Zoning Officer: David Testa, PE - (908) 769-2917
Code Enforcement Officer: Kenneth Capobianco - (908) 769-2913
Property Maintenance Inspector: Tom Allen - (908) 769-2972
Property Maintenance Inspector (Tue. – Thur. 8-4:30): Michael Garcia - (908) 769-2329
Secretary: Dawn Gaebel - (908) 769-2915

Rental Certificate of Occupancy (RCO)

Prior to renting out any residential property you must apply for a Rental Certificate of Occupancy *(RCO). The application fee for an RCO is $50.00 payable by cash with exact change or check and must be obtained prior to tenants taking occupancy.

Municipal Certificate of Compliance (MCC)

If you are selling your residential property, you must apply for a Municipal Certificate of Compliance *(MCC).  An inspector will come out and check to see that your home is in compliance with Borough Ordinances.  The fee for this is $50.00 for single family and an additional $25 for each additional unit.  The fee is payable by cash (exact change), certified check or money order.

*MCC and RCO forms may be obtained at the Construction/Zoning window Monday – Friday 8 – 4:30.
Payments are taken from 8:30 – 3:30 Monday - Friday

Zoning permits are required for the erection of Fence, Banner and Temporary Signs.  These may be obtained here:

263 Somerset Street North Plainfield, New Jersey 07060
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