Cape May County Building Permits (New Jersey)

Search for Cape May County, NJ building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Cape May County, NJ create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Cape May County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Cape May County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Cape May County building permit. Cape May County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Cape May County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Avalon Building Department and Zoning Avalon NJ 3100 Dune Drive 08202 609-967-4220

Cape May County Planning Department Cape May Court House NJ 4 Moore Road 08210 609-465-1080

Cape May Zoning Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9555

Dennis Planning and Zoning Department Dennisville NJ 571 Petersburg Rd 08214 609-861-9705

Lower Township Zoning Villas NJ 2600 Bayshore Road 08251 609-886-1492

North Wildwood City Zoning North Wildwood NJ 901 Atlantic Avenue 08260 609-729-6392

Ocean City Zoning Ocean NJ 115 East 12th Street 08226 609-399-6111

Sea Isle City Zoning Sea Isle NJ 233 John F Kennedy Boulevard 08243 609-263-1166

Stone Harbor Zoning Stone Harbor NJ 9508 2nd Avenue 08247 609-368-6813


Building Inspectors in Cape May County, NJ ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Cape May County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Cape May County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Cape May County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Cape May County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Cape May County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Cape May Building Inspector Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9555

Stone Harbor Building Inspector Stone Harbor NJ 9508 2nd Avenue 08247 609-368-6814


Town and City Halls in Cape May County, NJ provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Cape May County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Cape May County, New Jersey. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Cape May County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Cape May City Hall Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9525

Ocean City City Hall Ocean NJ 400 East 9th Street 08226

Sea Isle City Hall Sea Isle NJ 4416 Landis Avenue 08243 609-263-4461

Wildwood City Hall Wildwood NJ 4400 New Jersey Avenue 08260 609-522-2942


Code Enforcement Offices in Cape May County, NJ are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Cape May County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Cape May County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Cape May County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Cape May County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Cape May Code Enforcement Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9547

Dennis Township Code Enforcement Woodbine NJ 571 Dennisville-Petersburg Road 08270 609-861-9706

Ocean City Construction Code Enforcement Ocean NJ 115 East 12th Street 08226 609-398-2490

Wildwood Crest Code Enforcement Wildwood Crest NJ 6101 Pacific Avenue 08260 609-522-3916