Building & Permits
Martin J. Chiarolanzio
Construction Official / Zoning Officer
Hours: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Permits issued between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm
We believe the residents of Livingston and developers alike are entitled to professional, efficient and accurate guidance from trained professionals in the areas of construction, renovation and demolition of any and all property within the Township of Livingston.
We are committed to provide such assistance to residents and our fellow professionals in a courteous and timely manner. Therefore, the mission of the Livingston Building Department shall be to provide knowledge and service regarding local, state and federal building codes and standards in a manner which supports our commitment to the safety of our residents and the integrity of the department.
We willingly participate in a program of continuing education and testing in order to keep our staff informed of the latest techniques and requirements within the building trades industry as well as customer service and computer literacy.
Please feel free to email or call us with any questions.
Call before you dig! NJ One Call: 811 or 1-800-272-1000
Building Department Fee Schedule (Updated 1/11/2016)
For information regarding Zoning Applications or Tree Removal Applications please Click Here.
In 2016, several Building and Zoning fees were changed. The updated fees are as follows:
- Residential Zoning (Accessory Structures*) $75
- Residential Zoning (All Other) $140
- Commercial Signs $140
- Commercial Tenant $140
- Zoning Confirmation Letter $75
- Violation for Contractor Signs $75
*Accessory Structures: Deck, Fence, Retaining Wall, Portico, Front Porch, Gazebo / Pergola, and Raised Patio
Electrical Checklist (If the homeowner is doing their own electrical work)
Shower Pan Regulations (For renovations or new bathrooms)