Code Enforcement

  • Prohibition of Single Use Plastic Bags

Department Mission

The mission of the Building Department is to assure the health and safety of the people who live, work, and otherwise make use of all structures by the consistent and thorough enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code as adopted by the State of New Jersey, Maplewood Zoning and Development Ordinance, property maintenance code enforcement, and other regulations as the Township of Maplewood adopts.

The responsibilities of the Building Department include:

  • Construction code 
  • Zoning code enforcement 
  • Property maintenance enforcement
  • Rental registration and inspection
  • Certificate of Continued Use and Occupancy - Resale inspection of property prior to sale or re-occupancy