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Typically, any exterior structure or construction work will require a survey. Its most commonly requested for the construction of an addition, air conditioning condenser, deck or new building.
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Building Department review only: Two sets of hardcopy drawings and one digital copy are required when plans are being submitted for review. Digital copies may be submitted by CD, e-mail or USB memory drive form. If Health Department review is is required: Three sets of hardcopy drawings and one digital copy are required when plans are being submitted.
After 3:00 pm, no permits will be issued or money accepted. Permits must be picked up between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm.
On the last day of the month, no permits will be issued or money will be accepted after 11:00 am.
On weekdays between 7:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.; Construction and demolition is not allowed to be done between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following day on weekdays or at any time between 6:00 p.m. Friday and 7:00 a.m. on Monday, or 6:00 p.m. the day preceding a legal holiday and 7:00 a.m. the day following a legal holiday, provided that such equipment is equipped with a functioning muffler. An exception to this prohibition shall be such emergency situations when work is permitted by the Village President, the Village Administrator or their designee.
If a resident feels that a neighbor or member of the community is working during hours that they shouldn’t, please call the Police Department at 973-763-3000, ext. 0 for the non-emergency line.
Once the OPRA request has been received by the Clerk's office, they will send it to our office; within seven (7) business days we will advise you if we have records available for your review. There is only a fee if you request printed copies of records.
No permit is required for existing detached one- or two-family dwellings for the roof covering materials. This include all buildings such as garages, sheds, pool houses, and the like that are accessory to a detached one- or two-family home (Group R-5). Stripping the roof down to existing sheathing or putting on a second layer of roof covering does NOT require a permit. Townhouses and condos will require roof permits. Replacing sheathing will always require a permit.
In all occupancies, no permit is required for the replacement of any part of a deck, porch or stoop that does not provide support to a building or structure. Any part includes the deck support posts or columns, headers or girders, floor joists, decking, railing, stairs, etc. Replacement of any of these parts will NOT require a permit. A total replacement, from the existing foundation or footing on up, will require a full permit. A total replacement, expansion of an existing deck, or the new installation of a deck will require a full permit, not a minor work permit.
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