Township Clerk

Lauren Kirkman, JD, RMC, CMR
Township Clerk

The work of the Township Clerk includes custody of the Municipal Seal, of the official records, books, contracts, other documents, attesting to the validity of public records and official municipal enactments. This person administers oaths of office to elected officials and maintains records. Duties also include voter registration, control and issuance of various licenses and permits, and the processing and control of related records.


Where are the voting/polling districts?
Click here to view voting/polling districts.
How do I register to vote?
Click here for New Jersey voter registration information.
Where can I find Lakewood Township's Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)?
You can find the UDO by following this link:
What is the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)?
OPRA is a State statute that replaces the old "Right to Know Law" which governs the public's access to government records in New Jersey. OPRA was enacted to give the public greater access to records maintained by public agencies in New Jersey by balancing the public's interest in government records, respect for personal privacy, and the efficient process of government. The law is compiled in the statutes as N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.
Where can I get information about a Liquor License?
Visit, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, to find out more information about obtaining a liquor license. The Liquor License Application can be found in the Download Center above.
Where can I get the application for a raffle or bingo license?
Application for a raffle or bingo license can be downloaded from the Download Center above.
Where can I get a passport?
Call the Northern Ocean County Resource Center at 732-370-8850
What do I have to do to get a peddler's license?
You must fill out a business license application and pay a non-refundable fee of $215.00 (cash, money order, or check). Fee for veterans is $1.00, proof of Veteran status required. You can get more detailed instructions by downloading the application.
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The Township Clerk

231 Third Street
Municipal Building
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM