New Construction Requiring Permits

Any type of new building

  • New residential dwelling

  • New residential modular dwelling

  • Addition

  • Add a level or dormer

  • Demolition of a structure or pool

  • New installation, total replacement of, and additions to a Deck

  • Fences over 6 feet (except pool fences used as the barrier less than 6 ft requires a construction permit)

  • Lawn sprinkler backflow devices

  • Finished basement

  • Fireplace/wood stove

  • Pole barn

  • Set a modular trailer

  • Hot water heater

  • Furnace/boiler

  • Gas piping

  • Add new air conditioning

  • Add water connection

  • Add sewer connection

  • Radon mitigation work

  • Burglary system (Commercial only)

  • Oil/gas tank removal/installation

  • Antennas and satellite dishes

  • Installation swimming pools (above and in-ground including blow up and soft side  pools)

  • New Generator installation

  • New Solar installation (residential or Commercial)

Applicant must submit two copies of the construction plans that can be drawn either by the applicant for his/her own one family dwelling or by a licensed NJ Architect or Engineer. Applicant must also submit a copy of a survey for some of the above, call Code Services office for details: (732) 721-5600, Ext. 2420.