Building and Construction Department

The Ramsey Construction Department oversees the administration and enforcement of the New Jersey State Uniform Construction Code,
Division of Codes and Standards (NJAC 5:23).


Permits are issued each day until 4:00 p.m. Call 201-825-3400, ext. 251 for additional information.
Building permits provide the means for Code Officials to protect residents by reducing the potential hazards of unsafe construction thereby ensuring the public health, safety and welfare.

Certificate of Occupancy

The Planning Board reviews new construction and new businesses located in Ramsey. Any new business must submit a Waiver of Site Plan (PDF) to the Planning Board before a Certificate of Occupancy can be issued. A continued Certificate of Occupancy (CO) is obtained from the Building Department and the fee is $200.00.