Bridgewater Township Municipal Building 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (908) 725-6300 Monday- Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

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Vital Statistics


The Office of Vital Statistics is up and running. We are here to assist with the majority of our daily functions via mail, email or fax.  

The best way for you to reach us is via email as follows:
Connie Delrocco 
Vilma Day

To reach us via mail:
Attention: Office of Vital Statistics
100 Commons Way
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

To reach us via telephone:
  (908) 725-6300
Connie Delrocco: Ext. 5551
Vilma Day: Ext. 5201



  • Register Vital events including Births, Marriages & Deaths
  • Issue Marriage Licenses
  • Issue Certified copies of Marriage, Birth & Death Certificates
  • Issue Amendments to Marriage, Birth & Death Certificates
  • Maintain copies of all vital records where event occurred in Bridgewater Township
  • Corrections to vital records can be submitted to the State Department of Vital Statistics and Registry (where applicable)


  • Applications for marriage/civil union are taken in the Municipality where either applicant lives
  • Applications are by appointment only (908) 725-6300 ext. 5201, 5551
  • A witness, 18 years or older must be present, proper ID is required (Valid driver’s license/ Passport/ State/Federal ID

Required Documents when applying for a Marriage/Civil Union License

  • Proof of Identity:
    • Valid driver’s license/ Passport/ State/Federal ID
  • Proof of Residency:
    • Valid driver’s license / utility bill /  lease / tax return
  • Name and Birth place (country or state) of both sets of parents (Maiden name of Mother)
  • Name, address and phone number of the person performing the ceremony
  • Name of place, and city where event will take place
  • $28.00 payable in cash, check, or money order
  • Death certificate or divorce papers, if applicable
  • Social Security Number

Additional information regarding marriage of civil unions can be found here


This office, upon request, supplies certified copies of non-genealogical vital records of all births, deaths and marriage/civil unions where the event took place in Bridgewater Township.

Each copy is $25.00 and $2.00 for each additional certified copy.

Cash (exact change) check or money order made out to “Bridgewater Township”. We do not accept credit/debit cards.

To request a certified copy of a vital record by mail, fill out an application, include driver’s license with current address (cannot send to P.O. Box) and include a check or money order for $25.00 for the first copy and $2.00 for each additional copy. Please include a self addressed stamped envelope and mail to:

Bridgewater Health Department/Vital Statistics
100 Commons Way
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Click here to download “Request for Certified Copy of a Vital Record” form.



A domestic partnership is for couples of the same sex OR couples that opposite sex and who are both 62 years of age or older. Couples must meet certain requirements.

The Affidavit of Domestic Partnership is not available as an electronic form. It is a carbon copy form that must be obtained from our offices.

View all Domestic Partnership requirements and information here.

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Important Notice


Please be sure to check SPAM folders and other e-mail filters sometimes handled by your ISP or e-mail provider. Particularly with GMAIL. GOOGLE has made improvements in their e-mail filters and we have seen an increase of Bridgewater Township emails going to SPAM folders.

You may “whitelist” appropriate senders addresses to prevent this. Please ask your provider for directions.

For security purposes, all emails to Township email addresses must contain a name, address, and phone number in order to receive a response. In addition, no email containing an attachment will be opened by Township employees without prior notification from the sender.

The following contact numbers are related to the Bridgewater Municipal Building and are sorted by extension number.  Click on each bolded name to send an email to that person.

Mayor of Bridgewater 908.725.6300 x5000 Matthew C. Moench
Contact the entire Council in one email
Council President Timothy Ring   Timothy Ring
Councilman Vice President Howard Norgalis   Howard Norgalis
Councilman Michael Kirsh   Michael Kirsh
Councilman Allen Kurdyla    Allen Kurdyla
Councilman Filipe Pedroso   Filipe Pedroso
Township Administrator 908.725.6300 x5000 Michael Pappas
Deputy Township Administrator 908.725.6300 x5000 Wells Winegar
Office of Constituent Relations 908.725.6300 x5888 Scott Maraldo
Township Clerk 908.725.6300 x5025 Grace Njuguna
Fire Official 908.725.6300 x5555 Thomas Scalera  
Human Resources Officer
908.725.6300 x5045 Christine Madrid
Chief Finance Officer 908.725.6300 x5110 William Pandos
Purchasing Agent 908.725.6300 x5043 Sarah Housman
Accounts Payable 908.725.6300 x5103 Pat DeSarno
Tax Assessor 908.725.6300 x5121 Anthony DiRado
Tax Collector 908.725.6300 x5145 Darrow Murdock
Director of Municipal Services and Sewer Utility Director  908.725.6300 x5515 Thomas Genova
Township Engineer 908.725.6300 x5090 William Burr
Code Enforcement Superintendent 908.725.6300 x5565 John Tillotson
Public Works Superintendent 908.725.6300 x6000 Richard Shimp
Township Planner 908.725.6300 x5535 Scarlett Doyle
Zoning Officer 908.725.6300 x5541 Roger Dornbierer
Land Use Coordinator 908.725.6300 x5530 Nancy Probst
Director of Health & Human Services 908.725.6300 x5210 Christine Madrid
Health Officer 908.725.6300 x5205 Kevin Sumner 
Recreation Superintendent 908.725.6300 x5300 Rachel Barrett
Registrar of Vital Statistics 908.725.6300 x5551 Constance Delrocco
Senior Services Coordinator 908.725.8020 Jennifer Osterberg
Township Attorney 908.526.0707 Christopher Corsini
Court Administrator 908.725.6300 x5404 Jenni Peterson
Police Chief 908.725.6300 x4034 John Mitzak

The following contacts are related centers and people around Bridgewater Township.

Somerset Regional Animal Shelter 908.725.0308 Brian Bradshaw
Bridgewater Board of Education 908.685.2777 Robert Beers
Somerset County Library 908.526.4016 x129 Brian Auger


Division of Health and Community Services
General Information

The Bridgewater Health and Human Services Department is responsible for a variety of functions, including the following:

•           Communicable Disease Control

•           Food Safety
•           Nuisance Complaints (For Zoning Complaints, contact the Zoning Department)
•           Water Quality Test Review
•           Rabies Control
•           Environmental Health
•           Liaising with Child Health Services
•           Liaising with Adult Health Services


For an application to operate a Retail Food Establishment, click here

For an application for a Temporary Food Event Vendor Registration, click here

For an application for a Temporary Food Event Sponsor, click here

For an application to operate a Public Recreational Bathing (pool) Facility, click here

For an application to Register a Massage Establishment, click here 

For an application to perform Soil Characteristics test, click here

For an application to operate a Body Art establishment, click here

For an application for a permit to locate and construct an individual sewage disposal system, click here

For an application for a permit to pump an abandoned septic system, click here

For an application for permit to construct or decommission a well, click here

Bridgewater is part of the Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission whose mission is to improve the health of our community and environment through the use of prevention services, health promotion and protection strategies.

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Environmental Health

Inspection Results

Vital Statistics / Registrar

Forms & Applications


The Director of Human Services, Christine Madrid, can be reached at (908) 725-6300 ext. 5210, or by email at 

Or you can reach one of our Health Inspectors:

Shahira Morell 
(908) 725-6300 ext. 5200
Patty Timko-Parker 
(908) 725-6300 ext. 5205 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Responsible Department Phone number
Accident Reports Police Records 908-725-4044
Animal Service Somerset County Animal Shelter 908-725-0308
Bingo Applications Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Birth Certificates Vital Statistics 908-725-6300 ext. 5551
Block and Lot Tax Assessor 908-725-6300 ext. 5121
Bulky Waste Public Works 908-725-6300 ext. 6000
Cat Licenses Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Construction Permits Code Enforcement 908-725-6300 ext. 5560
Code Book Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext 5025
Death Certificates Vital Statistics 908-725-6300 ext 5551
Decks (inspections) Code Enforcement 908-725-6300 ext. 5560
Demolitions Code Enforcement 908-725-6300 ext. 5560
Development Questions Planning 908-725-6300 ext. 5530
Dog Licenses Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Elections and Voting Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Employment Opportunities Human Resources 908-725-6300 ext. 5040
Fire and Rescue Information Volunteer Fire and Rescue Groups Various (see web link)
Health Services Health Services (908) 725-6300 ext. 5210
Home Fire Safety Requirements and Application Fire Safety 908-725-6300 ext. 5550
Home Occupation Zoning 908-725-6300 ext 5541
Leaf Bags Public Works 908-725-6300 ext. 6000
Limousine Certificates Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Maps (street, zoning, fire districts, voting districts) Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Marriage Licenses Vital Statistics 908-725-6300 ext. 5551
Minutes: Planning Planning 908-725-6300 ext. 5530
Minutes: Town Council Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Minutes: Zoning Zoning 908-725-6300 ext. 5530
Noise Complaints Health 908-725-6300 ext. 5210
Pet Adoption Somerset Regional Animal Shelter 908-725-0308
Potholes Public Works 908-725-6300 ext. 6000
Raffle Applications Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5020
Property Tax Rebates Tax Collector 908-725-6300 ext.. 5145
Recreation Programs Recreation 908-725-6300 ext.. 5300
Septic System (abandonment) Health 908-725-6300 ext. 5210
Sewer Bills Tax Collector 908-725-6300 ext. 5145
Snow Removal Public Works 908-725-6300 ext. 6000
Soil Disturbance Permits Engineering 908-725-6300 ext. 5500
Street Openings Engineering 908-725-6300 ext. 5500
Streetlights PSE&G or


Subdivision Applications Planning 908-725-6300 ext. 5530
Tax Bills Tax Collector 908-725-6300 ext. 5145
Township Code Township Clerk 908-725-6300 ext. 5025
Tree Removal Engineering 908-725-6300 ext. 5515
Water Quality Health 908-725-6300 ext. 5210
Yard Waste Public Works 908-725-6300 ext. 6000
Zoning Questions Zoning 908-725-6300 ext. 5541
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