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


DCA Service Portal

The DCA Service Portal provides online
access to secure web-based system
applications associated with DCA 
programs and services.  The Division offers
online services for the Bureau of Housing  
Inspection and the Elevator Safety Unit.
Click here to access Service Portal


Electronic Plan Review
     (projects under DCA jurisdiction)     
Click here to access ePlans

          UCCformsclick here to
access forms

Exempt Work,
NJAC 5:23-2.7,
Ordinary Maintenance