HOUSING BUREAU SERVICES
The intent and purpose of the Housing Bureau is to:
- Provide minimum standards for Occupancy in existing buildings consistent with the adopted property maintenance code and in accordance with all enforceable ordinances and other applicable State laws.
- Permit to the fullest extent the use of existing buildings and structures through an inspection process of code compliance with reasonable requirements for health, safety and welfare of the occupants and public.
RESIDENTIAL CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY
A Certificate of Continued Occupancy (CCO) must be obtained in connection with any Sale, Resale, Rental, Lease, Change of Occupancy, or Transfer of Title or Ownership of any property containing a structure(s) intended to be used for human habitation. To obtain a CCO, go to GovOnline to create an account and start an application.
- Residential Continued Certificate of Occupancy: $100 Fee
- Fire Prevention Registration Fee determined by Bureau of Fire Prevention
The State of New Jersey Department of Housing and Community Resources provides assistance in the following: