Building and Zoning in NJ

Basic Building, Planning and Zoning Rules in the State of New Jersey

Copyright © 2010 by Carl E. Peters

Have you ever encountered difficulty in obtaining a building permit or planning board or zoning approval from a New Jersey Municipality?

If so, or if you are simply contemplating a project, this guide to  building planning and zoning in New Jersey may be for you.

You can access each chapter directly through the navigation menu or, if you simply can’t wait, click on the link below to download the full document in PDF format.

Building and Zoning in New Jersey (PDF)

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The author, Carl E. Peters is one of fewer than 10 people licensed by the State of New Jersey as a Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor, Professional Planner, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official and Plumbing Subcode Official. He is also a Certified Municipal Engineer and Mediator and founder of Carl E. Peters, LLC