Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Mayor of Voorhees?

Mayor Michael R. Mignogna

What is the address of the Municipal Building?

2400 Voorhees Town Center
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Standard Building Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday
Main Phone Number: (856) 429 – 7174

On what holidays does the Municipal Building close?

Friday, January 1, 2016 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Day
Monday, February 15, 2016 Presidents’ Day
Friday, March 25, 2016 Good Friday
Monday, May 30, 2016 Memorial Day Observed
Monday, July 04, 2016 Fourth of July
Monday, September 05, 2016 Labor Day
Monday, October 10, 2016 Columbus Day Observed
Thursday, November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25, 2016 Day after Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 23, 2016 Day before Christmas Eve
Monday, December 26, 2016 Day after Christmas

Who are my elected Township Committee members?

Jason Ravitz, Deputy Mayor – (856) 882 – 1179
Michelle Nocito – 882 – 1176
Michael S. Friedman – (856) 882 – 1180
Harry A. Platt – (856) 882 – 1177
Michael R. Mignogna (Mayor) – (856) 882 – 1178

What are the Emergency phone numbers for this area?

Police Department – DIAL 911
Non – Emergencies – (856) 428 – 5400
Fire & EMS – DIAL 911
Headquarters & Administration: (856) 783 – 6630

How do I register to vote?

You may fill out a registration form at the Municipal Clerk’s Office in Town Hall or visit the County Store.
Both offices are located on the second floor at the Voorhees Town Center Mall.

Registration forms are also available on the Camden County website at www.camdencounty.com

How do I contact the Voorhees Township Schools?

Voorhees Township School Administration Building
329 Rt. 73
Voorhees, NJ 08043
www.voorhees.k12.nj.us
(856) 751 – 8446

Eastern Regional High School
1401 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
www.eastern.k12.nj.us
(856) 784 – 4441

Whom do I call about trash and recycling?

Call the Sanitation Department at (856) 428 – 5499

How do I report a pothole?

Report potholes on any local road by calling:
Voorhees Public Works at (856) 428 – 3136

Report potholes on a county road by calling the Camden County Highway Department at (856) 566 – 2980

County Roads

Burnt Mill Road
Evesham Road
Gibbsboro Kirkwood Road
Gibbsboro Kirkwood Road
Haddonfile-Berlin Road
Lafayette Avenue
Preston Avenue
Haddonfield/Berlin Road (Country Route 561)
Somerdale Road

Report potholes on state roads by calling:
NJ Department of Transportation: (856) 486 – 6631

State Roads

Route 73

How do I obtain a Police report?

You can obtain a Police report by calling:
Records Division at (856) 627 – 5858

How do I reach the Animal Control Officer?

The Animal Control Officer is John Mickelwright. You can reach the Animal Control Office 24/7 for any issues:
Phone: 609-306-2277 or 609-610-4191

Do I need a permit for a shed, deck, pool or addition to my house?

Yes, these permits may be obtained through the
Zoning Office at (856) 429 – 0647

How do I apply for a building, plumbing, and/or electrical permit?

Visit or call the Construction Office at (856) 429 – 7759

Whom do I call to report property maintenance violations?

Contact the Office of Code Enforcement at (856) 428 – 5914

Where do I inquire about my tax bill?

Contact the Tax Collector’s Office at (856) 429 – 7762

Where do I inquire about my township sewer bill?

Contact the Tax Collector’s Office at (856) 429 – 7762

Where can I apply for a marriage license?

Contact the Vital Statistics’ Office of at (856) 429 – 4482

Where do I obtain a dog and/or cat license?

Contact the Township Clerk’s Office at (856) 429 – 7757

Where can I get information on starting a business within the township?

Contact the Office of Economic Development at (856) 429 – 0473

Where is the closest hospital?

Virtua Hospital Voorhees Division operates a full service hospital
100 Bowman Drive, Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 247 – 3000

Where is the local Post Office branch?

Main Office

504 Centennial Blvd.
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 489 – 8052

Where can I obtain a Birth Certificate?

Contact the Vital Statistics’ Office at (856) 429 – 4482

Where can I obtain Assessment information about my home?

Call or visit the Tax Assessor’s Office at (856) 429 – 7767

When are Township Committee meetings held?

Township Committee regular meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of every month commencing at 8:00 p.m. preceded by a caucus at 7:30 p.m.

Township Committee work meetings are held on the third Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m.

(Please Note: Some meetings may be adjusted to accommodate holidays that fall on those specific dates)

If you need additional information, call (856) 429 – 7757

View Township Committee Agendas

When are Zoning meetings held?

Zoning Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of every month commencing at 7:30 PM, preceded by a caucus at 7:00 PM.

If you need additional information call (856) 429 – 0647

View Zoning Board Agendas

When are Planning meetings held?

Planning Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month 7:30 PM preceded by a caucus at 7:00 PM.

(The first Wednesday of the month is a reserved date for special meetings if needed)

If you need additional information call (856) 429 – 2427

View Planning Board Agendas

When are the Environmental Commission meetings held?

Environmental Commissions meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month 7:00 PM

If you need additional information call (856) 429 – 0647

View Environmental Commission Agendas

When does the Economic Development Committee meet?

Economic Development Committee meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m.

If you need additional information call (856) 216 – 0473

View Economic Development Agendas

Who are my Camden County Freeholders?

These elected officials are the seven-member governing body of Camden County.

Their offices are located at:
520 Market Street Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225 – 5000

The current Freeholders are:

Louis Cappelli, Jr., Director
Michelle Gentek
Ian K. Leonard
Scot N. McCray
Edwards T. McDonnell, Deputy Director
Jeffrey L. Nash
Carmen G. Rodriguez

Who is my State Senator?

6th District
Senator James Beach (D)
1309 Route 70 West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 429 – 1572
senbeach@njleg.org

Who are my General Assembly Representatives?

Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald
1101 Laurel Oak Ave.
Suite 150
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 435 – 1247
asmgreenwald@njleg.org

Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt
1101 Laurel Oak Ave.
Suite 150
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 435 – 1247
aswlampitt@njleg.org

Who is my Congressional Representative?

Donald Norcross
10 Melrose Avenue
Phone: (856) 427 – 7000
Fax: (856) 427 – 4109

1531 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225 – 6501
Fax: (202) 225 – 6583

Who are the US Senators representing New Jersey?

Cory Booker
(973) 623 – 0692
Washington Office: (202) 224 – 3224
www.booker.senate.gov

Senator Robert Menendez
208 White Horse Pike, Suite 18
Barrington, New Jersey 08007
(856) 757 – 5353

Who is the New Jersey Govenor?

Christopher Christie
Office of the Governor
PO Box 001
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 292 – 6000