Community Development

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT MUNICIPAL OFFICES REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. YOU MAY MAIL IN ANY CONSTRUCTION OR ZONING PERMIT REQUESTS OR DOCUMENTATION FOR REVIEW OR YOU MAY NOW DROP OFF DOCUMENTS IN THE LOBBY OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

PURSUANT TO GOVERNOR MURPHY’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 142, CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS MAY RESUME AS OF MAY 18, 2020. 

INSPECTIONS MAY BE SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME BUT WE ASK FOR YOUR PATIENCE DURING THIS NEXT PHASE OF REOPENING.


The Community Development Department is responsible for various land use and development related activities throughout the Township. Construction and zoning permits are issued from this office as well as approval of resale COs when a property is being sold. Also, construction and zoning code violations are investigated through the department.
   
The Department also provides administrative and technical support for the Historic Preservation Commission, Rent Leveling Board and administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Finally, the Department is the main point of contact for the U.S. Census.