Division of Codes and Standards
The Division of Codes and Standards establishes and enforces building codes, in partnership with the State's municipalities, to protect the health and safety of New Jersey residents. The Division enforces the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law, the Uniform Construction Code implementing the building, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, energy, mechanical, elevator, radon, asbestos, rehabilitation and barrier-free subcodes, and lead hazard abatement; it oversees carnival and amusement ride inspections, LPGas installations, rooming and boarding house licensing, and the State's New Home Warranty program.
Division Contact InformationEdward M. Smith
, Assistant Director
Phone: (609) 292-7898
Fax: (609)-633-6729Superstorm Sandy InformationIncluding Home elevation information