Construction Permits Needed

The list below outlines the permits and information needed for various construction projects. If you have a problem or question, please contact the Construction Office, 609-298-2800, Ext. 2121.

Requirements For Permit Submittal:

New House:
Land Use Submittal
All prior approvals that apply – for example: septic, well, etc.
Applications need to indicate description of work - New House, any porches, decks,
     attached garage, etc..
Building Subcode Technical Section
Electrical Subcode Technical Section
Fire Subcode Technical Section
Plumbing Subcode Technical Section
Construction Permit
Construction Permit Jacket
Builders Registration or affidavit (homeowner only) for new house construction
Energy Subcode Compliance
Two sets of sealed architectural plans or two sets of signed homeowner plans and
     affidavit attesting to the fact homeowner prepared plans.
Any specs on fireplace, boiler, furnace, a/c
Gas and plumbing schematics
Electrical schematics
TJI layout
Ductwork layout and materials

Additions:
Land Use Submittal
Applications need to indicate description of work: what kind of rooms, etc.
Building Subcode Technical Section
Electrical Subcode Technical Section
Fire Subcode Technical Section
Plumbing Subcode Technical Section
Construction Permit
Construction Permit Jacket
Energy Subcode Compliance
Two sets of sealed architectural plans or two sets of signed homeowner plans and affidavit 
      attesting to the fact homeowner prepared plans.
Any specs on fireplace, boiler, furnace, a/c
Gas and plumbing schematics
Electrical schematics
TJI layout
Ductwork layout and materials

Pool permits require:
Land Use Submittal
Building Subcode Technical Section
Electrical Subcode Technical Section
Plumbing Subcode Technical Section if pool heater being installed, along with
      gas schematic and heater information
Construction Permit
Construction Permit Jacket
Filter, pump info.
2 sealed pool drawings

General Info:
Make sure all technical forms and the jacket are signed 
      (sealed if licensed electrical or plumbing contractors).
Cost estimates on each technical and total on the construction permit.
Chimney certification for furnace replacement
Fire Sprinkler Shop drawings, kitchen hood, cooking suppression.

Detached garages require separate permits
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