Construction Official & Fire Subcode Official
Building Subcode Official
Electrical Subcode Official
The Construction Code Division is responsible for assuring compliance with the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code. We provide construction permit review and inspection services for Building, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire Protection systems during new construction and rehabilitation of existing structures. Here you will find some helpful guides and information regarding how to and when to obtain permits.
You can search online for permit records on a property. Signing up is easy and FREE.
Inspections can be requested on line through the SDL Portal 24/7. If using the phone, inspections are requested 7:30 am to 3:00pm by calling Cindy at 908-204-3172 please have your permit number ready.
Inspections are performed Monday thru Friday between 8:00am and 2:00pm same day inspections are not available. UPDATE: 4-12-22 We are now offering inspections Tuesday and Wednesday between 3pm and 5pm.
See this document for more details: Inspection Scheduling
Click here to schedule an inspection.
PERMIT PICK UP
Permits can only be picked up between the hours of 7:30am and 3:00pm
Frequently Asked Questions
A construction permit is required for everything that is not considered an ordinary repair or maintenance. Permits are required for Finishing Basements, Decks, Raised Patios, Swimming Pools, Renovating Bathrooms & Kitchens, Water Heaters, Sheds, Gazebos, new Electrical wiring and new Plumbing installations. (This list is not all inclusive please contact us with any questions).
A penalty of $2000 is assessed and any work done may be required to be removed.
Depending on the project if prior approvals (Zoning, Engineering, Health etc.) are not required a minimum of 20 business days should be planned for processing applications.
Permits are charged based on the project and in accordance with the construction code fee schedule which can be found in the township ordinances Chapter 12 Section 1.3.
No. Every inspection is unique and some take longer than others. When we schedule the inspections we give you the next available day. Inspections are conducted Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-2:00pm.
Call the office and get the inspections. No penalty will be incurred. If you are cited for not obtaining final inspections the penalty will be $2000.