General Information
Phone Numbers
(201) 652-5300
Emergencies: Dial 911
63 Franklin Turnpike

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Building Department includes administration and enforcement of zoning, building and other codes as well as property maintenance. Within the Building Department, the Waldwick Construction Official enforces the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code (UCC).

Certificate of Compliance Inspection (COC)  - State law requires an inspection of the smoke alarm(s), carbon monoxide alarm(s) and portable fire extinguisher(s) before the sale, transfer or rental of residential property can occur (N.J.A.C. 5:70-4.19).

When Do I Need a Permit?

Fire Prevention Bureau

Construction Permit Forms

Block/Lot finder - enter address in "Property location" box and click "Search"

Inspection Schedules

Zoning Map

Zoning Permit Application-Non-Residentially Used or Zoned Properties



Lead Based Paint Inspection Information:

In accordance with P.L. 2021, c. 182 known as NJ Lead Safe Act, the Borough of Waldwick has established Ordinance 2023‐#07. The Ordinance has added Chapter 68 Lead Based Paint Inspections to the Borough Code.

Below is a summary of the adopted ordinance. The full ordinance can be found at

Please reach out to the Borough of Waldwick at 201‐652‐5300 X 232 if you require additional information.