Salem County Permits (New Jersey)

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

Elk Township Clerk Monroeville NJ 667 Whig Lane 08343 856-881-6631

Elmer Clerk Elmer NJ S MAIN St 08318 856-307-0004

Penns Grove Borough Clerk Penns Grove NJ 1 State Street 08069 856-299-0098

Pennsville Township Clerk Pennsville NJ 90 N Broadway 08070 856-678-8036

Salem County Clerk Salem NJ 110 5th Street 08079 856-935-7510

Woodstown Clerk Woodstown NJ WEST Ave 08098 856-769-2424

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

Lower Alloways Construction Code Enforcement Hancocks Bridge NJ 501 Locust Island Road 08038 856-935-5441


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

Oldmans Township Zoning Pedricktown NJ 32 East Mill Street 08067 856-299-0780

Salem Zoning Salem NJ 17 New Market Street 08079 856-935-0373


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

Salem City Hall Salem NJ 17 New Market Street 08079 856-935-0373