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)
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.
In 2016, several Building and Zoning fees were changed. The updated fees are as follows:
*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
Chimney Liner Sizing Form
Electrical Checklist (If the homeowner is doing their own electrical work)
Heating & Cooling