Construction / Building Permits

Code Enforcement application intake Hours
Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

To schedule inspections, please contact the Construction Office :
Phone:   856-456-0030, option 4
Fax:   856-742-8190

Building, Fire and Plumbing Inspections:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
noon to 4:00 p.m.

Electrical Inspections:
Mondays and Wednesdays
4 p.m. to 6: p.m.

Zoning Inspections:
Monday through Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Housing Officials:
Monday through Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (by appointment)

Building Inspections:
The Building Inspections Department issues permits for new construction work and any alterations or other types of construction work. Applications for construction permits, such as building , electrical , plumbing , heater replacement and fire protection work are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. at the Borough offices located at 165 Broadway Westville, New Jersey.  Visit this page to view the Uniform Construction Code.

When a property is sold , rented or a change of tenant occurs, the owner is required to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy form from the Borough Hall Office (165 Broadway). Please apply for the Certificate of Occupancy inspection as far in advance as possible. For additional information or applications, please call 456-0030, option 4.

Continued Certificate of Occupancy