Forms & Applications

For resident’s convenience, this page provides easy access to the Township’s most requested applications and forms. Should you need further assistance, please use this LINK to contact the appropriate department. Use the links provided below to review or fill out an Application or Form.

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Clerk's Office

*All Clerks forms are electronic for ease of use. Use the newest version of Adobe Reader to fill out and print the forms. OPRA requests can be emailed using the email link in the form.

Application for Appointment - Board, Commission and Committee (To Fill out and Print) 
Application for Appointment - Board, Commission and Committee (For Online Submission)
Access to Public Records OPRA (To Fill out and Print)
Access to Public Records OPRA (For online Submission) 
Billiard Hall Application
Coin Operated Games Application
Do Not Knock Registry Application
Solicitor/Peddler Application
Special Bingo License Application
Raffle Application
Taxi Driver Application
Taxi Owner Application
Limo Driver Application
Limo Owner Application
Application for Junk Yard License
Application for Massage Establishment
Application for Second Hand Merchandise
Mobile Home Park License Application
Tort Claim Form

Community Development

Significant Changes to Minor Work and Ordinary Maintenance Permits

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To submit basic Land Use and Housing applications online please visit the SDL Portal website page

Construction Code

Covid-19 Permit Release Form
Building Technical Sheet f110
Electrical Technical Sheet f120
Plumbing Technical Sheet f130
Fire Technical Sheet f140    
Mechanical Inspection f145
Construction Permit f170
Commercial CCO Application
Certification Oath (Inside of Permit Jacket)
Permit Cover Jacket
Debris Management Plan
Debris Management Report 
Demolition Requirements
Pool Package page 1 page 2 page 3 (Pool Certification)
Pool Barrier Information
Request for Inspections (Fax cover for Builders)
Request for Letter of No Interest
Chimney Verification - Replacement of Fuel Fired Equipment
Online Permits and Property Information (Separate login Required)
Framing Checklist
Field Copy Attachment
Deck Handout (IRC 2015)
Basement Diagram Page 1  Page 2
Air Barrier Checklist f392
Backflow Application


Plot Plan Application
Plot Plan Exemption Form
Road Opening / R.O.W. Excavation Permit Application
W-9 Taxpayer ID Form
Freewood Acres Information


Landlord Registration Application
Rental Certificate Application
Rental Inspection Checklist
Real Property Mortgage Registration Form (formerly Abandoned Property Registration Form)

Land Use

Land Use Application
Banner or Wind flag Permit Application
Clothing Bin Permit Application
Outdoor Display of Goods Permit Application
Portable Storage Container Application
Sign Permit Application
Tree Removal Application

Planning Board

Concept Plan Review Application
Notice to Professionals
Planning Board Application Package

Zoning Board

Notice to Professionals
Zoning Board Application Package
Developer's Permit Checklist Non Residential
Certificate of Nonconformity Application

Fire Bureau

Effective as of November 2011 the Township of Howell only requires the issuance of a Certificate of Smoke Detector/CO Detector/Fire Extinguisher Compliance for a change of occupancy (residential resale’s) as per the NJ Fire Code, Section 5:70-2.3; and a Township requirement of a letter of no interest. “CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY ARE NO LONGER ISSUED FOR RESIDENTIAL RESALES”.

School Fire Drill Form
Fire Bureau Permit Application
Certificate of Compliance For Smoke Detectors Application
Guidelines for smoke detectors & carbon monoxide detectors
Guidelines for Fire Extinguishers in your Home
Sample of approved size and type of fire extinguisher
Request For Letter Of No Interest
Fire Safety Business Registration Form
Tent and/or Cooking Permit Application

Township Manager

Block Party Request Form

Community Relations

Refund Request Form
Program Evaluation Form

Public Service

Cat Registration
Dog Application
TNR Registration Form
Food Handlers Application
Park N Ride Application 
Park N Ride Fee Schedule 2020
Septic Permit
Well Permit
Swimming Pool License
Body Art Establishment Application
Temporary Food License Procedures

Public Works

Field Use Application
Echo Lake Pavilion Rental Form
Park Usage Application


Vendor Purchasing Packet

Office of Emergency Management

Hazardous Materials Disclosure Form

Police Department

Information Record Request Form

Firearm ID Cards & Handgun Permits
Howell Township Police Department ORI Number: NJ0131900

Tax Collector

Request for Bank Code Removal
Change of Address (Tax Assessor)
Request for Lien Redemption Figures
Reminder Tags (Taxpayer Use)