There are multiple agencies involved when there is alteration, renovation and/or construction of a (new) educational facility.
The Department of Environmental Protection Site Remediation Program
For Madden-subject Sites, please see the Environmental Guidance for Schools.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Office of Permit Coordination and Environmental Review
Please call (609) 292-3600 or visit www.nj.gov/dep/pcer/extension.htm.
The Department of Education-Office of School Facilities
For Madden subject schools (N.J.A.C. 6A:26-3) Capital Project Review and Land Acquisition for new schools (N.J.A.C. 6A:26-7), please visit the Department of Education website at: www.state.nj.us/education/facilities
School Development Authority (SDA)
For school construction in Abbott Districts, please visit www.njsda.gov.
Department of Community Affairs: Division of Codes and Standards
For projects involving the creation of a new public school by a local Board of Education and plan review and inspection for all projects undertaken by the SDA, please visit www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/.
- For all other school projects, Uniform Construction Code enforcement is handled at the local level.