Construction / Building Sub-Code
Building permits may be required for alterations such as bathroom and kitchen remodeling; new interior framing and insulation, roofs, siding, decks and demolition. For more information, visit the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Electrical Sub-Code Official
- Michael Heflich
- Monday & Wednesday, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
- Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Electrical permits are required for service upgrades on A/C units, furnaces, boilers, smoke detectors, pools, hot tubs, spas and lighting fixtures. For more information, visit the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Fire Sub-Code Official
- Joe Zavardino
Fire permits are required for smoke detectors, heating systems and fireplaces. For more information, visit the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Plumbing permits are required for water heaters, backflow preventers, gas piping, sewer connection, water service connection and boilers. For more information, visit the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
For questions regarding zoning, please call, 201-664-2346 ext.1025
- Maria Haag
- Phone: 201-664-2346 ext. 1065
Zoning permits are required for all additions, decks, sheds, fences, pools, patios and driveways.
Please view our Forms page for Zoning permits and forms.
View the Zoning Map of River Vale Township (PDF).
Property Maintenance / Violations
If you are concerned about a condition that you feel is in violation of the Property Maintenance and/or Zoning Ordinance please bring it to our attention and a Code Enforcement Inspector will be assigned for the purposes of investigation and resolution of any violations found. A complaint can be made by calling 201-664-2346, ext.1025 or filling in a complaint form (PDF) and email it to us.
Vacant Property Registration Form