Building Departments in Madison, New Jersey

There are 2 Building Departments in Madison, New Jersey, serving a population of 16,080 people in an area of 5 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 8,040 people, and 1 Building Department per 2 square miles.

In New Jersey, Madison is ranked 108th of 893 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 81st of 893 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Madison Building Departments

Find Madison, New Jersey building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Borough-Madison Building Department 205 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ

Madison Zoning 205 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ

About the Madison Building Department

Building Departments in Madison, NJ are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Madison DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Madison, New Jersey building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Madison building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Madison, NJ zoning laws and requirements

Madison Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Madison Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Madison Residential Housing Units
 MadisonMorris County
Total Housing Units5,643192,378
Occupied Housing Units5,456 (96.7%)180,896 (94.0%)
Madison Occupied Residential Buildings
 MadisonMorris County
Single-Family Detached Homes3,529 (64.7%)121,837 (67.4%)
Single-Family Attached Homes414 (7.6%)14,358 (7.9%)
2 Apartments500 (9.2%)6,918 (3.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments269 (4.9%)5,778 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments328 (6.0%)6,111 (3.4%)
10 or More Apartments416 (7.6%)25,502 (14.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing-392 (0.2%)
Madison Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 MadisonMorris County
2014 or Later80 (1.5%)1,271 (0.7%)
2010 to 201396 (1.8%)2,473 (1.4%)
2000 to 2009157 (2.9%)14,097 (7.8%)
1980 to 1999695 (12.7%)45,248 (25.0%)
1960 to 19791,061 (19.4%)55,096 (30.5%)
1940 to 19591,714 (1,714.0%)38,584 (38,584.0%)
1939 or Earlier1,653 (30.3%)24,127 (13.3%)
Madison Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 MadisonMorris County
1 Room40 (0.7%)2,028 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,707 (49.6%)86,627 (47.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,288 (23.6%)39,733 (22.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,367 (25.1%)48,326 (26.7%)
8 or More Rooms2,232 (40.9%)72,993 (40.4%)
Madison Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 MadisonMorris County
No Bedroom49 (0.9%)2,203 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom696 (12.8%)23,239 (12.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms2,707 (49.6%)86,627 (47.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,004 (36.7%)68,827 (38.0%)
Madison Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 MadisonMorris County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities5,456 (100.0%)180,514 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities5,447 (99.8%)179,862 (99.4%)