Construction Office

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch between 1:00 & 2:00

PHONE: 908-850-0660 ext. 118
FAX: 908-852-2538

It is the Owner or Contractor’s responsibility to request all required inspections at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the time needed. Inspections are to be performed within three (3) business days.

Please call the Construction Office at 908-850-0660 ext 118 when the work is completed in order to schedule an inspection.

When calling for an inspection, leave the following information: Permit number; block and lot; name and address of property owner; type of inspection; and requested date.

It is the owner’s obligation to call this office every six (6) months to let us know the status of the work.

Failure to call for inspections and proceeding to the next phase of work is a violation of the code and could result in a fine of $500.

Inspection Schedule (Inspection Days Subject to Change)

Inspection Schedule
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Basic Information for Construction Permits


A Zoning Permit must be obtained prior to the issuance of Construction Permits for the following work:

New Buildings – residential & commercial
Tenant Fit-Outs
Swimming Pools (both in-ground and above-ground)
Accessory structures: sheds, garages, etc.

Please contact the Zoning Department at (908)852-3702 directly for more information.

All commercial buildings, additions and fit-out applications must be submitted with two sets of sealed architectural drawings.

A licensed electrician and plumber must seal all commercial permit applications.

For new residential buildings/additions, there is a requirement for two sets of sealed architectural drawings. A homeowner may submit their own drawings, however, all pertinent code information must be included.

For further information, please contact the Construction Department at
(908)850-0660 ext. 118

NOTE: If applications are being downloaded from this website, please be advised that all applications MUST be submitted in triplicate, with original signatures on all copies.

Construction Jacket and Permits

Construction Permit Jacket
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Building Permit - Must be Filled out in Triplicate
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Electric Permit - Must be Filled out in Triplicate
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Plumbing Permit - Must be Filled out in Triplicate
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Fire Permit - Must be Filled out in Triplicate
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CCO Instructions

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