Summer Hours! Memorial Day - Labor Day : M-TH 8-5; F 8-11:30
Construction
Michael DePalma
Construction Official / Building Inspector / Fire Sub-Code Inspector/ Plumbing Inspector

Ron Snyder
Fire Sub-Code Official

Stephen Buchhofer
Electrical Inspector

Deborah Simone
Secretary

Construction, planning and zoning collectively are responsible for reviewing applications, planning for code compliance and construction permit issuance to insure public safety. Zoning approval is needed for specific projects. Permits are necessary for decks, fences, patios, roofing, siding, air conditioning, heaters, additions, sunrooms, etc. as per N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.14(a) of the Uniform Construction Code.

To contact the construction, planning or zoning department call (856) 767-7777 ext 316, fax us at (856) 767-1071 or construction@berlinnj.org to email.

Inspections will take place on Tuesday and Thursdays.

To access construction permit application packets and related forms please click here to be redirected to the NJ Department of Community Affairs web page.

Any contractor performing work at your residence is required to be licensed by the State of New Jersey. Please click on the following link to ensure your contractor is properly licensed. https://newjersey.mylicense.com/verification/
  • To obtain an application for Rental or Resale inspections, click here

  • The fees for Rental inspections are $100 per unit, $50 per unit for re-inspections.

  • The fees for Resale inspections are $100 per unit, $50 per unit re re-inspections.