Administration and Clerk

The Administrator's Office is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Township. The Administrator is also the Economic Development Director. 

The Clerk's Office is responsible for a variety of areas, including voter registration, yard sale permits, dump passes and the Clean Communities program. The Clerk's Office also records the minutes for Township Committee meetings.
Township Resolutions and Ordinances are available through the Clerk.  As of 3/1/22 these are currently being updated on the website but are available to the public upon request.
All OPRA Requests are processed through the Clerk's office. 

Contact Us

John Hitchner


(856) 455-1230 x-110

Jeannette Pace

Acting Clerk / Registrar

(856) 455-1230 x-118

Additional Duties:

Registrar and Dog Registrar

For information related to birth, death and marriage certificates and dog licensing, please visit our Registrar page

 Yard Sales

Yard sale permits are available at the Municipal Building for $5.00 each. Sales can only be held from March 1st through November 30th and must occur during daylight hours. All items that remain from the sale must be removed or stored in an enclosed area within 48 hours of the yard sale.

Home Rehabilitation Program

In 2018, Hopewell Township was awarded a Small Cities Home Rehabilitation Program from The NJ Department of Community Affairs.  This program allows low to moderate income homeowners in Hopewell Township assistance for home repairs to items such as heating, electrical & plumbing, septic & well, weatherization (windows, insulation, etc.) and roofing, siding and structural conditions (foundation, etc.).  Both Program Information and the Program Application are available online.  Questions can be directed to the Township Administrator at 856-455-1230 ext. 110. 

Vacant Properties

Owners of all vacant properties must complete a Vacant Property Registration Form. In addition, all foreclosed properties are subject to Ordinance 15-06: Maintenance of Foreclosed Properties.