The Division of Codes and Standards establishes and enforces building codes, in partnership with the State's municipalities, to protect the health and safety of New Jersey residents. The Division enforces the Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law, the Uniform Construction Code implementing the building, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, energy, mechanical, one- and two-family dwelling, fuel gas, rehabilitation, barrier-free, asbestos, radon, playground safety and elevator subcodes, and lead hazard abatement; it oversees carnival and amusement ride inspections, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) installations, rooming and boarding house licensing, and the State's New Home Warranty program. 

Edward M. SmithDirector
Phone: (609) 292-7899
Fax: (609) 633-6729

   Kevin Luckie, Assistant Director   
Phone: (609) 292-7899
Fax: (609) 633-6729 

    Susan Woidill, Assistant Director   
Phone: (609) 633-6216
Fax: (609) 633-6208   


DCA Service Portal

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.
Click here to access Service Portal


Electronic Plan Review
     (projects under DCA jurisdiction)     
Click here to access ePlans

          UCCformsclick here to
access forms

Exempt Work,
NJAC 5:23-2.7,
Ordinary Maintenance


Local Code of Ordinances Directory

Click here to access the Local Code of Ordinances Directory