Essex County Code Enforcement (New Jersey)

Essex County Code Enforcement Offices ensure compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations, typically working at the Essex County or local level in New Jersey. The Code Enforcement Office enforces building codes and keeps records on all codes and regulations, as well as making reports about Essex County building code violations. They investigate potential code violations and issue abatement orders, and the NJ office also issues permits. These permits may be required for construction, occupancy of a building, and to prove the building is in compliance with Essex County zoning laws. Code Enforcement Office records may be available on their website.

Fairfield Township Code Enforcement Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Newark Code Enforcement Newark NJ 31 Green Street 07102 973-733-6471

Orange Code Enforcement City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street, 205 07050 973-266-4092

Verona Township Construction Code Enforcement Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4834


Essex County Town and City Halls provide municipal services for the Essex County community, including playing a role in code enforcement in New Jersey. The Town or City Hall may be responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible building code violations in Essex County. They maintain records on code enforcement, the current New Jersey building code, and approved and rejected building plans. Town and City Halls may also issue investigation reports on building code violations and any punishments or abatement orders for violations in Essex County. The Town or City Hall may provide code enforcement records online through its website.

Belleville Town Hall Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue, Ste 1 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall Newark NJ 920 Broad Street, Ste 216 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Town Hall Verona NJ 600 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4767

West Orange Town Hall West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4000

Essex County Building Departments ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing Essex County building codes and zoning rules in New Jersey. They also maintain records on building codes, reviews of Essex County building rules, and any changes to the code requirements or regulations. The Building Department also reviews and approves building and renovation plans to make sure they meet code standard, and they also issue NJ building permits. Building Department records include Essex County building code violations, approved building permits, and compliance reports. The Building Department may provide online access to some of their code enforcement documents.

Belleville Zoning Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Zoning Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza, # 203 07003 973-680-4012

Caldwell Building Department Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Caldwell Zoning Caldwell NJ 141 Gould Avenue 07006 973-228-6415

East Orange Planning Department East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5140

Fairfield Township Building Department Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2730

Fairfield Township Zoning Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Glen Ridge Building Department Glen Ridge NJ 825 Bloomfield Avenue 07028 973-748-8444

Irvington Building Department Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square, Ste 3 07111 973-399-6690

Irvington Township Zoning Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-5822

Livingston Building Department Livingston NJ 204 Hillside Avenue 07039 973-535-7961

Livingston Permits Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7953

Millburn Zoning Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7055

Montclair Zoning Montclair NJ 205 Claremont Avenue 07042 973-509-4945

New Jersey State Permits Newark NJ 60 Park Place, Ste 1200 07102 609-648-2107

Newark Building Department Newark NJ 920 Broad Street, Ste B23 07102 973-733-6421

Newark Permits Newark NJ 920 Broad Street, Ste B13 07102 973-733-3957

Newark Planning Department Newark NJ 1010 18th Avenue 07106 973-733-7516

Nutley Building Department Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4951

Orange Zoning City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street, # 205 07050 973-266-4001

Roseland Building Department Roseland NJ 300 Eagle Rock Avenue 07068 973-226-6565

Verona Zoning Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4835

West Orange Permits West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4120

West Orange Planning Department West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4110

West Orange Zoning West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4119


Essex County Building Inspectors verify that construction projects meet Essex County building codes and regulations in New Jersey. They also monitor designs, building materials, Essex County safety codes, and utilities, as well as enforcing codes. As part of this job, Building Inspectors inspect construction to determine whether it meets the codes, issues permits for construction projects, and creates inspection reports. Building Inspector records may include information on Essex County code enforcement violations, permits issued by the inspector, and approved NJ building projects, as well as violations and work stoppage orders. Building Inspectors may provide access to some of their documents online.

Bloomfield Building Inspector Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza, 105 07003 973-680-4053

Caldwell Building Inspector Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Fairfield Building Inspector Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2730

Irvington Building Inspector Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6610

Newark Building Inspector Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6421

Orange Building Inspector City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4104

Roseland Building Inspector Roseland NJ 300 Eagle Rock Avenue 07068 973-226-6565

Verona Building Inspector Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4834

West Orange Building Inspector West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4112