Skip to main content

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


Page Navigation Show page menu

Department: Selling Your House~Inspections

Selling Your House~Inspections
  • Mandatory Inspections & Open Permit Search Link
      Prior to closing on the sale of your home all mandatory inspections must be completed.
      To confirm there are No Open Permits click on the SDL OPEN PERMIT SEARCH link above and log in. If you do not have an SDL account click on create account and follow the instructions. After logging in go to Find a Property. Enter the property address or block and lot numbers and click Go. You will be directed to the Property Page. To review the status of permits for the property being sold, scroll down and click on Permit Applications.
    • Certificate of Smoke Alarm, Carbon Monoxide Alarm, Portable Fire Extinquisher Compliance
      The New Jersey Uniform Fire Code 5:70-2.3(a) requires: “Before any one or two family structure is sold, leased or otherwise made subject to a change of occupancy for residential purposes, the owner shall obtain a Certificate of Smoke Alarm, Carbon Monoxide Alarm and Portable Fire Extinguisher Compliance (CSACMAPFEC), evidencing compliance with N.J.A.C 5:70-4.19. This is a mandatory inspection and must be completed prior to sale, lease, or change in occupancy by the Borough Fire Prevention Bureau.
    • Sewer Connection Inspection
      This inspection is mandatory and is required for all residential property on the Borough public sewer system. The Borough of Mendham does not require an inspection on private septic systems.
    • Sewer Utilitiy Account
      Selling or purchasing a home? There is no need to contact the Borough to transfer service.  The name of the new responsible party for the service will automatically transfer in the Borough Billing System from the sellers name to the new property owners name upon transfer of the property deed.