All Municipal Permits

The following is a list of commonly requested residential permits.

Certificate of Appropriateness for Preservation of Historic Landmarks

Use this permit to request exterior changes to a building with a historical landmark status.

Auctioneer and Action Application

Use this permit to host an auction.

Banner Display Request Form

Use this permit to request to display a banner on the Borough's banner poles located on Washington Street at the intersection of South Summit and the Washington street by-pass.

Block Party Request

Use this permit to request to close a street to vehicular traffic .

Centennial House Plaque for Historic Homes

Use this form to request a bronze plaque to acknowledge a historic home.

Field and Facility Reservation

Click here to reserve facilities and spaces in Tenafly

Fencing Request

Use this form to request a zoning permit for fences, walls or hedges.

Film Permit

Use this form to request approval for still or motion filming for commercial or educational purposes. 

Garage Sale Application

Use this form to request a permit to conduct a garage sale, lawn sale, attic sale, rummage sale, estate sale or flea market sale.

Landlord Registration Statement

Use this form to register as a landlord for a property in Tenafly.

Non-Genealogical Vital Records Request Form

Use this form to request a record of births occurring within the last 80 years, marriages occurring within the last 50 years, deaths occurring within the last 40 years and all civil union and domestic partnerships.

Open Public Records Act Request Form for the Tenafly Police Department

Use this form to request public record information from the Tenafly Police Department.

Open Public Records Act Request Form for the Borough of Tenafly 

Use this form to request public record information from the Tenafly Police Department.

Pet Registration

Use this permit to obtain a pet license.

Quarterly Property Tax Payment Direct Withdrawals

Use this form to request direct withdrawals to pay quarterly property taxes.

Raffle License

Use this application to apply for a permit to conduct a raffle.

Registration Form for Vacant Properties

Use this form to register a vacant or abandoned residential property.

Sign Permit

Use this form to request approval to display a sign on residential or commercial property.

Site Plan Review Request

Use this form to request a review of a site.

Social Affair Permit

Use this form to request approval to hold a social event.

Soil Moving Permit

Use this form to request large amounts of soil related to home improvement or development.

Sidewalk Repair or Replacement Permit

Use this form to request approval to repair or replace the residential sidewalk on your property.

Subdivision Permit

Use this form to request a subdivision of a residential property.

Storage Container Permit

Use this form to request for the use of on-site storage containers.  The use of the containers cannot exceed 90 days.

Tenafly Crossing Housing Application

Use this form if you are interested in applying to purchase one of the available affordable units at The Crossing at Tenafly.

Tenafly Events Package

Use this form to request the right to hold an event in the Borough of Tenafly.

Temporary Food License

Use this form to request approval to operate a temporary food service establishment.

Tenafly Housing Rehabilitation Program

Use this form to submit for an interest free home improvement loan.

Tenafly Message Board Display Request

Use this form to request the display of a message on the Borough's electronic message display board located at the corner of Riveredge road and Tenafly road.

Tenafly Plaza Housing Application

Use this form if you are interested in applying to purchase one of the available affordable units at The Plaza at Tenafly.

Tree Removal Permit

Use this form to request approval to remove a tree from your property related to home improvement or development.

Zoning Permits

Use this form to request a zoning permit.  Zoning permits are required before constructing or erecting any building or structure including new buildings, interior alterations, sheds, decks, etc.