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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

Contact List

Mission Statement

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.

General Information

Call before you dig! NJ One Call: 811 or 1-800-272-1000

Building Department Fee Schedule (Updated 1/11/2016)

Building Permit Procedures

Foundation Location Notice

Frequently Asked Questions

Obtaining Final Inspections

Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements

For information regarding Zoning Applications or Tree Removal Applications please Click Here.

Important Announcement

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


Construction Permit: Construction Permit Jacket, Permit Request Form, Update / Change of Contractor Application

Annual Pool Inspection Application

Application for Certificate

Application for Variation

Clothing Bin Application

Commercial Certificate of Continued Occupancy and Livingston Mall Maps

Commercial Sign Zoning Application

Commercial Zoning Application

Construction Record Search

Development Fee Form

Residential Zoning Permit

Storage Container Conditions and Application

Sign Requirements for Livingston Town Center

Storefront Sign Calculation- Livingston Mall

Storefront Sign Area Calculation (all other)



Addition / New Single Family

Bathroom / Kitchen Application

Basement Application

Chimney Certification

Chimney Liner Sizing Form


Electrical Checklist (If the homeowner is doing their own electrical work)


Heating & Cooling

Open Deck

Retaining Wall

Required Inspections

Sports Courts


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