Division of Codes and Standards
|To establish and enforce health, welfare and safety standards as are necessary, for anything built, constructed or erected for use, occupancy or ornament on, above or below the surface of the earth in New Jersey.
About the Division
Codes and Regulations
The various Division of Codes and Standards programs are based on Code rooted in Law and implemented through Rule and Regulation. The following is information, or links to information, concerning those Codes, Laws and Rule or Regulation.
- Administrative Rules and Related Statutes
- Rule Proposals and Adoptions
- Current UCC Adopted Model Codes and Standards
- Previous UCC Model Codes, UCC History and Grace Period Info
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The New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, N.J.A.C. 5:23, is periodically updated, typically by affiliated NJ Register adoptions. The UCC is an online publication only. Subscriptions for printed updates are no longer available.
** Updates to the UCC are noted in the links below.
The UCC can be accessed online HERE.
** Online versions may be viewed and searched (use "Ctrl F").
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All of the Division of Codes and Standards' publications are organized by subject and listed below. Where appropriate, the same publications are also available from the division's program pages.
- Affordable Housing
- Asbestos Hazard Abatement
- Association Regulation Initiative
- Boarding Home Regulation and Assistance
- Carnival-Amusement Ride Safety
- Code Officials, Licensing and Continuing Education
- Elevator Safety
- Housing Code Enforcement
- Landlord-Tenant Information
- Lead Hazard Abatement
- Liquefied Petroleum Gas
- New Home Warranty & Builder Registration
- Planned Real Estate Development
- Uniform Construction Code
The DCA Service Portal provides online access to secure web-based system applications associated with DCA programs and services. The Division offers online services for the Bureau of Housing Inspection and the Elevator Safety Unit.
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You may contact the Division of Codes and Standards and all of its programs by mail, by telephone, by fax or by e-mail.
Office of the Director
NJ DCA - Division of Codes and Standards
PO Box 802 (For entire list of contacts click here)
101 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-0802
Phone: (609) 292-7899
Fax: (609) 633-6729
The Division of Codes & Standards conducts a continuing recruitment effort of qualified individuals.
The DCA Service Portal provides online access to secure web-based system applications associated with Elevatory Safey & Bureau of Housing Inspection.
Electronic Plan Review (projects under DCA jurisdiction)
DCA Data Hub: an inventory of public data that DCA provides
Access the Local Code of Ordinances Directory