Code Enforcement Department
The Code Enforcement Office is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code (UCC). The UCC dictates what building codes are to be used in the design and construction of new buildings, additions, alterations, reconstructions, etc of residential and non- residential structures. This division issues construction permits and conducts the necessary inspections to verify the work performed is to the codes. View the adopted codes and standards for the State of New Jersey. Construction permit application forms are available at the Code Enforcement Office in Borough Hall.
To schedule an inspection please call (908) 725-9478 x 117 and have the permit number, address and block/lot of the property, and the type of inspection being requested available. Do not leave a message on the voicemail system to schedule the inspections. Please leave your contact information and your call will be returned to schedule the inspection.
Code Enforcement Office is also responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Borough’s property maintenance code. This office enforces the International Property Maintenance Code adopted by the International Code Council and other relative Borough Ordinances. To file property maintenance complaints please contact the office at (908) 725-9478 x 117.