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.



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Borough of Surf City Land Use Board meeting is scheduled for August 26, 2020 at 4:30 pm 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. Applications are available for inspection in the Municipal Clerk’s office during regular business hours. Formal action will be taken.   

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679
United States: +1 (312) 757-3117
 Access Code: 953-840-061

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

Christine Hannemann, RMC/CMR/QPA

Municipal Clerk

Office of the Municipal Clerk/Administrator

Christine Hannemann, RMC/CMR/QPA

Tracey Figueiras, CMR

Sandi Gomez, 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

Sue Parziale, Assistant

Elisa Shabbick, Assistant


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 

Ed Navitsky, Inspector


 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, (609)494-3984