Cape May County Permits (New Jersey)

Search for Cape May County, NJ county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Cape May County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Cape May County permits. Clerks in Cape May 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 Cape May County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Cape May County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Avalon Clerk Avalon NJ 3100 Dune Drive 08202 609-967-8200

Lower Township Clerk Villas NJ 2600 Bayshore Road 08251 609-886-2005

Middle Township Clerk Cape May Court House NJ 33 Mechanic Street 08210 609-465-8721

Ocean City Clerk Ocean NJ 861 Asbury Avenue 08226 609-525-9328

Sea Isle City Clerk Sea Isle NJ 4416 Landis Ave 08243 609-263-4461

Stone Harbor Clerk Stone Harbor NJ 9508 2nd Avenue 08247 609-368-5102

West Wildwood City Clerk West Wildwood NJ 701 West Glenwood Avenue 08260 609-522-4845


A Cape May 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 Cape May 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. Cape May County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Cape May 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.

Avalon Building Department and Zoning Avalon NJ 3100 Dune Drive 08202 609-967-4220

Cape May County Planning Department Cape May Court House NJ 4 Moore Road 08210 609-465-1080

Cape May Zoning Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9555

Dennis Planning and Zoning Department Dennisville NJ 571 Petersburg Rd 08214 609-861-9705

Lower Township Zoning Villas NJ 2600 Bayshore Road 08251 609-886-1492

North Wildwood City Zoning North Wildwood NJ 901 Atlantic Avenue 08260 609-729-6392

Ocean City Zoning Ocean NJ 115 East 12th Street 08226 609-399-6111

Sea Isle City Zoning Sea Isle NJ 233 John F Kennedy Boulevard 08243 609-263-1166

Stone Harbor Zoning Stone Harbor NJ 9508 2nd Avenue 08247 609-368-6813


A Cape May 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 Cape May 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 Cape May County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Cape May City Hall Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9525

Ocean City City Hall Ocean NJ 400 East 9th Street 08226

Sea Isle City Hall Sea Isle NJ 4416 Landis Avenue 08243 609-263-4461

Wildwood City Hall Wildwood NJ 4400 New Jersey Avenue 08260 609-522-2942


A Cape May 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 Cape May County, New Jersey may issue county permits. These Cape May 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 Cape May 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.

Cape May Code Enforcement Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9547

Dennis Township Code Enforcement Woodbine NJ 571 Dennisville-Petersburg Road 08270 609-861-9706

Ocean City Construction Code Enforcement Ocean NJ 115 East 12th Street 08226 609-398-2490

Wildwood Crest Code Enforcement Wildwood Crest NJ 6101 Pacific Avenue 08260 609-522-3916