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Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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Engineering Services Building
First Floor
277 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ

Contact Info

Ph: 908-204-3173
Fax: 908-204-2515


7:00AM - 3:00PM
Monday - Friday


Cindy Rupp
Technical Assistant
(908) 204-3172
Dawn Neil
Technical Assistant
(908) 204-2506
Dennis Bettler
Construction Official & Fire Subcode Official
(908) 204-3030
Stephen Mahoney
Building Subcode Official
(908) 204-3027
Plumbing Subcode Official
(908) 204-3154
Roger Vanderhoof
Electrical Subcode Official
(908) 204-3025
Robert Demaio

Construction Code

The Construction Code Division is responsible for assuring compliance with the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code. We provide construction permit review and inspection services for Building, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire Protection systems during new construction and rehabilitation of existing structures. Here you will find some helpful guides and information regarding how to and when to obtain permits.


EV Chargers Require a Permit!



You can search online for permit records on a property.  Signing up is easy and FREE.


Inspections can be requested on line through the SDL Portal 24/7.  If using the phone, inspections are requested 7:30 am to 3:00pm by calling Cindy at 908-204-3172 please have your permit number ready.

Inspections are performed Monday thru Friday between 8:00am and 2:00pm same day inspections are not available. UPDATE: 4-12-22 We are now offering inspections Tuesday and Wednesday between 3pm and 5pm.

See this document for more details: Inspection Scheduling

Click here to schedule an inspection



Permits can only be picked up between the hours of 7:30am and 3:00pm

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a construction permit required for?

A construction permit is required for everything that is not considered an ordinary repair or maintenance. Permits are required for Finishing Basements, Decks, Raised Patios, Swimming Pools, Renovating Bathrooms & Kitchens, Water Heaters, Sheds, Gazebos, new Electrical wiring and new Plumbing installations. (This list is not all inclusive please contact us with any questions).