Building Departments in Bergen County, New Jersey

There are 22 Building Departments in Bergen County, New Jersey, serving a population of 937,920 people in an area of 233 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 42,632 people, and 1 Building Department per 10 square miles.

In New Jersey, Bergen County is ranked 12th of 21 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 4th of 21 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Bergen County Building Departments

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

Bergen County Planning Department 1 Bergen County Plaza Hackensack, NJ

Closter Building Department 295 Closter Dock Road Closter, NJ

Closter Zoning 295 Closter Dock Road Closter, NJ

Cresskill Zoning 67 Union Ave Cresskill, NJ

Dumont Borough Building Department Ste 2, 50 Washington Ave Dumont, NJ

East Rutherford Building Department 199 Paterson Avenue East Rutherford, NJ

Fair Lawn Planning Department 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue Fair Lawn, NJ

Glen Rock Building Department 1 Harding Plaza Glen Rock, NJ

Hackensack Building Department 410 Railroad Avenue Hackensack, NJ

Hackensack Zoning 65 Central Avenue Hackensack, NJ

Leonia Zoning 312 Broad Avenue Leonia, NJ

Lyndhurst Township Building Department 253 Stuyvesant Avenue Lyndhurst, NJ

Midland Park Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 280 Godwin Avenue Midland Park, NJ

Northvale Building Department 116 Paris Avenue Northvale, NJ

Oakland Zoning 1 Municipal Plz Oakland, NJ

Paramus Building Department 1 West Jockish Square Paramus, NJ

Park Ridge Zoning 53 Park Avenue Park Ridge, NJ

Saddle Brook Building Department 540 Saddle River Road Saddle Brook, NJ

Saddle River Building Department 100 East Allendale Road Saddle River, NJ

Teaneck City Building Department 818 Teaneck Road Teaneck, NJ

Teaneck Planning Department 818 Teaneck Road Teaneck, NJ

Woodcliff Lake Building Department 188 Pascack Road Woodcliff Lake, NJ

About the Bergen County Building Department

Building Departments in Bergen County, 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 Bergen County 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:
  • Bergen County, New Jersey building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Bergen County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Bergen County, NJ zoning laws and requirements

Bergen County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Bergen County 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.

Bergen County Residential Housing Units
 Bergen CountyNew Jersey
Total Housing Units356,6543,605,401
Occupied Housing Units338,249 (94.8%)3,213,362 (89.1%)
Bergen County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Bergen CountyNew Jersey
Single-Family Detached Homes183,608 (54.3%)1,754,953 (54.6%)
Single-Family Attached Homes16,797 (5.0%)289,235 (9.0%)
2 Apartments47,047 (13.9%)290,743 (9.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments20,643 (6.1%)199,314 (6.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments12,120 (3.6%)153,429 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments56,971 (16.8%)497,820 (15.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,063 (0.3%)27,868 (0.9%)
Bergen County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Bergen CountyNew Jersey
2014 or Later3,251 (1.0%)28,644 (0.9%)
2010 to 20134,346 (1.3%)52,093 (1.6%)
2000 to 200918,383 (5.4%)289,142 (9.0%)
1980 to 199947,078 (13.9%)695,397 (21.6%)
1960 to 197981,386 (24.1%)847,137 (26.4%)
1940 to 1959114,044 (114,044.0%)721,871 (721,871.0%)
1939 or Earlier69,761 (20.6%)579,078 (18.0%)
Bergen County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Bergen CountyNew Jersey
1 Room7,379 (2.2%)70,149 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms187,449 (55.4%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms96,428 (28.5%)994,248 (30.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms100,319 (29.7%)923,083 (28.7%)
8 or More Rooms89,148 (26.4%)835,220 (26.0%)
Bergen County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Bergen CountyNew Jersey
No Bedroom7,908 (2.3%)76,253 (2.4%)
1 Bedroom52,896 (15.6%)444,677 (13.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms187,449 (55.4%)1,874,131 (58.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms89,996 (26.6%)818,301 (25.5%)
Bergen County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Bergen CountyNew Jersey
With Complete Plumbing Facilities337,573 (99.8%)3,204,437 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities335,986 (99.3%)3,188,970 (99.2%)