Code Enforcement Officer
(732) 244-7400 ext. 237
(732) 244-7400 ext. 238
The Code Enforcement Office’s primary concern is maintaining a safe and clean environment in Berkeley Township.
The Code Enforcement Office would like to remind residence of a few things that are helpful in maintaining a safe and clean environment in Berkeley Township. First, is required that all homes and businesses have their street numbers displayed in a manner that will aid emergency personnel in the event of an emergency situation. Second, remember to annually cheek the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
A reminder that garbage, recyclables and bulk items should not be placed outside for pick-up until 4:00 pm the day prior to the scheduled pick-up date. Also Ordinance 35-89:23, membrane structures (portable structures) cannot be left on the property any longer than 72 hours and cannot be used for habitation or storage.
A Certificate of Occupancy is required when anyone is selling or renting a home. Applications are available and can be picked up at the Code Enforcement Office Monday thru Friday; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions, complaints, concerns or comments at (732) 244-7400 ext. 238. Also a reminder to residence that all complaints brought to the Code Enforcement Office attention, will, as it has in the past, remain anonymous.
Any time you rent or sell your home in Berkeley Township you must apply for a Certificate of Occupancy. For Renting this applies every time the tenant changes.
If you are renting a property you must make sure that you register as a landlord with the Berkeley Township Clerks Office, the form is available online in the Clerks Department Page of this site.
Please keep in mind in the age restricted communities of Berkeley Township a certification of age from the Homeowners Association in that area is also required for both resale and rentals.
* Please keep in mind that the Fire Prevention Bureau has forms for this inspection as well and can be obtained on this site from the Fire Prevention Bureau Page.
Berkeley Township has a property maintenance code, which can be found in Chapter 12 of the Municipal Code Book: