Construction

Contact Info:

Maria Schiano Branson
Construction Secretary
856-456-0750 Ext. 104
taxcollector@brooklawn-nj.com

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
8:30am to 5:00pm
Open until 7:00pm on the fourth Wednesday of every month

Description:

The Construction Secretary schedules all inspections. The Building Department processes construction permit applications and enforces compliance with construction sub-code requirements.

Resources:

Inspection Information:
Construction Official – Mark Laggy 
Building Subcode Inspector – Stephen Beach
Electrical Subcode Inspector – Mark Laggy 
Plumbing Subcode Inspector – Gerry Recigno
Fire Subcode Inspector – Dave Munoz

Inspection Hours:
Building – Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am to 10:00am
Electrical – Monday and Wednesday 3:30pm to 5:30pm 
Plumbing – Thursday 9:00am to 10:00am 
Fire – Thursday 11:30am to 1:00pm

Required Inspections:
Construction work must be inspected in accordance with the State Uniform Construction Code Regulations N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.18. This agency will carry out such periodic inspections during the progress of work as are necessary to ensure that work installed conforms to the approved plans and the requirements of the Uniform Construction Code. The owner or other responsible person in charge of work must notify this agency when work is ready for any required inspections specified below.

Requests for inspections must be made at least 24 hours prior to the time the inspection is desired.

The work must not proceed in a manner which will preclude the inspection until it has been made and approval given.

Required Inspections for all Sub-Codes for One and Two Family Dwellings:
The bottom of footing trenches before placement of footings, except that in the case of pile foundations; inspections shall be made in accordance with the requirements of the building subcode

Foundations and all walls up to grade level prior to backfilling

All structural framing and connections prior to covering with finish of infill material; plumbing underground services, rough piping, water service, sewer, septic services and storm drains; electrical rough wiring, panels and service installations; insulation installations

Installation of all finished materials, sealings of exterior joints; plumbing piping, trim and fixtures, electrical wiring, devices and fixtures; mechanical systems equipment

Required Special Inspections:
The applicant by accepting the permit will be deemed to have consented to these requirements:

A final inspection is required for each applicable sub-code area before a final Certificate of Occupancy or Approval may be issued

Any violations of the approved plans and/or permit will be noted and the holder of the permit notified of discrepancies

A complete copy of approved plans must be kept on the job site

Click here for the Department of Community Affairs Forms Site

Construction Permit Forms

Concrete Permit Application

Construction Permit Application

Fence Permit Application

CO Inspection Form – Residential/Commercial