Construction

Permits

Building Permit Guidelines
Before You Dig Plumbing
Construction Pool Permits
Deck Guidelines Sheds & Fences
Electric Raised Patio Requirements
Finished Basements Required Inspections
New Business
Permit Applications*
Construction Permit
MUST ACCOMPANY ALL APPLICATIONS!!


Housing


Zoning

Residential CCO Fees
Zoning Permit Application*
CCO Application*
Building Setbacks
CCO-Most Common Rejections Change of Tenant Form*_
Smoke Detector Inspections*
TAX MAPS
ZONING MAP

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*Please note that the Building Department requires original signatures on all forms.  Fax copies will not be accepted.  Please return completed forms with separate checks (as applicable) in person or by mail to The Township of Clark, Building Dept., Room 29, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark, NJ  07066.

The Clark Township Construction Department is responsible for the enforcement of the building codes as set forth in the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code.

Any building, electrical and plumbing work shall comply with the IRC 2006 NJ Edition, the IBC 2006 NJ Edition, the NEC 2005 (the National Electrical Code) and the National Standard Plumbing 2006.

When undertaking work on your home, homeowners should be aware that home improvement contractors must be registered with the Division of Consumer Affairs. Homeowners who enter into contracts should be aware and look for the registration numbers on all documents, advertisements and vehicles. Homeowners may check the New Jersey consumer Affairs website at www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/ for frequently asked questions and contractor information.

Prior to performing any work on your home, a permit application packet can be obtained at the Construction Office. Paperwork may vary according to the type of work being performed. Applications must be filled out completely. Click on each individual subcode (Building, Electric, Plumbing and Fire) for additional information. All prior approvals from the Zoning Officer must be obtained when applicable prior to submitting applications to the Construction Office. Permits are required for most home improvement projects, whether inside or outside the home.

The Construction Office operates between the hours 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Calls to schedule inspections are accepted according to availability. Inspections are performed Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Inspectors will not be able to give times.