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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.

PLEASE NOTE - The Township is experiencing extremely high permit application volumes, in large part, related to Superstorm Sandy recovery. Permit reviews are underway with staff resources fully dedicated to the review process. As a result, we are requesting your patience in responding to status updates. Please be assured that you will be contacted if there is a deficiency discovered in your permit application, or when the permit is ready to be issued. We will contact you regarding the status of your permit application. Thank you for your patience. We are working diligently to process all permit applications.



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.


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.


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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