Although the 2020 US Census has ended, the US Census Bureau still conducts additional surveys throughout the year and is hiring field representatives. To view the US Census Bureau flyer, click here: US Census Bureau flyer
The Mt. Ephraim Public Works Department is hiring a full-time driver/laborer. Must have Class B CDL License. Mandatory drug testing as required for all CDL licensed positions. Duties includes driving, snowplowing, trash and recycling collection, general landscaping, and additional labor as needed. 40 hours per week, starting salary $18.55 per hour with a step program. This is a full-time position and includes health benefits, vacation (after six months), paid holidays, clothing and boot allowance and other benefits. Submit application and resume to Jim Beebe, Asst. Supt. of Public Works via email to email@example.com or call 856-931-2529. To access the job application, click here: Mount Ephraim Employment application
Dog licenses have been changed to an October 1 through September 30 licensing period and will continue on that schedule going forward. The deadline to obtain a dog license is November 30 and the fee for a dog license is $18.00 for a neutered dog and $21.00 for a non-neutered dog. As of December 1, a late fee of $20.00 will be added. Any dog not licensed by November 30 will receive a summons to appear in municipal court. If you had already licensed your dog for 2020, that license will not expire until September 30 of 2021. You can renew that license in October of 2021. To apply for a dog license, just complete the application, put in an envelope along with a copy of the current rabies certificate and a check and either mail in or put in our payment dropbox on the back of Borough Hall. We will mail the license and tag to you. For the application, click here: Dog License Application
Planning Board meetings are returning to in-person meetings. Masks and social distancing are required. The next meeting will be Monday, October 26, 2020 at 7:30pm. There is one application for a sub-division to be considered for approval at this meeting. To view the application, click here: Caswell – Bell – Subdivision
The next Mount Ephraim caucus meeting will be an in-person meeting and a Zoom meeting. Participants can come in person to the Mount Ephraim Municipal Building at 121 S. Black Horse Pike or can participate virtually via Zoom. The meeting will be Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at 3:00pm. There will be a budget review meeting with each department head starting at 1:00pm however this will be in-person only. The Zoom and in-person caucus meeting will begin at 3:00pm. Masks are required to be worn in the Municipal Building and social distancing will be observed. For the details on how to access the meeting via Zoom, email the Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-931-1546, ext. 201. The meeting agenda will be posted to this website 24 hours prior to the meeting.
For the November 24 caucus agenda, click here: Nov 24, 2020, Caucus agenda
For the budget workshop agenda, click here: Nov 24, 2020 Agenda for Budget Workshop
For the annual meeting schedule, click here: 2020 meeting schedule
Yard sales are again permitted in Mount Ephraim and no permit is required. HOWEVER-all residents conducting yard sales are to follow Covid-19 rules. Maintain social distancing between visitors and post signs that visitors are required to wear masks.
During the COVID-19 emergency, staff is still working and processing applications. The following is the process for construction, zoning and resale CO applications.
For construction permit applications, click here: Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical and Fire Construction applications
For a zoning permit application, click here: Zoning application
For a resale CO inspection application, click here: Resale CO application
For a smoke/carbon monoxide inspection app, click here: Smoke & Carbon Monoxide inspection applications
Drop completed applications in the can outside the rear door to borough hall offices. We will collect and review and will call you with any questions. Once the application has been reviewed, we will call you with the amount due. You can then drop a check in the payment drop-box on the rear wall of borough hall. We will collect the payment and will then issue the permit and will mail to you.
Exterior inspections can still be done in person. Interior inspections can be done using photos or virtually. If the property is vacant, the interior inspection may be done in person but that determination will be made when you contact us to schedule. To schedule an inspection, email Tara at email@example.com or call 856-931-1546, ext. 205.
For zoning applications, put the completed application, along with your survey and a check payable to Borough of Mount Ephraim for $25, in an envelope and put in the can behind borough hall. We will collect, review and will call you with any questions. Once approved, the approved application will be mailed back to you.
The same process applies to resale inspection applications and smoke/carbon monoxide inspection applications. For questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-931-1546, ext. 205 and leave a voicemail and your call will be returned. Staff is working a staggered schedule so please be patient–your questions will be answered.
Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 135 allowing an online marriage and application process during the COVID-19 emergency. To access the application, click here: Marriage app
The Borough is also doing marriage licenses in-person by appointment. Masks are required. To make an appointment, call 856-931-1546, ext. 205 or email email@example.com.
To access the instructions for online marriages, click here: Instructions for online marriage
There are several ways payments can be made to the Borough. Payments can be mailed, put in the drop-box on the wall of borough hall next to the rear door to the building or can be made online. Be advised there is a fee for the online service as follows: e-check or ACH debit-$1.05; Debit card-$3.95; credit card 2.95% of payment amount. To make payments online, click the following link: https://wipp.edmundsassoc.com/Wipp/?wippid=0425
The following are links to resources for current information on the COVID-19 crisis:
*World Health Organization info https://www.who.int/
*Centers for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
*State of NJ Department of Health info https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml
*Camden County COVID-19 updates https://www.camdencounty.com/service/health-human-services/covid-19-updates/