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Construction & Land Use

 

CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

The Madison Building Department handles the processing & issuance of building and construction permits for Chatham Borough property owners and their contractors and schedules all subcode inspections.

[Chatham Township property owners should contact the Chatham Township Construction Office at 973-635-3204 or Construction@chathamtownship-nj.gov  ]

 

 

CHATHAM BOROUGH property owners can check the status of their construction permits 24/7 on the Construction Permit Portal. [First-time users must register and create an account]


ZONING AND LAND USE MATTERS

Inquiries concerning zoning and land disturbance matters, including reviews for signage, fences, driveways, patios and sheds, building height, lot coverage, building setbacks & bulk requirements and for zoning permits, are handled by the Chatham Borough Engineer's office. Please contact Vince DeNave at 973-635-0674 x270 or email vdenave@chathamborough.org

CERTIFICATES OF CONTINUED OCCUPANCY

Inquires concerning applications and issuance of permits for Certificates of Continued Occupancy (CCO) are handled by the Chatham Borough Clerk's Office. Please contact Liz Holler at 973-635-0674 x204 or email  lholler@chathamborough.org .  

 

MADISON BUILDING DEPARTMENT

The Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, 2nd floor, 50 Kings Road, Madison, NJ  

Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
973-593-3064  [please do not leave inspection requests on voicemail.]

TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS:

Lisa Quinn,  Certified Technical Assistant    quinnl@rosenet.org
Valerie Walters, Certified Technical Assistant    waltersv@rosenet.org
Amy Greeley, Certified Technical Assistant   greeleya@rosenet.org

SUBCODE OFFICIALS :

Russell Brown –  Construction Official    brownr@rosenet.org

Mickey Quinn - Building Subcode Official / Fire subcode Official   quinnm@rosenet.org

Al Fisch – Plumbing Subcode Official    fischa@rosenet.org

Robert Smith -  Electrical Subcode Official    smithr@rosenet.org