Construction Office

1600 Shore Road
Northfield, NJ 08225

Phone 609-641-2832 ext 141
Fax 609-641-7042

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 4pm, excluding holidays
The Uniform Construction Code Office is supervised by the city's Construction Official, Matt Doran.

The Construction Official supervises and coordinates the activities of all inspectors for the purpose of providing required inspection and plan review services. The Construction Official accounts for and maintains such funds as are collected for all such activities of the department.


Permits are needed for new homes, additions, alterations, garages, demolition, sheds, swimming pools, heating, air conditioning, decks, etc.

Permit may require a survey, zoning application, two sets of plans and building, electric, fire protection, and plumbing technicals.  Please check with our construction office to see what is required.

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