Monday - Friday
8:30 - 2:00

(973) 948-3520

133 County Route 645
Sandyston, NJ

Municipal Clerk

Clerk's Office

Amanda "Amy" Lobban, RMC

973-948-3520 x200

Theresa A. Doyle, Deputy Clerk

973-948-3520 x201

Municipal Clerk

The position of the Municipal Clerk is required by New Jersey Statute N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 and, therefore, the Municipal Clerk is responsible for many statutory duties. 

The duties of the Clerk include the following:

  • Secretary of the Municipal Corporation
  • Secretary to the Governing Body
  • Chief Administration Officer of all Elections held in the Municipality
  • Chief Registrar of Voters in the Municipality
  • Administrative Officer
  • Records Coordinator and Manager
  • Licensing including marriage and dog licenses
  • Minutes of the Committee Meetings
  • General Information Office

Notary Public

The Municipal Clerk and Deputy Municipal Clerk provide the services of a Notary Public, based on availability, during normal business hours (9 am to 2 pm, Monday through Friday).  Please bring a witness with you if your paperwork requires a witness.

Please call 973-948-3520 x200 or x201 to verify availability.

Please be advised, there is no fee for this service.


Election Information

The Primary Election was held on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Election Day.

Sandyston Township has one voting district and voting takes place in the meeting hall of the Sandyston Township Municipal Building.

Am I registered to vote? Click here to check.

Click here to locate the nearest polling places.

Click any of the following links for the desired election-related form:

Please visit these websites for more voting news and information:

Sussex County Clerk's Office

Sussex County Board of Elections

Raffle License Applications

To hold a raffle for your organization, you must be registered with the State of New Jersey and have a Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission license.

Please see this information on procedures and requirements to submit your completed Raffle License application to Sandyston Township.

You may visit the State of New Jersey Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission for any required forms.

Applications, Reports and Forms


OPRA Requests

Please submit OPRA Requests to the Municipal Clerk, who is the Records Custodian for Sandyston Township.

You are welcome to utilitze this OPRA Request Form for your request and email your completed OPRA Request form to the Municipal Clerk.


Marriage/Civil Union Applications

In the State of New Jersey, residents apply for a marriage license in the municipality which they reside as determined by a VALID driver's license and utility bills which are in their name. 

Non-residents apply for the marriage license in the municipality in which they intend to be married, and it is only valid in that municipality.

What do you need to apply?

Appointments are mandatory!  Please call 973-948-3520 x200 to schedule an appointment.

Please visit the State of New Jersey, Vital Statistics website for information on what is needed to apply for a marriage license (form, requirements, proof of identiy/residency).

You may fill out the REG 77 "Application for Marriage, Remarriage, Civil Union or Reaffirmation of Civil Union" BUT only sign in the presence of the Registrar and your witness.

The fee for the marriage application is $28 payable by cash, check or money order to "Sandyston Township".  **NOTE:  $28 Marriage License fee has been waived by Governor Murphy effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

Upon filing the marriage application, the Registrar must hold your application for 72 hours.

You may apply for your marriage license within 30 days of your wedding date, but please remember to take into consideration the required 72 hour hold which is required by N.J. Statute.

After you are married, your marriage certificate is filed in the municipality in which you were married and you must contact the Registrar in that municipality to obtain Certified Copies of your marriage.


In Sandyston, please use this form to request certified copies.  You may deliver this request in person, drop off in municipal drop box or through the mail.  Certified copies are $5 per copy, payable by cash, check or money order to "Sandyston Township".   Please provided form, copy of photo ID, and payment.

In order to determine if your certificate is filed in Sandyston Township, the requester must be able to identify the record fully by filling out the required certified copy form, provide your ID, and fee.  Upon receipt, the Registrar will research your request and provide you either with the certified copies requested OR return your request with a letter stating the requested information was not found.

Important:  The Registrar is not permitted, by N.J. Statute, the confirm or provide information on marriage license applications or filed certificates with the municipality.  The Registrar will not discuss requests for information over the phone. 

Certified Copies of Marriage

  • Certified Copies of your marriage must be obtained in the municipality where the couple was married.
  • Proof of identity must be provided.
  • $5 per certified copy payable in the form of cash, check or money order.

Certified Copies of Birth

  • Certified copies of births must be obtained in the municipality where the individual was born.
  • Proof of identity must be provided.
  • $5 per certified copy payable in the form of cash, check, or money order

Certified Copies of Death

  • Death certificates must be obtained in the municipality where the individual was pronounced dead
  • Proof of identity must be provided.
  • Fee: $10 per certified copy payable in the form of cash, check, or money order

Upcoming Township Committee Meetings

18 Apr
Township Committee meeting
Date 04.18.2023 7:00 pm
16 May
Township Committee Meeting
05.16.2023 7:00 pm
20 Jun
Township Committee Meeting
06.20.2023 9:00 am
18 Jul
Township Committee Meeting
07.18.2023 9:00 am
15 Aug
Township Committee Meeting
08.15.2023 7:00 pm

Facility Use Requests

We receive many requests to use Sandyston Township meeting hall and fire department bays for events. Please be advised, at this time we do not rent the meeting hall/fire department bays for private parties. We do, however, allow organizations to use the meeting hall subject to approval by the Township Committee. The organization must fill out a Facility Use Request Form and provide a Certificate of Insurance that meets the minimum requirements of the Facility Use Request Form.

The filled out Facility Use Request Form and required information requested must be provided to the Clerk at least seven days prior to the Township Committee meeting to be placed on the agenda for the consideration the Township Committee.

You will find the Facility Use Request Form on the Municipal Clerk page under "Clerk Paper Applications & Forms" and "Forms & Documents".