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Cherry Hills Township
820 Mercer St.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Ph: (856) 665-6500

Business

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1. Where can I find the Township's Municipal Code?
2. How do I obtain a license to do business in Cherry Hill?
3. What businesses do require business licenses?
4. Do I need building permits or certificates of occupancy prior to opening?
5. When and how do I obtain a sign permit?
6. How do I know if I have to obtain Zoning or Planning Board approval?

Community Development

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1. Do I need a business license?
2. What is the zone of my property?
3. Do you have any affordable housing (Section 8 voucher) available?
4. Where can I find the Township's Municipal Code?

Engineering

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1. Who is responsible for fixing deteriorated / lifted sidewalks and curbs?
2. How do I find out when my road is due to get resurfaced?
3. Who do I call if I want to report a problem with a traffic signal?

Finance Department

Fire Department

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1. Where can I obtain assistance with the installation of a child safety seat?
2. If there is an odor but no visible fire or spark in an appliance, what should I do?
3. Is it okay to burn leaves, grass or trash?
4. Will the Fire Department respond if my carbon monoxide detector activates?
5. A fire hydrant is leaking. Who should I notify?
6. How do I dispose of smoke alarms?
7. How do I schedule a smoke & carbon monoxide alarm certification inspection for the sale of my home?
8. Do I need to put a smoke detector in every room?
9. I am a senior citizen. Can I receive a free smoke alarm?
10. How do I go about creating an escape plan for my home or business?
11. A member of my family is disabled. What does he/she need to do during a fire?
12. Where can I dispose of old gasoline / oil / paint?
13. Who do I contact about a fire extinguisher that is broken or needs to be recharged?
14. My basement is flooded. Can the Fire Department assist me?
15. I locked myself out of my house. Will the Fire Department assist me to gain access?
16. I called 9-1-1 for a medical emergency and a fire truck came to my home. Why is this?
17. Why do I have to dial 9-1-1? Can't I call the fire station directly and save time?
18. Why do so many fire trucks have to respond?
19. How can I receive a copy of a fire incident report for my insurance company?
20. I just moved into my home and my insurance company needs to know the distance to the nearest fire hydrant. What is the distance and where would I find it?
21. What important information should I advise my homeowners association or fire insurance carrier about the Cherry Hill Fire Department?
22. Does the Cherry Hill Fire Department participate in telephone solicitations?
23. What is an engine company?
24. What is a ladder company?
25. I saw a fire truck at the local supermarket and some firefighters were inside buying food. Why do firefighters use fire trucks to tend to non-emergency business?
26. I saw Cherry Hill Fire Department Units responding outside of Cherry Hill. Why were they doing that?

Human Resources

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1. How do I apply for a job with the Township?
2. Will I be notified of my application status?

Municipal Clerk

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a public record (OPRA)?
2. How do I get a copy of my birth, marriage, civil union, domestic partnership, or a relative’s death certificate?
3. Where can I find Township Ordinances and Resolutions?
4. Where can I find the Township's Municipal Code?

Municipal Court

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1. I have a traffic ticket with an appearance date, but the officer did not check the box labeled “court appearance required.” Do I need to come to court?
2. Why can’t I find my ticket on the website?
3. How do I pay for a ticket onlline?

Office of the Mayor

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1. How do I make an appointment to speak with the mayor?
2. Who are my Township Council representatives?
3. When are Township Council meetings? How can I recommend someone for a mayoral proclamation?
4. Can I fill out a Customer Survey regarding my experience?
5. How do I report a problem/concern?
6. How do I get free leaf bags?
7. Where can I find Township News?

Police Department

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1. Main Cherry Hill Police Numbers
2. What can a motorist expect during a traffic stop?
3. How do I contact the Police Department?
4. When do I call 9-1-1?
5. How do I get a copy of a Police Report?

Public Works

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1. Why wasn't my trash, recycling, or yard waste picked up?
2. How do I report a pothole?
3. How do I report a sewer emergency?
4. Whose responsibility is the curbside tree?

Purchasing

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1. Can a bid package be sent before receiving the vendor’s payment?
2. Can the bid package be sent via overnight delivery?
3. How can I get on to your vendor list?

Recreation

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1. How do I register for classes and programs?
2. As a nonresident, am I allowed to sign up for classes?
3. I’d like to teach a course. How do I get started?

Red Light Camera

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1. What is red light running?
2. Is red light running really a problem?
3. What are red light cameras and how do they work?
4. Isn't conventional police enforcement sufficient?
5. Does my community really need red light cameras? I've heard that extending yellow signal timing can be sufficient.
6. Isn't it more dangerous for motorists to slam on their brakes if they fear running a red light rather than to simply keep driving?

Signs

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1. What is the zone of my property?

Tax Collector

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1. When are my property taxes due?
2. When is my sewer rent due?
3. Where do my tax dollars go?

Voting

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1. Am I registered to vote?
2. Where do I vote?
3. Where and how do I register to vote?