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Municipal Clerk

Kathleen S. Norcia, Municipal Clerk

Phone: 609-844-7000
Fax: 609-844-0984
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The Municipal Clerk serves as Secretary to the Township Council and is the custodian of all minutes, ordinances, resolutions, bonds, deeds and contracts. The Clerks office issues licenses for dogs, cats, alcoholic beverages (liquor), bingos and raffles, towing, car dealerships, as well as permits for public gatherings, peddler, solicitors and street openings.

Dog / Cat License

Dog licenses are renewed in the Clerk's office during the month of January. Proof of current rabies and proof of spaying or neutering must be presented when a license is purchased by mail or in person. Dog license fee is $11.00 for dogs that are spayed or neutered and $14.00 for dogs that are not spayed or neutered. The Township will charge a delinquency fee of $5.00 plus $1.00 per month for each month delinquent.

Cat licenses are renewed during the month of September. Proof of current rabies must be presented when purchased by mail or in person. Cat license fee is $11.00 for cats that are spayed or neutered and $14.00 for cats that are not spayed or neutered. TheTownship will charge a delinquency fee of $5.00 plus $1.00 per month for each month delinquent.

Animal Cruelty Information:

The New Jersey Department of Health has provided information regarding animal cruelty prevention to ensure that all animal owners and caretakers have an understanding of prohibited acts that apply to all animals. Please click here for detailed information.


US Post Office on Route 1, Lawrence Township; the Office of the Mercer County Clerk, 209 South Broad Street, Trenton; and the County Connection, Highway #33 and Paxson Avenue, Hamilton, accept passport applications. For additional information please visit


National Park Service's Passports Program

Lawrence Township and the Lawrence Historical Society have chosen to participate in the National Park Service's Passport to your National Parks(R) program. Record your visit to Lawrence Township with special passport cancellation stamps. See attached for additional information.

Boards & Committees

You can indicate your interest in being appointed to a Township advisory board or committee by filling out the application of interest and returning it to the Town Clerk. See also the schedule of meetings.

Fire Companies

State & Federal Representatives

Governor Phil Murphy (D)

Office of the Governor

CN-001, Trenton, New Jersey  08625

609.292.6000                          609.292.3454 – Fax


State Representatives – 15th Legislative District


Senator Shirley K. Turner (D)

1230 Parkway Avenue, Suite 103, Ewing, New Jersey  08628

609.323.7239                          609.323.7633 - Fax



Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson (D)

144 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey  08608

609.571.9638                          609.571.9645 - Fax



Assemblyman Anthony S. Verrelli (D)

226 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey  08608

609.292.0500                          609.633.2179 - Fax




Federal Representatives – 12th Congressional District


Senator Robert Menendez (D)

1 Gateway Center – Suite 1100, Newark, New Jersey  07102

973.645.3030                          973.645.0502 - Fax

208 White Horse Pike, Suite 18, Riverside Drive, Barrington, New Jersey 08007

856.757.5353                          856.546.1526 - Fax

Washington Office:      528 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC  20510-3004

                                    202.224.4744                          202.228.2197 - Fax



Senator Cory A. Booker (D)

One Gateway Center - Suite 2300, Newark, New Jersey  07102

973.639.8700                          973.639.8723 - Fax

One Port Center, Suite 505, Camden, New Jersey 08101

856.338.8922                          856.338.8922 - Fax

Washington Office:      717 Hart Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC  20570

                                    202.224.3224                          202.224.8378 - Fax



Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D)

850 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 201, Ewing, New Jersey 08628

609.883.0026                          609.883.2093 - Fax

Washington Office:      2442 Rayburn House Office Bldg., Washington, DC 20515

                                    202.225.5801                          202.225.6025 - Fax


Utility Companies

  • Ewing Lawrence Sewage Authority - 609-587-4061
  • Comcast Cable One - 609-394-2288
  • Trenton Water Company - 609-989-3223
  • Aqua New Jersey, Inc. - 609-587-5406
    (formally Lawrenceville Water Company)
  • NJ American Water Company - 800-272-1325
    (formally Elizabethtown Water Company)