Essex County Building Codes (New Jersey)

Search for Essex County, NJ building code information. A building code search provides information on local building codes, building code violations, building regulations, building rules, approved building plans, rejected building plans, renovation regulations, building code investigations, building inspections, and abatement orders.


Code Enforcement Offices in Essex County, New Jersey are responsible for ensuring compliance with Essex County building codes as well as other rules and regulations. They enforce building codes and zoning regulations, and their records include documents listing the building codes and regulations as well as reports of Essex County building code violations that stem from complaints or inspections. The Essex County Code Enforcement Office investigates potential code violations and keeps records of their reports, including any abatement orders. These records can be used to look up building codes, find code violations, and see approved building plans. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their building code records.

Fairfield Township Code Enforcement Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Newark Code Enforcement Newark NJ 31 Green Street 07102 973-733-6471

Orange Code Enforcement City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4092

Verona Township Construction Code Enforcement Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4834


Town and City Halls in Essex County, New Jersey provide municipal services for their community, including issuing and enforcing building codes. The Town or City Hall is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible Essex County building code violations. They keep records on building codes as well as any changes to the building code, and they may also review and approve building and renovation plans. The Town or City Hall typically has records on approved and rejected plans, investigations of Essex County building code violations, and any punishments or abatement plans for code violations. These records can be useful for prospective Essex County property buyers and property owners, and they are typically available through the Town or City Hall website.

Belleville Town Hall Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Town Hall Verona NJ 600 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4767

West Orange Town Hall West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4000


Building Departments in Essex County, New Jersey create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of this job, Building Departments maintain records on Essex County building codes, reviews of building codes, and record any changes to the code requirements or regulations. They also review and approve building and renovation plans to make sure they meet building codes, and they typically keep records on approved and rejected plans. Essex County Building Department records can identify building codes, find records of Essex County violations, and locate approved building plans. These building code documents are often available online through the local Building Department website.

Belleville Zoning Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Zoning Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4012

Caldwell Building Department Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Caldwell Zoning Caldwell NJ 141 Gould Avenue 07006 973-228-6415

East Orange Planning Department East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5140

Fairfield Township Building Department Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2730

Fairfield Township Zoning Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Glen Ridge Building Department Glen Ridge NJ 825 Bloomfield Avenue 07028 973-748-8444

Irvington Building Department Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6690

Irvington Township Zoning Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-5822

Livingston Building Department Livingston NJ 204 Hillside Avenue 07039 973-535-7961

Livingston Permits Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7953

Millburn Zoning Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7055

Montclair Zoning Montclair NJ 205 Claremont Avenue 07042 973-509-4945

New Jersey State Permits Newark NJ 60 Park Place 07102 609-648-2107

Newark Building Department Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6421

Newark Permits Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3957

Newark Planning Department Newark NJ 1010 18th Avenue 07106 973-733-7516

Nutley Building Department Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4951

Orange Zoning City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4001

Roseland Building Department Roseland NJ 300 Eagle Rock Avenue 07068 973-226-6565

Verona Zoning Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4835

West Orange Permits West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4120

West Orange Planning Department West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4110

West Orange Zoning West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4119