Vacant Property Registration

Registration Ordinance

In 2018, the Maplewood Township Committee adopted the Vacant Property Registration Ordinance (#2891-18). This regulation requires that all vacant properties/ buildings are registered with the Township of Maplewood in accordance with Maplewood Code. 

Owners of a vacant property must register within 30 days after the building becomes vacant or within 30 days after assuming ownership of a vacant property. Download the Vacant Property Registration Application form below:


The fee pertaining to ordinance #2891-18

  • Initial Registration: $500.00
  • First Renewal: $1,500.00
  • Second Renewal: $2,000.00
  • Subsequent Renewal: $5000.00

For more information or questions, please contact the Building Department at (973) 762-8120 ext. 5601 or 3703.