City Clerk & Registrar of Vital Statistics

The Office of the City Clerk is the public’s link to government records, licensing, and permits, voting information and in Sea Isle, Vital Records such as marriage, birth and death records. As the Secretary to the Governing Body, the Office of the City Clerk also maintains information regarding City Council and has a variety of resources for citizens.



  • Transferable between vehicles

Any vehicle with a parking permit shall be permitted to park continuously (including overnight) in any metered parking space or any metered City parking lot; except 15 minute metered parking limit spaces must be followed and no overnight parking at the Cape May County Library parking lot.

Please note that if you park your vehicle with the intention of leaving it for an extended time, you must check at least daily that the police department has not designated the spot as “No Parking for Special Event." This police designation will be done at least 24 hours in advance of the event. If you do not move your vehicle, it will be towed.

The Office of the Municipal Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics is responsible for storing and maintaining government records. The definition of a government record is “any document that has been made, maintained or kept on file in the course of official business by a public agency or an official agency or that has been received in the course of official business by a public agency or an officer of that public agency.”

The Clerk’s Office can assist you with the following:

  • City Code of Ordinances is also available online
  • Dog License (must bring proof of rabies valid for at least 10 months at the time of licensing)
  • Election Information
  • Garage and Yard Sale Permits
  • Marriage License Information
  • Mercantile Business License (Renewal)
  • Mercantile Business License (Mercantile New Business License & Zoning Application)
  • Mercantile Rental Permit
  • Ordinances as Introduced or Adopted but not Codified
  • Parking Permit Seasonal Rules
  • Parking Permit Seasonal Application
  • Parking Permit Weekly Application
  • Parking Permit Weekly Rules
  • Public Records Request (OPRA)
  • Voter Registration Information

All marriages, deaths and births that occurred in the City of Sea Isle City are recorded in the Office of the Registrar.  An application for a Certified Copy of a Vital Record can only be issued to individuals who have a direct link to the individual(s) named on the vital record.  Proof of identity in the form of a Photo ID is required.  Each certified copy is $5.00.

Click here for all City Clerk & Registrar of Vital Statistics department forms.

General Information
Municipal Clerk & Registrar of Vital Statistics
Shannon Romano
Deputy Clerk & Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics
Erika MacMurray
Clerk Typist II
Michele Morrissey
233 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Sea Isle City,