Union County Building Permits (New Jersey)

Search for Union 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 Union 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 Union 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 Union 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 Union County building permit. Union 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 Union County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Cranford Township Building Department Cranford NJ 364 North Avenue East 07016 908-272-6114

Cranford Zoning Cranford NJ 8 Springfield Avenue 07016 908-709-7216

Kenilworth Building Department Kenilworth NJ 567 Boulevard 07033 908-276-5802

Linden Zoning Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-298-3819

New Providence Zoning New Providence NJ 360 Elkwood Avenue 07974 908-665-1098

Roselle Park Building Department Roselle Park NJ 110 Westfield Avenue East 07204 908-245-2721

Springfield Building Department Springfield NJ 2159 Jacksonville Jobstown Road 08041 609-723-8172

Springfield Building Department Springfield NJ 100 Mountain Avenue 07081 973-912-2220

Summit Zoning Summit NJ 512 Springfield Avenue 07901 908-273-6407

Union County Planning Department Elizabeth NJ 10 Elizabethtown Plaza 07202 908-527-4086


Town and City Halls in Union County, NJ provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Union 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 Union County, New Jersey. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Union 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.

Clark Township Town Hall Clark NJ 430 Westfield Avenue 07066 732-388-3600

Elizabeth City Hall Elizabeth NJ 250 Broadway 07206 908-820-2847

Elizabeth City Hall Elizabeth NJ 50 Winfield Scott Plaza 07201 908-820-4000

Linden City Hall Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-474-8413

Plainfield City Hall Plainfield NJ 515 Watchung Avenue 07060 908-753-3000

Rahway City Hall Rahway NJ 1 City Hall Plaza 07065 732-827-2000

Union Township Town Hall Union NJ 1976 Morris Avenue 07083 908-851-8500

Winfield Town Hall Winfield NJ 12 Gulfstream Avenue 07036 908-925-4369


Building Inspectors in Union County, NJ ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Union County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Union 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 an Union County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Union County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Union 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.

Hillside Township Building Inspector Hillside NJ 1409 Liberty Avenue 07205 973-926-5100

Kenilworth Building Inspector Kenilworth NJ 567 Boulevard 07033 908-276-5802

Linden Building Inspector Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-474-8414

Mountainside Building Inspector Mountainside NJ 1385 U.s. 22 07092 908-232-2919

New Providence Building Inspector New Providence NJ 360 Elkwood Avenue 07974 908-665-1098

Roselle Building Inspector Roselle NJ 210 Chestnut Street 07203 908-245-5616

Roselle Park Building Inspector Roselle Park NJ 110 Westfield Avenue East 07204 908-245-8466

Union Building Inspector Union NJ 1976 Morris Avenue 07083 908-688-2800


Code Enforcement Offices in Union County, NJ are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Union County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Union County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Union 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 Union 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.

Linden Code Enforcement Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-474-8461

Plainfield Code Enforcement Plainfield NJ 515 Watchung Avenue 07060 908-753-3386