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The Building Department provides assistance to residents and commercial contractors engaged in construction, remodeling and repair within Washington Township.  The building department also serves the residents of Mansfield Township, Warren County. The office enforces compliance with all State rules and regulations regarding construction.

The Building department issues permits and conducts inspections for construction, repairs and renovations, additions, electric and gas service upgrades, demolition, roofing, siding, swimming pools, sheds, replacement of hot water heaters and removal of tanks, etc.

Before you start a project:

Please contact the department at 908-876-4711 or visit the office located in the Municipal Building on the lower floor, The Municipal building is locates at 43 Schooley’s Mountain Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853.

You should obtain a Construction Permit Application Package from our office.  Complete the application(s) and submit the package and 2 sets of plans to the department for review.

When the plan review process is complete, the applicant will be notified of the permit fee. If the application is incomplete, the applicant will be notified of the missing information.

Work can be started when fees are paid and the Construction Permit is issued.

Guides to Permitting


Building Department Info

43 Schooley's Mountain Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853

Phone: 908-876-4711
Fax: 908-876-5138

Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

June – August Hours
Monday to Thursday, 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Neil Ruggiero , Construction Official

Building Department e-mail: