To schedule an inspection, please call 973-948-3520 x201 and leave a message requesting an inspection. Please provide the permit number, location and type of inspection needed. Please see below the list of inspectors and the approximate hours of inspections. When calling for an inspection, please note 24 hour notice is required.
Robert Huber Construction Official
Tuesday after 2:00 pm
Thursday after 2:00 pm
Cliff Storms
Electrical Inspector
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Robert Huber Plumbing Inspector
Tuesday after 2:00 pm
Thursday after 2:00 pm
Bill Paterson
Fire Inspector
Housing Inspector
Tuesday and Thursday
Between 1 pm and 4 pm
Zoning permits and construction permits are required for any new construction, additions, renovations, and decks. Carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors and fire extinguishers are required on all new construction, renovations and the resale of homes.
The Sandyston Township Construction Office has many open permits prior to 2008. If you have an outstanding permit, we ask that you call the building department and schedule an inspection or advise as to the status of the open permit. These permits do require closure and are subject to penalties if final inspections are not made.
A Note From The Construction Official
Sheds under 600 sq. ft. (10 feet or less in height) of light construction (frame) do require a building permit. Footings are optional, but the shed must sit on a bed of 4" crushed stone.
Sandyston Township
Prior to selling a home or changing of tenants, a Certificate of Occupancy Inspection must be performed. This inspection is required by Sandyston Township and is done to make sure that the smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order. A new law also requires a fire extinguisher be installed in the kitchen. The fee for the inspection is $35 and this fee must be paid prior to the inspection. Please see the link below to download a copy of the application or call Theresa Doyle at 973-948-3520 extension 201 to have the form faxed or mailed to you.
Sheds under 100 sq. ft. do not require a building permit.
Sheds over 600 sq. ft. require a building permit and the shed must be anchored to the ground with footings that extend below the frost line.
Construction Department
If you are a Home Improvement Contractor, you must be licensed with the State of New Jersey, Division of Consumer Affairs. Click here and you will be directed to the Division of Consumer website to obtain an application packet or information on how to contact the Division ofConsumer Affairs directly.
We receive a lot of questions regarding sheds. A
zoning permit is always required for sheds because
you are changing the footprint of your property.
Please see below for other pertinent information:
What do I need for a building permit?
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Contact the Building Inspector
Robert Huber, the Construction Official, is in the office during the following hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
You may reach Robert Huber by calling 973-948-3520 x201 during these hours or feel free to leave a message and he will return your call when he is in the office.