Various reports that the Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services issues.
The Division occasionally makes requests of the NJ Office of the Attorney General for official opinions on statutory matters falling within or related to the Division s areas of responsibility. Responses deemed to be of particular interest to New Jersey s municipalities are available from this web link.
Links to information on topics of local government financial management laws, policies, procedures and guidance.
Municipal and county government reports related to budget and debt administration and document filings with the Division.
Click here to go to the Fiscal Reports page.
Local Finance Notices are issued by the Division to provide guidance and information to local municipalities, agencies and officials concerning legal and regulatory aspects of various functional areas and programs.
Notices are categorized and are available in pdf format from this web link.
Publications which for the most part are not available through other links on the LGS homepage are contained within this category.
Click here to go to the Miscellaneous Publications
The reports available here are summaries of municipal budget, debt, property tax, and other pertinent information about New Jersey’s 566 municipalities. Similar information on counties is being developed and will be posted when completed. Data on prior years is also being prepared and will be posted as it is completed.
A Glossary that explains various terms used in the report is also available. Questions on the information or data can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Compliance information, guidance, and forms concerning administration of “pay-to-play” laws affecting all local government units.
Information about and amounts of State aid granted to municipalities and municipal budget information is available in various formats from this web link.
The Division provides information for inquiries about the administration and enforcement of municipal property taxes. Property tax levies and tax rates for all municipalities can be found here. Information on the Division’s database of information concerning property tax billing services and municipal tax collection practices are also here. Information on the Division's database of information concerning property tax billing services and municipal tax collection practices can get from this web link.
This area provides a listing of Division and Local Finance Board rule making activities. It includes lists and text of rule proposals, adoptions, amendments, repeals, and public notices. It will also include the full text of rules that are currently in effect. Rules of the Division and Board affect the administrative practices of municipalities, counties, local authorities, fire districts, and in some cases Board of Education. They are issued in accordance with the state’s Administrative Procedures Act N.J.S.A. 52:14b-1 et seq.
Click here to go the Rules & Regulations page.