New construction requiring permits

  • New home
  • Additions
  • Finished basements
  • Water Heaters (add new)
  • Fireplace(gas)
  • Septic Laterals
  • Water Mains
  • Lawn Sprinkler Systems
  • Gas piping
  • Furnace/Boiler(add new)
  • Pool Heaters
  • HVAC System
  • Add Water Connection
  • Oil/Gas Tank Removal/Installation
  • Ice Makers
  • Generators
  • Backflow Preventers

Repair or replacement req. permits

  • HVAC
  • Water Heater
  • Furnace/Boiler
  • Gas Piping
  • Propane/Oil Tanks
  • Water Main Replacemnt (Not Repair)
  • Sewer Main Replacement (Not Repair)
  • Generator Replacement

When a condition occurs that affects the environmental conditions of an occupied space, that condition may be considered an emergency repair.  The replacement of a furnace or hot water heater is an example of an emergency repair.  When this occurs, you are required to obtain a permit within 72 hours after work is completed.

Plumbing Code for NJ