Building & Housing Office


700 Somerset Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (behind the Dining Car Depot on Monmouth Street)

P #(856) 456-7689 Fax # (856) 456-0289

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 8 am to 5 pmThursday, 10 am to 7 pm, Friday, Closed


Construction Code Official & Plumbing Sub-Code Official - Michael DePalma Sr.

Chief Housing Inspector & Zoning Official - Joseph Stecklair

Field Representative Property Improvement - Kyle Wagner

PT Electrical Sub-Code Official - Edward Gorman

PT Fire Subcode Official - Ralph Jones

Technical Asst - Christine Mellon

Clerk Typist - Janice Hill


The responsibility of the Building and Housing Department to:

Issue Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Permits. A Construction Permit is required to construct, enlarge, alter or demolish a structure in any way. 

Inspect for Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Permits. To insure that all construction is in accordance with the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) of New Jersey and its adopted codes.

Issue UCC violations and/or fines, Certificates of Approval, and Certificates of Occupancy when warranted.

Issue Dumpster Permits. Article XIII Chapter 87-62

Issue Banner Sign Permits. Article XVI, Section 1604.14

Issue Rental Registration and Licensing Certificates (Code 55-14).

Issue violations of the Property Maintenance Code of Gloucester City, (Codes 55 and/or 66 and/or fines).

Inspect and issue Certificates of Occupancy. Issue violations of the Certificates of Occupancy (Code 55-13).


Permits

Construction Permit applications are available in this office. They are also available at

http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/resources/constructionpermitforms.html

After the permit applications are filled out, they must be returned to our office.


Inspections

The street address, permit number, type of inspection, contact name, and phone number will be required when scheduling an inspection. 


Curb Cutting & Driveway Permits

Curb Cutting and Driveway Permits are available at the City Clerk’s Office at 512 Monmouth Street. (856) 456-0205


Historic Commission  Applications

Historic Commission Applications can be obtained from the Community Development Office at 512 Monmouth St. 456-7105


Planning Board Applications

Planning Board Applications can be obtained from Lois Riding, Planning/Zoning Board Secretary at 512 Monmouth Street. 456-1250 or online by clicking Government, then Boards on this website.


Pickup  of Metal, Branches, Etc.

For pickup of metal, branches, etc., please contact the Public Works Department at 456-0781.


Applications & Forms to Download

Land Use Application & Zoning Permit

Land Use Application & Zoning Permit in Word Doc Format

Residential Certificate of Occupancy Application

Residential Certificate of Occupancy Application in Word Doc Format

Transfer of Title for Vacant Properties Only

Transfer of Title for Vacant Properties in Word Doc Format

Commercial Certificate of Occupancy Application

Commercial Certificate of Occupancy Application in Word Doc Format

Commercial CO Example Floor Plan

Rental Registration & Licensing Application (1st time registration or yearly renewals)

Rental Registration & Licensing Application in Word Doc Format

Rental Registration and Licensing Amendment Application (for during the year after renewals have been completed)

Rental Registration and Licensing Amendment Application in Word Doc Format

Residential CO Blank Field List

Dumpster Permit Application

Dumpster Permit Application in Word Doc Format

Banner Sign Permit Application

Confidential Housing & Building Code Complaint Form


Open Public Record Act (OPRA) Request Form


700 Somerset Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030   (856) 456-7689   

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Thursday - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM;   Friday - CLOSED


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