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

Whole House Generator Permits


Zoning approval is required for the placement of the generator.

1. Electrical, Plumbing & Fire Subcode applications are required.

2. The generator specifications are to be included with the permit applications.

3. If the homeowner is to preform the installation, specifications for the transfer switch will be required as well.

4. A gas line diagram is to be included in permit package.

Note:  A plumber's seal is not required for gas line installations.

Generators are to be a minimum of 5 feet away from combustibles (building, vegetation, fencing, etc). per manufacturer's instructions.