The Township's Housing Officer is responsible for administering and enforcing property maintenance, the Fire Code of the State of New Jersey, and The Township Code, Chapter 20 - Housing agency. The Housing Officer has overall responsibility for the administrative oversight of all residential dwellings and dwelling units at the time of transfer of title or occupancy.
The Housing Officer is also responsible for registering landlords and monitoring those dwellings that are rented by their owners. This ensures that those properties that are rented are properly maintained and that the tenants of those dwellings do not negatively impact the quality of life of those residents in the neighborhood in which the rented dwelling is located.
Certificate of Continued Occupancy Guidelines In the related documents box below there is a guide for those applying for a Continued Certificate of Occupancy. It is not a checklist, but is intended to assist the applicant in preparing for the inspection by listing some of the general items observed during an inspection which includes, but is not limited to, the items on the list.
Residents requesting an inspection should complete the Continued Certificate of Occupancy Form in the related documents box below and submit it to the Housing Office with the required payment. Payment amounts vary and are listed on the form.