Thomas Petto, Construction Official
Delaware Township Hall
P.O. Box 500
570 Rosemont Ringoes Road
Sergeantsville, NJ 08557
(609) 397-3240 Ext. 201
Direct Fax Number (609) 397-0651
Thomas Petto, Construction Official/Fire & Building Subcode/Inspector
Pete Buchanan, Electrical Subcode/Inspector
Chris Rose, Plumbing Subcode/Inspector
Tammy Oberly, Technical Assistant
GENERAL OFFICE HOURS
Construction Code Official
Wednesday Evenings: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Construction Office – Technical Assistant
Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Construction Office is closed on Tuesday and Thursday
All inspections are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
To schedule an inspection call (609) 397-3240 ext.201.
Please have permit number, block and lot, address, a number you can be reached at, type of inspection and date you are requesting.
DO NOT ANTICIPATE-only call for inspection when the work is complete.
For the resale of a home in Delaware Township the following is required:
Construction Records Clearance application (CRC). An application can be obtained through the building dept. The cost is $35.00 payable to Delaware Township and is the responsibility of the seller or agent for the seller. (FORMS)
One application per address to be presented at the closing
Certification of Smoke Detector Compliance- This application is filed with the Division of Fire Safety at the state of New Jersey. The contact phone number is (609) 633-6132. This is NOT filed with the township.
Most frequent projects that require permits:
- Roofing or siding
- Finished basements
- Pool installations
- Pool barrier (fences)
- Furnace or water heater replacements
- Electrical service panel modifications
- Fire/burglary alarms (registration Delaware Township Police 397-8189)
- Tank install/Demolition
Delaware Township Zoning only:
Zoning Office: Michael Mullin
Wednesday Evenings 4:45pm-6:45pm
Any land use including sheds, fences, patios, pools, decks, addition etc. require a zoning application.
Construction Referral Application – Any property with a well and/or septic that requires zoning, also requires a Construction Referral approval from the Hunterdon County Health Department (908) 788-1351
Hunterdon County Soil Approval – Any new single family dwelling, or any addition or structure disturbing more than an acre requires approval from Hunterdon County Soil. (908) 788-9466.
D & R Canal – Construction projects within 1000 feet of the Delaware & Raritan Canal require approval from the D & R Canal. (609) 397-2000.
Driveway Permit- A new driveway requires a permit from the Delaware Township Road Department for entrance from township roads (609) 397-3530 or the Hunterdon County Road Department for entrance from county roads (908) 788-1178.