Union County Permits (New Jersey)

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

Elizabeth Clerk Elizabeth NJ 50 Winfield Scott Plaza 07201 908-820-4130

Fanwood Clerk Fanwood NJ 75 North Martine Avenue 07023 908-322-6750

Garwood Clerk Garwood NJ 403 South Avenue 07027 908-789-0780

Hillside Township Clerk Hillside NJ 1409 Liberty Avenue 07205 973-926-3000

Kenilworth Borough Clerk Kenilworth NJ 567 Boulevard 07033 908-276-9090

Mountainside Clerk Mountainside NJ 1385 U.s. 22 07092 908-232-5335

Rahway City Clerk Rahway NJ 1 City Hall Plaza 07065 732-669-3610

Roselle Park Borough Clerk Roselle Park NJ 110 Westfield Avenue East 07204 908-245-6222

Summit City Clerk Summit NJ 512 Springfield Avenue 07901 908-273-6400

Union County Clerk Westfield NJ 300 North Avenue East 07090 908-654-9859

Union County Clerk Elizabeth NJ 2 Broad Street 07201 908-527-4787

Union Township Clerk Union NJ 1976 Morris Avenue 07083 908-851-8501


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

Clark Township Town Hall Clark NJ 430 Westfield Avenue 07066 732-388-3600

Elizabeth City Hall Elizabeth NJ 250 Broadway 07206 908-820-2847

Elizabeth City Hall Elizabeth NJ 50 Winfield Scott Plaza 07201 908-820-4000

Linden City Hall Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-474-8413

Plainfield City Hall Plainfield NJ 515 Watchung Avenue 07060 908-753-3000

Rahway City Hall Rahway NJ 1 City Hall Plaza 07065 732-827-2000

Union Township Town Hall Union NJ 1976 Morris Avenue 07083 908-851-8500

Winfield Town Hall Winfield NJ 12 Gulfstream Avenue 07036 908-925-4369


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

Cranford Township Building Department Cranford NJ 364 North Avenue East 07016 908-272-6114

Cranford Zoning Cranford NJ 8 Springfield Avenue 07016 908-709-7216

Kenilworth Building Department Kenilworth NJ 567 Boulevard 07033 908-276-5802

Linden Zoning Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-298-3819

New Providence Zoning New Providence NJ 360 Elkwood Avenue 07974 908-665-1098

Roselle Park Building Department Roselle Park NJ 110 Westfield Avenue East 07204 908-245-2721

Springfield Building Department Springfield NJ 2159 Jacksonville Jobstown Road 08041 609-723-8172

Springfield Building Department Springfield NJ 100 Mountain Avenue 07081 973-912-2220

Summit Zoning Summit NJ 512 Springfield Avenue 07901 908-273-6407

Union County Planning Department Elizabeth NJ 10 Elizabethtown Plaza 07202 908-527-4086


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

Linden Code Enforcement Linden NJ 301 Wood Avenue 07036 908-474-8461

Plainfield Code Enforcement Plainfield NJ 515 Watchung Avenue 07060 908-753-3386