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711 Broad Street, Florence, New Jersey 08518
(609) 499-2130 Fax (609) 499-3262

WHEN IS A PERMIT NEEDED?

A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT, WHICH MAY INCLUDE A BUILDING, ELECTRICAL, FIRE AND/OR PLUMBING SUB-CODE TECHNICAL SECTION, IS REQUIRED TO DO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

THIS IS NOT AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST. CALL THE CONSTRUCTION OFFICE IF THERE IS ANY QUESTION AS TO THE NEED FOR A PERMIT.

 

ALL CONSTRUCTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
(THE FOLLOWING IS A GENERAL GUIDE- EACH JOB MAY HAVE DIFFERENT REQUIREMENTS AND MAY NEED MORE THAN IS LISTED BELOW)

CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATIONS FOR PROJECTS WHICH CHANGE THE FOOTPRINT OF THE BUILDING, LOT COVERAGE, USE OF THE SPACE, ETC. MAY ALSO REQUIRE A ZONING APPROVAL (PERMIT). AN APPLICATION IS ENCLOSED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION WHEN OBTAINED AT THE FLORENCE TOWNSHIP CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.

CATEGORY - PERMIT(S) NEEDED

ADDITIONS - Construction and Zoning NEW BUILDING - Construction and Zoning
AIR CONDITIONING - Electric PLUMBING WORK - Call Office
ALARMS
Burglar - Electric
Fire/Smoke/Carbon Monoxide - Electric & Fire

POOL - Building, Electric, Plumbing, Fire (for heater), Zoning
ALTERATIONS - Residential or Commercial - Call Office PORCH - Building, Zoning
ASBSETOS REMOVAL - Building RADON - Building, Electric
BASEMENT REFINISHING/REMODELING - Construction RAMP - Building, Zoning
BATHROOM FIXTURES (Tub or Shower)
Construction
ROOF - Building
CAR PORT - Building, Zoning  
CHIMNEY RELINE - Building SHED - Building, Zoning
DECK - Building SIDING - Building
DEMOLITION - Building SIGNS - Building, Electric, Zoning
DOORS
adding, enlarging or eliminating - Building
SPA/HOT TUB - Building, Electric,
If outside Zoning
ELECTRIC WORK - Call Office SPRINKLER - Fire
ELEVATOR - Elevator with DCA STEPS - Building, If outdoors Zoning
FENCE - Zoning for all and Building - If:
- around a pool or:
- over 6' or:
- commercial
STOVE WOODBURNING - Building, Fire
FIREPLACE - Building, Fire, Plumbing, Chimney Certification TANK (installation, abandonment or removal) - Demolition, Building, Fire
GARAGE - Building, Zoning - (others as needed) TELEPHONE/COMM. POINTS/VOICE DATA/COMPUTER WIRING - Electric
GAZEBO - If over 100' - Building, Zoning TENANT FIT OUT - Construction, Zoning
HEATING/VENT/AC (HVAC) - Electric, Fire, Plumbing, Building TRAILER - CONSTRUCTION - BUILDING - SALES - Construction and Zoning
HOOD - Fire & Electric TEMPORARY MOBILE HOME - Construction and Zoning
LAWN SPRINKLER - Plumbing, Electric WATER HEATER - Call Office
MOVING A STRUCTURE - Building, Zoning and all utility sign-offs as for demo. Also would require footing/foundation application for setting the structure in new location. WINDOWS - adding, enlarging, or eliminating - Call office to confirm


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