The Division of Codes and Standards establishes and enforces building codes, in partnership with the State's municipalities, to protect the health and safety of New Jersey residents. The Division enforces the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law, the Uniform Construction Code implementing the building, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, energy, mechanical, one- and two-family dwelling, fuel gas, rehabilitation, barrier-free, asbestos, radon, playground safety and elevator subcodes, and lead hazard abatement; it oversees carnival and amusement ride inspections, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) installations, rooming and boarding house licensing, and the State's New Home Warranty program. 

Edward M. Smith, Director
Phone: (609) 292-7899
Fax: (609) 633-6729

     Kevin Luckie, Assistant Director    
Phone: (609) 292-7899
Fax: (609) 633-6729

     John N. Terry, Assistant Director     
Phone: (609) 984-7850
Fax: (609) 633-2525

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DCA Registration Inspection
Management System (non UCC)
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Electronic Plan Review
(projects under DCA jurisdiction)
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UCC Construction Permit Application forms
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To see if the work is exempt from filing for permit, please see
NJAC 5:23-2.7, Ordinary Maintenance