Essex County Permits (New Jersey)

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

Belleville Township Clerk Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Clerk Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4015

Caldwell Clerk Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Essex County Clerk Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4921

Essex Fells Borough Clerk Essex Fells NJ 255 Roseland Avenue 07021 973-226-3400

Fairfield Clerk Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2715

Irvington Clerk Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6677

Livingston Clerk Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7965

Millburn Clerk Millburn NJ 435 Essex St 07041 973-564-7065

Nutley Town Clerk Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4955

Orange City Clerk City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Clerk Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4772


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

Belleville Town Hall Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Town Hall Verona NJ 600 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4767

West Orange Town Hall West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4000


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

Belleville Zoning Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Zoning Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4012

Caldwell Building Department Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Caldwell Zoning Caldwell NJ 141 Gould Avenue 07006 973-228-6415

East Orange Planning Department East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5140

Fairfield Township Building Department Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2730

Fairfield Township Zoning Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Glen Ridge Building Department Glen Ridge NJ 825 Bloomfield Avenue 07028 973-748-8444

Irvington Building Department Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6690

Irvington Township Zoning Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-5822

Livingston Building Department Livingston NJ 204 Hillside Avenue 07039 973-535-7961

Livingston Permits Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7953

Millburn Zoning Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7055

Montclair Zoning Montclair NJ 205 Claremont Avenue 07042 973-509-4945

New Jersey State Permits Newark NJ 60 Park Place 07102 609-648-2107

Newark Building Department Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6421

Newark Permits Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3957

Newark Planning Department Newark NJ 1010 18th Avenue 07106 973-733-7516

Nutley Building Department Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4951

Orange Zoning City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4001

Roseland Building Department Roseland NJ 300 Eagle Rock Avenue 07068 973-226-6565

Verona Zoning Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4835

West Orange Permits West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4120

West Orange Planning Department West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4110

West Orange Zoning West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4119


A Essex 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 Essex County, New Jersey may issue county permits. These Essex 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 Essex 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.

Fairfield Township Code Enforcement Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Newark Code Enforcement Newark NJ 31 Green Street 07102 973-733-6471

Orange Code Enforcement City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4092

Verona Township Construction Code Enforcement Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4834