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Building Construction Department

(973) 593-3064
(973) 593-3064
(973) 593-4955
Hartley Dodge Memorial Building
50 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940 (map)


For all inspections, please call 973.593.3064; when calling for inspections, your permit number and type of inspection  is required.

Inspections are performed on Monday thru Friday.

The following inspections are required by N.J.A.C.  5:23-2.18

New Buildings - Additions - Renovations

1.  Footing inspection (prior to pouring concrete)
2.  Backfill of foundation (including footing drains when applicable)
3a.  Electrical rough wiring  
3b.  Fire smoke detector location inspection (BY FIRE INSPECTOR)
4.  Rough plumbing
5.  Framing
6.  Basement floor/garage floor (prior to pouring)
7.  Insulation
8.  Final electric
9.  Final plumbing
10.  Final building
11.  Final fire protection
12.  Water meter inspection (new dwellings)

Wood and Coal Burning Appliances and Masonary Fireplaces

1. Footing inspection
2. Throat and smoke chamber inspection
3. U.L. listed premanufactured metal chimneys and fireplaces (a rough inspection, by the Fire Inspector, prior to covering any openings around chimney connectors where they pass through walls, ceilings, rooms, attics or roofs)
4.  Final (when all work has been completed)

Inground Pools

1.  Bond beam prior to backfill for liner pools/rebar on concrete pools
2.  Electrical
3.  Plumbing
4.  Final (to include fencing)