The Construction Department processes construction permit applications and enforces compliance with construction sub-code requirements.
Construction Office Phone: 973-267-8000 x1976
The process of obtaining a Construction Permit generally involves two phases, first obtaining "Prior Approvals" from the Township Zoning, Engineering and Health Departments and then submitting the complete application and plans to the Construction Department. A Prior Approval Cover Sheet can be found here .
Depending upon the nature of the project, Affordable Housing Development Fees, Tree Removal Permits, Historic Preservation Review and Road Opening Permits may also be required.
A description of the process for Getting a Construction Permit in Harding Township can be found here.
Smoke Detector / CO Alarm Certification for Construction Permits: A certification for one and two family dwelling smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarm compliance is required in order to obtain a permit for residential construction in Harding Township. The form for this certification can be found here. A separate certification including smoke detectors, CO alarms, and fire extinguishers is required upon sale of a residence. This form can be found here.
CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION
All forms are available at the Construction Office. * If you use downloaded forms 120, 130, or 140, please sign and seal 3 copies of each form for submittal.
NOTE: Approval of location for Zoning purposes does NOT supersede manufacturer's requirements for placement
Harding Township Construction Office; 21 Blue Mill Rd. P.O. Box 666; New Vernon, NJ 07976; 973-267-8000 Ext.1976
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Harding Township Municipal Offices PO Box 666, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ 07976Phone: 973-267-8000 Fax: 973-267-6221
Harding Township Police Department PO Box 246, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ 07976Phone: (non-emergency) 973-455-0500 (emergency) 911 Fax: 973-455-1135