Construction

Contact

Construction Official: Lou Gara
lgara@raritan-nj.org
Tel: (908) 231-1300 ext. 25

Technical Assistant: Barbara Rymer
brymer@raritan-nj.org
Tel: (908) 231-1300 ext. 22

Location:

22 First St.
Raritan, New Jersey 08869

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Uniform Construction Code

The department is responsible to administer and enforce the regulations and requirements of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code.

Review permit applications and plans for proposed construction projects to ensure they are in compliance with State, County, and Local Codes and Regulations.

Inspect construction projects throughout all phases and issue Certificate of Occupancy and Approval.

Raritan Zoning Districts

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No, the fee will be calculated upon review of the application and then you will submit the fee when you obtain the permit.
Contact the building department and you will be advised if permits are required.
It usually takes 1 or 2 days to obtain a minor work permit and can take up to 4 weeks to obtain a permit for a project involving all disciplines.
Building & Plumbing inspections are performed Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:15pm and can request either morning or afternoon. Electrical & Fire Protection are performed on Tuesday and Thursday between 10am-3pm.
Normally one or two days in advance is sufficient notice and we will schedule you for the next available appointment.