hannemann, RMC/CMR/QPA

Jenna Letts

Sandi Gomez, Zoning Officer & CMR

 Office Hours

Monday through Friday

9 am to 4:30 pm

(609)494-3064 or


For forms, registrar & voter information, please visit, HERE.


Finance Department 

Michael P. Gross, CFO

Carrie Haberstroh, CTC

Office Hours

Monday through Friday

9 am to 4:30 pm



Please utilize US Mail or the drop box located in front of Borough Hall for payments.


Please visit the Tax Collector’s page, HERE.

Please visit the Water & Sewer page, HERE.


Building Department

Sean MacCotter, Construction Official 

 Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday

9 am to 12:00 pm


Inspections will only take place outside or in unoccupied buildings. Please see the following document for more information about the Building Inspection Process. 

You can pick up or drop permits or documents for the building department any time during regular business hours at the Municipal Clerk’s Office. 

Police Department

For non-emergencies please call (609)494-8121. In person, please use the phone located outside of the front doors of Borough Hall.

Please visit the page for the Police Department, HERE.



Zoning Office

Sandi Gomez, CMR

 Office Hours

Monday through Friday

9 am to 4:30 pm


Please visit the Zoning Department’s page for forms and applications, HERE


Public Works

Bob McGowan, Superintendent

For more information about Recycling and Sanitation, visit the DPW page, HERE.


Tax Assessor

Walt Higgins, CTA

 Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm



Municipal Court 

Please contact the Court Administrator, Constance Motter or the Violations Clerk, Tracey Figueiras at (609)494-3984.

More information, HERE.