New Jersey Permit, Building Code & Licensing Information

Division of Codes and Standards
PO Box 800
Trenton
NJ
8625
Contact Person: Edward M. Smith
Phone: (609) 292-7898

Notes:

State Website http://www.state.nj.us/
State Licensing No state license is required for general contracting. Licensure is required for plumbing and electrical contractors. New homebuilders must register their business.
State Building Code The State of New Jersey has adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), the 2006 International Fire Code (IFC), the 2015 National Plumbing Code (NPC), the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC), and the 2015 International Mechanical Code.

The 2015 editions of the I – Codes were adopted in September 21, 2015.

State Licensing Division http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/nonmed.htm
State Fire Marshall http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dfs/index.shtml
State Environmental Permit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/
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