Ocean County Permits (New Jersey)

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

Barnegat Light Clerk Barnegat Light NJ 10 West 10th Street 08006 609-494-9196

Barnegat Township Clerk Barnegat NJ 900 West Bay Avenue 08005 609-698-0080

Beach Haven Clerk Beach Haven NJ 300 Engleside Avenue 08008 609-492-4548

Brick Township Clerk Brick NJ 401 Chambersbridge Road 08723 732-262-2925

Mantoloking Borough Clerk Mantoloking NJ 202 Downer Avenue 08738 732-899-6600

Ocean County Clerk Toms River NJ 118 Washington Street 08753 732-929-2018

Ocean County Clerk Toms River NJ 101 Hooper Avenue 08753 732-929-4749

Ocean Gate City Clerk Ocean Gate NJ 151 East Longport Avenue 08740 732-269-3466

Pine Beach City Clerk Pine Beach NJ 599 Pennsylvania Avenue 08741 732-349-6425

Point Pleasant Beach Clerk Point Pleasant Beach NJ 416 New Jersey Avenue 08742 732-892-1118

Seaside Park Clerk Seaside Park NJ 1701 N Ocean Ave 08752 732-793-0234

South Toms River Clerk South Toms River NJ 144 Mill Street 08757 732-349-0403

Toms River County Clerk Lakewood NJ 225 4th Street 08701 732-370-8850

Toms River Township Clerk Toms River NJ 33 Washington Street 08753 732-341-1000

Tuckerton Borough Clerk Tuckerton NJ 140 East Main Street 08087 609-296-2701


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

Beach Haven Building Department Beach Haven NJ 300 Engleside Avenue 08008 609-492-0909

Lavallette Zoning Lavallette NJ 1306 Grand Central Avenue 08735 732-793-5105

Mantoloking Zoning Mantoloking NJ 202 Downer Avenue 08738 732-899-6601

Plumstead Township Planning and Zoning Department Plumsted NJ 31 Main Street 08533 609-758-1517

Seaside Park Zoning Seaside Park NJ 1201 Barnegat Avenue 08752 732-793-7843

Seaside Park Zoning Seaside Park NJ 1701 North Ocean Avenue 08752 732-793-3700


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

Brick Township Town Hall Brick NJ 401 Chambersbridge Road 08723 732-262-1000

Manchester Township Town Hall Manchester NJ 101 Lacey Road 08759 732-350-4117


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

Ocean Township Code Enforcement Ocean NJ Railroad Avenue 08758 609-693-3563

South Toms River Code Enforcement Toms River NJ Mill Street 08757 732-349-0338