General FAQ

1. WHAT IS THE ADDRESS OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING?

 

200 Stiles Ave Maple, Shade, NJ 08052

Standard Building Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday

Main Phone Number: 856-779-9610

 

2. WHAT HOLIDAYS DOES THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING CLOSE?

 

New Year’s Day

President’s Day

Good Friday

Easter Monday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving

Day After Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

 

3. WHAT ARE THE EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS FOR THIS AREA?

 

Police department, fire, and EMS EMERGENCY – 911

Police 856-234-8300

 

4. HOW DO I CONTACT THE MAPLE SHADE TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS?

 

Maple Shade Board of Education Building

180 Frederick Ave., Maple Shade, NJ 08052

856-779-1750

 

5. HOW DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?

 

You can fill out a registration form at the municipal clerk’s office in the township building, visit the county store at the Moorestown Mall, or obtain a registration form on our website.

 

6. WHOM DO I CALL ABOUT TRASH AND RECYCLING?

 

GARDEN STATE REMOVAL 609-261-0556

COUNTY RECYCLING 609-461-4141

 

7. HOW DO I REPORT A POTHOLE?

 

YOU CAN REPORT A POTHOLE BY CALLING PUBLIC WORKS AT 856/779-9610 EXT. 221

 

8. HOW DO I OBTAIN A POLICE REPORT?

 

YOU CAN CALL THE POLICE REPORTS DIVISION AT 856-779-7111

 

9. HOW DO I REACH THE ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICE?

 

YOU CAN CALL: NEW JERSEY ANIMAL CONTROL:  (609) 685-3384        9 A.M. – 9 P.M.

 

10. DO I NEED A PERMIT FOR A SHED, DECK, POOL OR ADDITION TO MY HOUSE?

 

YES, THESE PERMITS WOULD BE OBTAINED THROUGH THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT: 856-779-9610 EXT. 114

 

11. WHOM DO I CALL TO REPORT PROPERTY MAINTENANCE VIOLATIONS?

 

CALL THE OFFICE OF CODE ENFORCEMENT AT 856-779-9610 EXT. 171*

 

12. WHERE DO I INQUIRE ABOUT A TAX BILL OR WATER/SEWER BILL?

 

YOU CAN CALL THE TAX OFFICE AT 856/779-9610 EXT. 156

 

13. WHERE DO I OBTAIN A DOG LICENSE?

 

YOU CAN CALL THE TAX OFFICE AT 856/779-9610 EXT. 156

 

14. WHERE DO I GET INFORMATION ON STARTING A BUSINESS WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP?

 

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR AT 856/779-9610 EXT. 151

 

15. WHERE CAN I OBTAIN ASSESSMENT INFORMATION ABOUT MY HOUSE?

 

YOU CAN CALL THE OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR AT 856/779-9610 EXT. 164

 

16. WHEN ARE TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETINGS HELD?

 

GENERALLY TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH THURSSDAYS OF EVERY MONTH AT 7:00 PM

 

17. WHEN ARE ZONING MEETINGS HELD?

 

ZONING MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE SECOND WEDNESDAY EVERY MONTH

 

18. WHEN ARE PLANNING BOARD MEETINGS HELD?

 

SITE PLAN MEETINGS ARE HELD THE FIRST TUESDAY EVERY MONTH

PLANNING BOARD MEETINGS ARE HELD THE FOURTH WEDNESDAY EVERY MONTH

 

19. HOW DO I OBTAIN A BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE?

 

YOU CAN VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: www.nj.gov/njbgs

 

20. HOW DO I OBTAIN A W9 FORM?

 

YOU CAN VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:

www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf.fw9.pdf?portlet=3

 

21. WHO IS MY STATE SENATOR?

 

JAMES BEACH – 6TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

856-429-1572

 

22. WHO ARE MY STATE ASSEMBLYMEN?

 

LOUIS GREENWALD AND PAMELA LAMPITT

856/435-1247

 

23. WHO IS MY CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE?

 

DONALD NORCROSS – 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

856/427-7000

 

24. WHO ARE THE US SENATORS REPRESENTING NEW JERSEY?

 

CORY BOOKER AND ROBERT MENENDEZ

 

25. WHO IS THE NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR?

 

CHRIS CHRISTIE