This office issues building permits (electrical, fire, construction, plumbing, and demolition) and schedules/performs inspections. Permits are required for building additions; changes to electrical or plumbing systems; or to install or replace structures such as decks, pools, hot tubs, fire alarm systems, wood stoves, or fireplaces.
Contact the Building Department at 973-627-8035 to find out if you need a permit before you begin your work. Remember, the purpose of permits is to protect you and your neighbors by ensuring that the work is accomplished in accordance with the building codes.
The Morris County Housing Rehabilitation Program provides funds to income eligible homeowners to address major system failures in their primary residence. Click here for more information.