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Mendham Borough Seal BOROUGH OF MENDHAM
973-543-7152 • 2 West Main Street • Mendham, NJ 07945

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  • Construction & Building Permitting & Inspections
      ALL INSPECTIONS MUST BE SCHEDULED THROUGH THE SDL PORTAL. To schedule or check status of permitting & inspections click on the SDL link above. If you do not have an SDL account click on Create Account and follow the instructions. Login to your account and go to Check a Building Permit Status link and enter the Permit # to review status of permitting & inspections for the property. To schedule an inspection go to On Line Request and scroll down and click on Building Inspections link. To confirm there are No Open Permits go to Find a Property Link and enter the address, block or lot to review status of all permits for the property.
    • Construction Permit Application Packet & Related Forms
      The Mendham Borough Construction Department utilizes the State Department of Community Affairs Construction Permit Application Packet & Related Forms. Please fill out all required application forms from the State site. Please print your completed application forms and deposit the hard copy of your application forms in the Drop Box at the front of the Bowers Building, 6 W Main St. 07945. Completed applications forms may also be sent via US Mail or other delivery service. The Borough cannot accept application forms electronically due to the State mandating a raised Contractor Seal on most forms. The New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Act allows 20 working days for the review and issuing of a construction permit. THE 20 DAYS STARTS WHEN A COMPLETE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED & ALL PRIOR REQUIRED ZONING, ENGINEERING, ENVIROMENTAL, UTILITIES & LAND USE OR PLANNING APPROVALS HAVE BEEN SATISFIED. All prior approvals must be obtained before a construction permit can be issued. Prior Approvals include: Zoning Review; Historic Preservation Commission; Engineering Review; Joint Land Use Board (Planning & Board of Adjustment); NJDEP; Utility Companies; Morris County Soil Conservation; Mendham Commons Home Owner Association. The size and scope of the construction project will determine the length of time for the review process--i.e.. a single Sub-Code permit will take less time than a Multiple Sub-Code permit. Due to required prior approvals additions & alterations can take several weeks, a new home can take several months due to Board & Commission Meeting Schedules. The completeness of the information submitted with your permit can greatly assist with all review and approval process. For detailed information please click on Departments at top of Home Page and go to Construction Department. FOR A QUICK RESPONSE TO QUESTIONS OR INQUIRIES ABOUT PERMIT APPLICAITONS PLEASE CLICK THE EMAIL LINK BELOW (CONSTRUCTION@MENDHAMNJ.ORG) INCLUDE THE ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY IN SUBJECT LINE OF EMAIL.