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Construction Department

 

  Construction Official

Sal Poli
973-625-8300  ext. 251 
973-625-9278  Fax
Construction Inspections:973-625-8300 x 507
Fire Inspections (for resale)  x 257
Office Hours 8-4 M-F
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The Construction Department is here to assist Township residents when they are making any construction changes to their houses.  Our office has jurisdiction over building, plumbing, electric and fire changes or improvements.  The department's main goal is to ensure that any and all work is code compliant and that proper techniques and procedures are followed for your safety.
COVID 19 Construction and Permitting

SELLING YOUR HOUSE?

Zoning & Land Use Department

ALL CONSTRUCTION FORMS MAY BE FOUND IN THE FORM CENTER
Resources:
Current Codes
Construction FAQ's
Financial Help
Inspections
New Businesses
Call Before
You Dig  1-800-272-1000

 

Projects That Need Permits
All of These Handouts are in our Form/Document Center

 

  • Pools (updated 6/2013)
  • Roofs (only if sheathing is replaced)
  • Basements
  • Garages & Sheds
  • Boilers & Furnaces
  • Sewer & Water Connections
  • Electrical Services & Panels
  • Oil Tank Removals & Installs
  • Wood, Gas or Pellet Stoves, gas logs
  • Demolitions


  • Decks
  • Kitchens & Baths
  • Commercial Roof if more than 25%
  • Retaining Walls
  • Accessory Structures
  • Hot Water Heaters 
  • Gas Piping & Gas Grills
  • Interior Alterations
  •  Central Air Conditioning
  • Fences (zoning permit only)
  • Generators

These are just some of the projects that need permits.  Since we cannot include every possible project,  please call the Building Department before you begin work.   

 

SELLING YOUR HOUSE?

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DEMOLISHING YOUR HOUSE?
Consider donating fixtures, building materials to
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CALL BEFORE YOU DIG

1-800-272-1000