Surf City is governed under the Borough form of government outlined in Chapter 60 of Title 40A of the New Jersey Statutes Annotated. The administrative chapter has been drafted in conformity with the Borough law and in many instances provisions have been restated. Other enabling laws relevant to this chapter are N.J.S.A. 2A:9-7, et seq., Municipal Court; N.J.S.A. 40:55D-69, Zoning Board of Adjustment; N.J.S.A. 40:55D-23, Planning Board; N.J.S.A. 26:3-1, Board of Health; and N.J.S.A. 40A:114-118, Police Department and N.J.S.A. 40A:14-7, Fire Department.
For Statutes requiring the taking of oaths of office and requiring bond of certain officers and employees, see Local Fiscal Affairs Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:5-33 et seq.
For salary grades and ranges, wages, compensation and fees of all officers and employees of the Borough, see annual Salary Ordinances of the Borough. Such ordinances are not included in these Revised Ordinances, but are saved from repeal. See Adopting Ordinance.