Bergen County Permits (New Jersey)

The Bergen County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Bergen County permits. Clerks in Bergen County, New Jersey may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Bergen County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Bergen County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Alpine Borough Clerk Alpine NJ 100 Church Street 07620 201-768-6865

Bergen County Clerk Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza 07601 201-336-7000

Bogota Borough Clerk Bogota NJ 375 Larch Avenue 07603 201-342-1736

Borough Clerk Bergenfield NJ 198 North Washington Avenue 07621 201-387-4055

Carlstadt Borough Clerk Carlstadt NJ 500 Madison Street 07072 201-939-2850

Demarest Borough Clerk Demarest NJ 118 Serpentine Road 07627 201-768-0167

Dumont Borough Clerk Dumont NJ 50 Washington Avenue, Ste 2 07628 201-387-5045

Edgewater Borough Clerk Edgewater NJ 55 River Road 07020 201-945-2601

Elmwood Park Borough Clerk Elmwood Park NJ 182 Market St, Ste 1 07407 201-796-0700

Emerson Clerk Emerson NJ 146 Linwood Avenue 07630 201-262-6058

Englewood Cliffs Clerk Englewood Cliffs NJ 482 Hudson Terrace 07632 201-569-5252

Fair Lawn Borough Clerk Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5340

Fairview Borough Clerk Fairview NJ 59 Anderson Avenue 07022 201-943-3300

Fort Lee Borough Clerk Fort Lee NJ 309 Main Street, # 102 07024 201-592-3570

Franklin Lakes City Clerk Franklin Lakes NJ 480 De Korte Drive 07417 201-891-0048

Garfield City Clerk Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2001

Hackensack City Clerk Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue 07601 201-646-3940

Harrington Park Borough Clerk Harrington Park NJ 85 Harriot Avenue 07640 201-768-1714

Hasbrouck Heights Borough Clerk Hasbrouck Heights NJ 248 Hamilton Avenue 07604 201-288-0195

Haworth Borough Clerk Haworth NJ 300 Haworth Avenue, Ste 3 07641 201-384-4785

Little Ferry Clerk Little Ferry NJ 215 Liberty St, # 217 07643 201-641-9234

Lyndhurst Town Clerk Lyndhurst NJ 367 Valley Brook Avenue 07071 201-804-2457

Mahwah Township Clerk Mahwah NJ 300 New Jersey 17, Ste B 07430 201-529-3730

Montvale Clerk Montvale NJ 12 Mercedes Drive 07645 201-391-2348

Moonachie Clerk Moonachie NJ 70 Moonachie Road 07074 201-641-5589

New Milford Borough Clerk New Milford NJ 930 River Rd, Ste 1 07646 201-967-5044

Norwood Borough Clerk Norwood NJ 455 Broadway 07648 201-767-7200

Oakland Clerk Oakland NJ 1 Municipal Plz 07436 201-337-8111

Oradell Borough Clerk Oradell NJ 355 Kinderkamack Rd, Ste 1 07649 201-261-8200

A Bergen County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Bergen County, New Jersey issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Bergen County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bergen County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Bergen County Planning Department Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza, Rm 361 07601 201-336-6090

Closter Building Department Closter NJ 295 Closter Dock Road, Ste 1 07624 201-784-0759

Closter Zoning Closter NJ 295 Closter Dock Road 07624 201-784-0757

Cresskill Zoning Cresskill NJ 67 Union Ave 07626 201-569-5400

Dumont Borough Building Department Dumont NJ Ste 2, 50 Washington Ave, Ste 2 07628 201-384-5248

East Rutherford Building Department East Rutherford NJ 199 Paterson Avenue 07073 201-933-5649

Fair Lawn Planning Department Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Ste 1 07410 201-794-5300

Glen Rock Building Department Glen Rock NJ 1 Harding Plaza, Ste 1 07452 201-670-3965

Hackensack Building Department Hackensack NJ 410 Railroad Avenue 07601 201-646-3920

Hackensack Zoning Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue, # 303 07601 201-646-3914

Leonia Zoning Leonia NJ 312 Broad Avenue 07605 201-592-5743

Lyndhurst Township Building Department Lyndhurst NJ 253 Stuyvesant Avenue 07071 201-804-2490

Midland Park Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Midland Park NJ 280 Godwin Avenue 07432 201-445-5424

Northvale Building Department Northvale NJ 116 Paris Avenue 07647 201-767-3330

Oakland Zoning Oakland NJ 1 Municipal Plz 07436 201-337-8535


A Bergen County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Bergen County, New Jersey may issue county permits. These Bergen County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Bergen County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Englewood Code Enforcement Englewood NJ 10 North Van Brunt Street 07631 201-871-6642

Fairview Construction Code Enforcement Fairview NJ 59 Anderson Avenue 07022 201-943-5485

North Arlington Construction Code Enforcement North Arlington NJ 214 Ridge Road 07031 201-955-5655

Oakland Construction Code Enforcement Oakland NJ Municipal Plaza 07436 201-337-1644


A Bergen County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Bergen County, New Jersey may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Bergen County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Garfield City Hall Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2108

Hackensack City Hall Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue 07601 201-646-3940