The form of government in the Township of Maurice River is the Township Form which comprises Chapter 63 in Title 40A of the New Jersey Revised Statutes. The Administrative Chapter has been drafted in conformity with the Township law and in many instances, provisions of the Township law have been restated in the Code. Other enabling laws pertaining to the Administrative Chapter are N.J.S.A. 40A:14-1, et seq., Police and Fire Departments; N.J.S.A. 2A:8-1 et seq., Municipal Court; N.J.S.A. 40:55D-69, Zoning Board of Adjustment; N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1, Planning Board; N.J.S.A. 26:3-1 et seq., Board of Health; Environmental Advisory Committee, N.J.S.A. 40:48-2 and 40:55D-27. Other authority to regulate the internal affairs of the Township is contained in N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.
Salaries and compensation of officers and employees of Township of Maurice River are not included in this Code. The Salary Ordinance is on file in the Office of the Township Clerk and copies are available for examination by the public.