Construction Helpful Links:
How to Complete Construction Permits
This is a instructional guide on how to complete permits. Please click on the hyperlink to access each tutorial on how to complete each section of the construction permit you need to submit to the construction office.
How to find your Block and Lot Information
Construction Permit Application Jacket (Form: F100)
Building Subcode Technical Section (Form: F110)
Construction Permit (Form: F170)
Electrical Subcode Technical Section (Form: F120)
Fire Protection Subcode Technical Section (Form: F140)
Mechanical Inspector Technical Section (Form: F145)
Plumbing Subcode Technical Section (Form: F130)
Construction Forms (printable and fillable documents)
Construction Permit Update (Form: F190)
Chimney Verification for Replacement of Fuel-Fired Equipment
Air Barrier and Insulation Checklist
Zoning Officer’s Office Hours:
Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A zoning permit is required but not limited to the following items:
Before any construction permit is issued or any proposed change of use or new construction is allowed, a zoning review must be completed to ensure there are no conflicts with the zoning ordinances. If the proposal does not comply with the zoning requirements and the applicant wishes to continue with the project, the applicant can apply to the Planning Board for a variance.
Any structure intended for swimming, recreational bathing or wading that contains water over 24 inches deep. This includes above-ground and in-ground pools; hot tubs; spas and fixed-in place wading pools.
There is no definition of time frame.
The following is required prior to installing a pool:
All the above measures are put in place to protect the homeowner. If you have installed a pool without a permit, you may be held liable for any accidents that occur. Homeowner’s insurance will not cover anything that required a permit that was not obtained.
All property owners should have a copy of a survey for the property they own. If you are unable to locate your survey, you can see if the town has a copy on file by clicking HERE and registering with our permit portal, if you have not already registered.
Please provide a copy of your survey when you are applying for a zoning permit.
Feel free to contact the construction and zoning department if you are unsure as to whether a zoning permit may or may not be required.
Helpful Zoning Links:
Land Use Ordinances
Impervious Coverage Worksheet
Zoning Permit Application
Bulk Building Requirements
Selling, Purchasing, or Renting a Property in Mine Hill
Certificate of Habitability and Fire Inspections
The Certificate of Habitability Ordinance requires that the owner of any property that is being sold or rented obtain a Certificate of Habitability whenever there is a change in occupancy. An annual inspection is also required for Rental Properties.
The certificate MUST be obtained before the new occupancy takes place.
Do not move in without a certificate of occupancy it is a violation.
It is strongly recommended that the application is submitted to the zoning department at least 30 days prior to the change in ownership or occupancy in order for the required inspection to be scheduled and completed.
Items needed prior to submitting your application
All open construction permits and violations have been closed out.
*Health Department requirements for a certificate of completion
Please note, if you have any questions regarding well decommissioning or the septic inspection contact the Health Department at 973-691-0900 ext. 7330.
The Certificate of Habitability does not replace or supersede a home inspection
Regulations For Home Sale and Fire Safety and Habitability Application (for transfer of sale)
Annual Fire Safety Inspection Application for Rentals
To contact the Construction Department please click here.