The Township Clerk is the liaison between the public and the governing body. The Clerk is appointed by the Township Committee to a three year term of office. Responsibilities of the Clerk's Office include receipt of all communications addressed to the Township Committee, attendance at Committee meetings, production of minutes of the Committee meetings, advertisement of Committee hearings, meetings, and actions, registration of new voters, receipt of nominating petitions and administration of primary, general, and school elections, processing of applications and permits pertaining to liquor licensing, raffles, bingos, and use of township owned facilities, and landlord registration.
A Deputy Clerk assists the Clerk and acts in her absence. The Deputy is appointed annually.
Appointed Positions Registry - The purpose of this policy is to provide citizens with information concerning the various appointed municipal positions which exist within the Township of Harding. Click here for the policy and procedures.
OPRA Request Form
The Harding Township Code is available through General Code. Ordinances passed since 1-Jan-2011 can be found here.
Licensing/Permitting (liquor, raffles, use of township owned facilities, road opening permits, smoke detector/carbon monoxide compliance)
Township Use of Facilities Policy and Procedures -- click here
Elections Information - The Township Clerk is the Chief Registrar of voters in the municipality and serves as Chief Administrative Officer of Elections held in the Township. Click here for more Elections Information
Landlord Registration - Rental premises or rental units used for dwelling purposes are required to be registered with the Township Clerk except for owner-occupied premises with not more than two rental units. Click here for Landlord Registration Form .
Notary Public - As a courtesy to the residents of Harding Township the Clerk is a Notary Public, as is the secretary of the Police Department. This service is generally available during normal working hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call (973)-267-8000 for Township Office or 973-455-0500 for Police Department) to verify availability.
Morris County Clerk's Website
Lisa A. Sharp
Phone: (973)267-8000, ext. 1947
Deputy Municipal Clerk
Phone: (973) 267-8000, ext. 1968