Borough of Prospect Park, NJ

Construction Department

All construction in New Jersey is regulated under the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code. This code is designed to ensure uniform standards of all phases of construction in each municipality in the State. It is to the benefit of everyone as consumers and /or property owners to apply for the various construction permits required, because

  1. the materials of construction meet codes,
  2. contractors and suppliers can be checked, and
  3. standards of construction, installations and workmanship are assured by the municipal inspectors.

All construction permits are obtained from:

Prospect Park Municipal Building
106 Brown Ave
Prospect Park, NJ 07508

If building permits are not obtained for improvements, penalties are imposed.

No permits are issued after 4:00 pm

Office Hours:



When you need a building permit:

When you don't need a building permit:

Maintenance and Repair Items Requiring a Permit:

Building Permit Required

Construction Permit Required

Demolition Permit Required

Electrical Permit Required

Plumbing Permit Required

Improvements That Will Increase Your Tax Assessment

The Following are requirements under the UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE N.J.A.C.5:23-2.18