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1 E. Main St.
Rockaway, NJ 07866

Building / Construction Office

This office issues building permits (electrical, fire, construction, plumbing, and demolition) and schedules/performs inspections. Please call the construction office to find out if you need a permit before you begin your work and to schedule an inspection. Remember, the purpose of permits is to protect you and your neighbors by ensuring that the work is accomplished in accordance with the building codes.

Permits are required for:

  • building additions
  • changes to electrical or plumbing systems
  • installing or replacing structures such as decks, pools, hot tubs, fire alarm systems, wood stoves, or fireplaces.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Refer to the Official or Inspector for specific hours.

Contact Info

Phone Number: 973-627-8035


Please call the construction office to schedule an inspection.

Technical Assistant to Construction Official
Colleen Reardon
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Construction Official
Tim Braden
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Electrical Inspector
Joseph Bevacqua
Hours: Monday & Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m.

Plumbing Inspector
Alan Spinozzi
Hours: Thursday, 7 to 10 a.m.

Fire Inspector
Chris DiBella
Hours: Wednesday, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m


There are no municipal forms. Please go to the NJ Department of Community Affairs for Construction Permit Application Packet and Related Forms with instructions.

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