30 Montgomery Street
Room 412 (Main Office)
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel: Main - (201) 547-5055
Tel: RRC Only - (201) 547-4218
Fax: (201) 547-5270

Raymond Meyer, Construction Code Official 

The Office of the Construction Code (also known as the Building Department) is empowered by §3-75 of the Jersey City Municipal Code to:

  • Administer and enforce the State Uniform Construction Code and conduct the centralized issuance of permits and inspection services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq.
  • 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
  • The Office of the Construction Code Official is a member of the Mayor's Quality of Life Task Force.

Rules and Regulations
More information on applicable rules and regulations for construction are available below.

 Office hours:
 Monday thru Friday 07:30 to 9 am Plan Review Meetings
 Office  Counter
 Monday  9am to 5pm  9am to 3:30pm  Closes at 4pm
 Tuesday  9am to 5pm  9am to 6:30pm  Closes at 7pm
 Wednesday  9am to 5pm  9am to 3:30pm  Closes at 4pm
 Thursday  9am to 5pm  9am to 6:30pm  Closes at 7 pm
 Friday  9am to 5pm  9am to 3:30pm  Closes at 4pm
 Saturday Closed      

Check On Your Construction Permits Here 

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