Building Department

537 Totowa Road, 2nd Floor
Totowa, NJ 07512
(973) 956-1000, ext. 1017 / ext. 1018

 

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday - Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Monday Evening 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 
PERMITS

Permits are needed for most improvements to your property, if you are unsure please do not hesitate to call the Building Department to inquire if a permit is needed. Permits are required for any Tree Removal, Driveways, Sidewalks & Fence replacements.

 

PLANNING BOARD/ BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS

All paperwork MUST be submitted to Building Department 15 days prior to meeting date to be put onto agenda. Agenda is set first come first serve. Meetings are held in the Municipal Chambers. For more information on these meetings, click here.

 

INSPECTIONS

Please call at least ONE day in advance to schedule an inspection!!

 

 

Inspector
Hours

Allan Burghardt, Construction Code Official, Building Sub-Code Official, Zoning Officer

Monday thru Friday
- after 2:00 pm

Vincent Marciano – Electrical Sub-code Official, Electrical Inspector

Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30 – 6:00 pm

Michael Baker – Plumbing Sub-code Official, Plumbing Inspector

Mondays and Wednesdays
12:00–1:00 or 3:00–6:00

Richard Schopperth, Fire Sub-code Official, Fire Inspector

Monday thru Thursday
- after 3:30 pm

Harold Eifler – Deputy Zoning Officer

Mondays and Fridays
 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

James Booth, Zoning Inspector, Housing Officer, Property Maintenance Inspector

Wednesdays and Fridays
7:30a–8:30a or 4:30p–6:00p