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More Resources for Educational Facilities

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
  • 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:
  • School Development Authority (SDA)
    For school construction in Abbott Districts, please visit
  • 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
    • For all other school projects, Uniform Construction Code enforcement is handled at the local level.

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