Housing Bureau

Residential Certificate of Occupancy Information

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.

To apply on line

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Inspection Standards

Click Here - Property Maintenance Code

Fee Information

  • Residential Continued Certificate of Occupancy: $100 Fee, in addition:
  • Fire Prevention Registration Fee determined by Bureau of Fire Prevention

Additional Resources

The State of New Jersey Department of Housing and Community Resources provides assistance in the following: