Division of Codes and Standards Alerts provide both the regulating as well as the regulated codes community in New Jersey with important, sometimes critical, and timely information or advice on a specific code matter.

Issues, though equally important and at times critical, generally present a more complex or evolving problem and solution and may have a host of related documents associated. 

Superstorm Sandy Information

• For Plan Review or Inspection Assistance with SANDY-related permitting Please have the local Construction Official contact:

Toms River Codes Field Office
236 Main Street   2nd Floor
Toms River, NJ 08753
Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00
732-736-7108 or 7109
FAX 732-736-7112

Guidance on Electrical Meter Placement in a Designated Flood Zone 
Protection of Adjoining Property
Guidance for 1&2 Family Homes Sprinkler Systems Options [pdf 71kB]
Breakaway Walls in the V Zone
"Mold Guidelines for New Jersey Residents" pamphlet and upcoming training dates
Foundation Guidance [pdf 8.52kB]
DEP Flood Elevation Rule FAQs [pdf 153kB]
Elevating existing homes, Guidance to code officials [pdf 29kB]
Disposing of Asbestos from Sandy-Impacted Structures [pdf 198kB]
Temporary Employment (building, electrical and plumbing) [pdf 179kB]
Storm Recovery Information [pdf 31kB]
Permit Fees [pdf 79kB]
Electrical Systems Guidance [pdf 66kB]
Mechanical.Plumbing Guidance for Code Officials [pdf 74kB]
Boilers, Pressure Vessels, Refrigeration Systems or other Appliances [pdf 126kB}
Landlords And Tenants [pdf 46kB]
01-02-2013(Advisory Base Flood Elevations and Construction Req.) [pdf 45kB]
Accessing Flood Zone maps through FEMA's website(s) [pdf 196kB]
DEP Emergency Rule.Prior Approvals Misc Info [pdf165kB]
DEP Frequently Asked Land Use Permitting Questions 
• Placement of Houses on Pilings [pdf 376kB]

Press Release on need for recovery workers to wear protective gear and
protect themselves while working with mold:

Flyer on Mold/Asbestos Safety

Temporary Use of Buildings to House Sandy Volunteers
Buildings housing volunteers CO-FO Doc Final 
Buildings housing volunteers Host Site Final 
Buildings housing volunteers cover memo signed 

Home Elevation Requirements 

Elevation prior approval  (8-15-2015)
Licensing Requirements (Division of Consumer Affairs)
Permit Application & Inspection Process
Home Elevation Contractor Certification
Notice from the Division of Consumer Affairs
P.L. 2014, c.34
Home Elevation-adopted amendments to the Uniform Construction Code

Lead Free Fixtures&Piping Memo 2/24/14
Avalon Parking notice of receipt of application
Local Review of School Plans 
Amusement Ride Safety Tips
Flood Permit Surcharge Fee
The Flood Hit! Now what
Permit Extension Act Updated 2014
Child Care Centers
Infill Development Standards and Policy Guidance
Recreational Park Trailers, A Guidance Document
School Construction, Best Practices Standards

Carnival & Amusement Rides
Model Letter for adding a serial number to the type certification
Model Letter for adding a serial number to the type certification (inflatable)
Model Fabrication (manufacturing) Certification
Model Testing Certification
Model Erection/Assembly Certification
Model Design Certification
Model Cert Oper-Trng Template