OFFICE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CODE OFFICIAL

The Office of the Construction Code Official is empowered by the Jersey City Municipal Code to:

  • Administer and enforce the State Uniform Construction Code and conduct the centralized issuance of permits and inspection services.

  • The condemnation of properties in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:48-2.3 et seq.

  • Issue permits for alterations, additions, new buildings, and inspections both before and after occupancy is permitted.

  • Conduct ongoing inspections of elevators, swimming pools, backflow preventers.

  • Register non-state licensed contractors.

HOURS OF OPERATION        

Office
Monday -  Friday   9 a.m. to 5 p.m.    

Counter
Monday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*Last customer admitted 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Department Contact Info

  • phone(201) 547-5055
  • fax(201) 547-5270
  • 30 Montgomery Street
    Room 412
    Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Raymond Meyer, Construction Code Official

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