Forms and Permit Applications

Public Records Requests

The New Jersey Open Public Records Act establishes a process for citizens to make formal requests for government records. The Act defines what a government record is and the mechanism and time frame for requesting it. 

Click here to request a Scotch Plains record

Click here to request a State of NJ record


The following are considered Public Records under OPRA:

  • Printed Documents such as agendas, minutes, budget worksheets and presentations, contracts, bills, vouchers
  • Handwritten Documents
  • Books, Maps and Photographs
  • Tape and Video Recordings
  • Computer Records and E-Mail 
  • Electronically Stored Information

EXCEPTIONS

  • Where a record does not exist and one must be created to respond to a request. 
  • Information that would jeopardize security. 
  • If the record is electronic, the municipality is not obligated to provide the software to view the record.
  • Personal Information such as social security number, driver licence number, unlisted phone number 
  • Public Defender files
Download
SP Records Request Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 106.2 KB
Download
Citizen's Guide to OPRA (July 2011).pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 161.8 KB


Other Forms and Permit Applications

Download the desired form, fill it out, then mail or bring to Township Hall.

Download
Dog License Renewal Application
2016 Dog license renewal application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 542.0 KB

Download
Food License Info and Application
Food License Info and Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 276.0 KB

Download
Job Application for Scotch Plains Twp
Application for Employment Scotch Plains
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.3 MB

Download
Marriage License
reg-77.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 23.7 KB

Download
Mini Golf Party Application
Mini Golf Party Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 127.4 KB

Download
No Knock List Application
No Knock List Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 34.1 KB

Download
Park Reservation Form
PARK RESERVATION FORM.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 20.8 KB

Download
Certified Copies of Death or Marriage Certificates
Non-Genealogical Vital Record Applicatio
Adobe Acrobat Document 664.4 KB

Download
Scotch Hills 2015 Rules & Regulations
SHCC Rules and Fees.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 556.9 KB

Download
Scotch Hills Rental Agreement
SCOTCH HILLS RENTAL FORM.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 31.3 KB

Download
Scotch Hills Usage Agreement
Scotch Hills Usage Agreement.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 12.8 KB

Download
Scotch Hills Security Agreement
Scotch Hills Security Agreement.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 14.1 KB

Download
Senior Bus Transportation Registration
SeniorTransportForm2011.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 49.3 KB

Download
Smoke & CO Detector Form
Smoke-CO Detector Application 04-2015.pd
Adobe Acrobat Document 192.8 KB

Download
Smoke & CO Detector Placement Diagram
Smoke-CO Detector Placement.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 135.8 KB

Download
Street Opening Permit Applicatioin
Street Opening Permit.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 57.3 KB

Download
Zoning Permit Application
Zoning Permit Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 179.0 KB


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