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Community Development & Land Use

The Department of Community Development and Land Use is responsible for ensuring that all properties in the Township of Brick are developed and maintained in accordance with both State of New Jersey Guidelines and Township ordinances.

Attention Contractors: The Township of Brick is hereby interested in procuring qualified General Contractors to perform home improvement projects through the existing Brick Township Housing Rehabilitation Program. Projects range within $10,000 to $20,000 in overall costs and include health and safety improvements and code violation abatement for pre-qualified single family homeowners in Brick. Contractors are responsible for obtaining all municipal permits and only licensed contractors and subcontractors are allowed to participate in the program. Contractors are also mandated to have a valid New Jersey “Business Registration Certificate” (BRC) and “Home Improvement Contractors” (HIC) license.

To register as a qualified “contractor bidder” through the program, please contact Rehabco Inc., the program’s administrator at (732) 477-7750 or the Township of Brick, Department of Land Use at (732) 262-1042 ext. 1342 to make an appointment to be qualified. Rehabco offices are located in the Township of Brick.  Please click here for more information.

LAND USE FEE SCHEDULE

Construction Inspections

Construction Inspections is responsible for issuing permits for everything from new homes to sheds.  The Division also conducts the required inspections to ensure all construction and development is being done properly. 

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement is responsible for enforcing property maintenance ordinances which protect public health and the safety of residential and non-residential structures.  Code Enforcement is also responsible for inspecting rental properties prior to tenant occupancy.

Land Use Management and Planning

The Office of Land Use Management is responsible for making sure that development within Brick Township is completed in a responsible and well-ordered manner. To better perform this task, the Office of Land Use Management works closely with various other Township offices that oversee development within the community such as the Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, Zoning Office and Building Department.

Zoning

The Zoning Office is responsible for enforcing the zoning code that has been established through ordinances adopted by the Township Council.  Zoning ordinances regulate the use of land and set regulations for everything from structure size to setbacks.

Engineering

The Division of Engineering is responsible for the design and development of the township's infrastructure.  Engineering is responsible for inspecting  and overseeing infrastructure projects, both private and public, within the borders of the community.

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