Construction Office

Summary: Construction Permits & Inspections - Issue Permits, Inspections, & Enforcement of Construction Code   construction@lowerallowayscreek-nj.gov

ATTENTION CONTRACTORS AND HOMEOWNERS

DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CONCERNS THERE WILL BE SOME ADJUSTMENTS IN THE CURRENT INSPECTION PRACTICES.

1)   NO INSPECTIONS WILL BE MADE INSIDE ANY OCCUPIED STRUCTURES, SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION WITH PHOTOS MUST BE MAINTAINED!! ANY WORK COMPLETED BY A LICENSED CONTRACTOR (IE: HVAC, PLUMBING, ETC.), UPON COMPLETION, A SIGNED LETTER OF ASSURANCE GUAREENTEEING PROPER INSTALLATION, INSPECTIONS OF CONNECTIONS, ETC. THIS INCLUDES HOUSING INSPECTIONS.

2)   HVAC, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING, SOLAR, ETC…, LICENSED/ REGISTERED CONTRACTORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE AN ASSURANCE LETTER THAT ALL PROPER CONNECTIONS, FLUE INSTALLATION, PIPE/ WIRE SIZES & TYPE HAVE BEEN CHECKED & ASSURED !!!.  SOLAR WILL REQUIRE THEIR ENGINEER'S SIGN OFF FOR ADDED STRUCTURE AND/OR ELECTRIC PANELS NOT IMMEDIATELY ACCESSIBLE FROM THE EXTERIOR.

3) NEW CONSTRUCTION WILL BE INSPECTED AS NORMAL WITH NO PERSONEL IN OR AROUND THE INSPECTION SITE.  RENOVATIONS OF HOME AND BUSINESS THAT ARE UNOCCUPIED WILL BE INSPECTED AS NORMAL WITHUT PERSONNEL PRESENT, AS WILL RESALES AND NEW TENNENTS.

4) ALL PAPERWORK WILL BE HANDLED THROUGH MAIL, FED EX/UPS, INTERNET OR FAX. IF YOU ABBSOLUTELY MUST DROP PAPERWORK OFF IT IS TO BE LEFT IN THE BOX ON THE FRONT COUNTER (MUN BUILDING).  NO ACCESS TO THE CONSTRUCTION OFFICE WILL BE ALLOWED BY NON-EMPLOYEES!!

THIS IS NOT A “FREE PASS”! ONCE THE CRISIS IS OVER THESE “ASSURANCES” WILL BE BROUGHT UP FOR INSPECTION, AS NECESSARY

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John "Jack" Palumbo Construction Code Official (856) 935-1549 Ext. 6270