Mon – Fri: 8:30 – 4:00
Closed from 12–1pm
Ewing, NJ 08628
Township of Ewing
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
(f) (609) 406-1384
Hours of Operation
M - F - 8:30am - 4pm
**Closed 12pm - 1pm daily**
The Construction Office administers and enforces New Jersey's official codes to protect the health and safety of Ewing Township residents. Staff
Emergency Work can start immediately once our office has been notified. The property owner has 72 hours to submit the appropriate permit requests[s]. Valid emergencies include roof leaks, heater repairs / replacements and other conditions which may affect the safety of the occupant[s].
Minor Work Permits are required to be submitted before work begins. Description of minor work can be found in N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.17A
Regular Work Permits are required before work begins. Regular permits cover work such as construction of new buildings, additions, renovations involving more than 25% of existing roofing or siding, decks, pools and storage sheds of 200ft2 or more.
Permits are not required for day-to-day repairs and / or improvements including painting, window and door replacement using new material of the same dimensions and carpet installations.
Residential drawings can be done by the homeowner if the unit is a single family dwelling and the homeowner resides at the location of the proposed construction. The plans must be submitted in duplicate, accompanied by the appropriate technical applications, and are subject to the approval of the code official.
Commercial drawings must be completed by an NJ-licensed architect or engineer and submitted in duplicate with the appropriate technical applications. Commercial applicants are also required to submit final “as builts” in digital form on a CD.
The Construction Office administers and enforces the following codes to protect the health and safety of Ewing Township residents.
NJ Uniform Construction Code (UCC)
The UCC, the state’s approved building, plumbing, electrical and fire sub-codes, are maintained by the NJ Department of Community Affairs, Division of Codes and Standards.
The State Fire Prevention Code, as adopted by the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety.