Requirements For Opening a Small Business

Each municipality has specific zoning requirements for business. For a municipality’s requirements, you should contact the zoning board or construction code official in that municipality.

You must also have a Mercantile License. These licenses must be renewed annually. Each municipality’s licensing requirements vary as to cost and the types of businesses that are to be covered.

The following pages list the twenty-four municipalities including their addresses and telephone numbers for Gloucester County. Please contact them for specific information.

Gloucester County Municipalities

Borough of Clayton
125 N. Delsea Dr.
Clayton, NJ 08312
856-881-2882
Township of Deptford
1011 Cooper Street
Deptford, NJ 08096
845-5300
Township of East Greenwich
159 Democrat Rd.
Mickleton, NJ 08056
423-0654
Township of Elk
667 Whig Lane Road
Monroeville, NJ 08343
881-6525
Township of Franklin
PO Box 300
1571 Delsea Dr.
Franklinville, NJ 08322
694-1234
Borough of Glassboro
1 S. Main St.
Glassboro, NJ 08028
881-9230
Township of Greenwich
420 Washington Street
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
423-1038
Township of Harrison
114 Bridgeton Pike
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
478-4111 
Township of Logan
125 Main St.
PO Box 314
Bridgeport, NJ 08014
467-3424 
Township of Mantua
401 Main Street
Mantua, NJ 08051
468-1500
Township of Monroe
125 Virginia Ave.
Williamstown, NJ 08094
728-9800
Borough of National Park
7 South Grove Ave.
National Park, NJ 08063
845-3891
Borough of Newfield
18 Catawba Ave.
Newfield, NJ 08344
697-1100
Borough of Paulsboro
1211 Delaware St.
Paulsboro, NJ 08066
423-1500
Borough of Pitman
110 S. Broadway
Pitman, NJ 08071
589-3522
Township of South Harrison
PO Box 113
Harrisonville, NJ 08039
769-3737
Borough of Swedesboro
PO Box 56
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
467-0202
Township of Washington
PO Box 1106
523 Egg Harbor Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080
589-0520
Borough of Wenonah
1 South West Ave.
Wenonah, NJ 08090
468-5228
Township of W. Deptford
400 Crown Point Rd.
PO Box 89
845-4004
Thorofare, NJ 08086
Borough of Westville
1035 Broadway
Westville, NJ 08093
456-0030
City of Woodbury
33 Delaware St.
PO Box 180
Woodbury, NJ 08096
845-1300
Borough of Woodbury Hts.
500 Elm Ave.
Woodbury Hts., NJ 08097
848-2832
Township of Woolwich
121 Woodstown Rd.
Woolwich, NJ 08085
467-2666